About the role:
Expressions of interest for a secondment until January 2023 are sought for this Private Secretary role. This role will support the Small Business Policy portfolio.
In this role you will have ample opportunity to make a difference through the provision of effective and appropriate support and advice. You’ll also use your excellent relationship management and influencing skills to work collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders and actively build and manage networks of contacts within Parliament, MBIE, and other external portfolio stakeholders.
Why consider this opportunity?
This is an excellent opportunity to gain first-hand insight into the workings of government from a different angle. You will gain experience supporting the Minister, working closely with a range of senior MBIE staff, relevant Crown entities and wider Parliamentary staff. Your contribution will help to ensure the portfolio management runs well. You will be coming into an interesting and varied portfolio at a time when Small Business is front and centre for New Zealand.
What you will need to bring
This role would suit a person who thrives in a fast-paced and challenging work environment and therefore you will need to demonstrate:
The role requires a Confidential Security Clearance.
Why work for us?
Developing our staff is a key focus for MBIE. We create a culture where our people are empowered to bring fresh perspectives to issues and to think outside the box. Being the largest policy shop in NZ, MBIE offers significant opportunity for developing experience across a broad variety of areas. We encourage excellence and proactively support development through on-the-job learning, training courses, conferences and seminars, development programmes, secondments, rotations to other branches and study opportunities.
The purpose of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is to Grow New Zealand for All. Our goal is to create a strong and high-performing economy by creating an environment that supports businesses to become more productive and internationally competitive.
Our way of working is guided by our values which shape our behaviours.
How to apply:
Click on the APPLY button below in order to be directed to our on-line careers website. You may view a position description at this site, as well as complete the on-line application, and upload a CV and cover letter. For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.
Email Steve Scannell at firstname.lastname@example.org quoting ref MBIE/1502218 if you have any further questions.
Applications close 5pm Wednesday 20th January