Programme Manager | Fixed term until December 2020
Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role
The Mycoplasma bovis Programme has been operating since May 2018, and we’re working on a world-first effort to eradicate this cattle disease. The environment is dynamic with continual change; to thrive you will be an experienced Programme Manager who enjoys working at pace, is comfortable dealing with ambiguity and sometimes incomplete information to deal with complex problems. An ability to retain objectivity and communicate with impact under pressure in a political and regulatory environment is essential. We’re passionate about what we do and enjoy working with like-minded colleagues who are interested in making a difference.
As Programme Manager you will have day to day operational management of the programme, including the delivery of agreed programme activities, overseeing and managing multiple project streams, including financial oversight. Along with this you will ideally have a post-graduate qualification in management or a Bachelor’s degree in veterinary medicine or a related science field, and experience within a response environment.
Skills and Experience
Our ideal candidate will demonstrate the following skills and experience:
Our environment can be challenging, but this role will offer a sense of satisfaction and challenge rarely found in other roles. We are a high performing team with a good level of autonomy and opportunities for learning and development. Join us on our journey to a world-first – eradication of the Mycoplasma bovis disease.
The Mycoplasma bovis Programme is a joint partnership between MPI, Dairy NZ, and Beef + Lamb New Zealand.
Mō Tātou – About MPI
At MPI we are responsible for ‘Growing and Protecting New Zealand’. It’s no mean feat and we have a team of hard working and dedicated people in a variety of roles supporting us to make this happen. MPI’s services ensure New Zealand is protected from biological risk and that the food New Zealand businesses produce is safe for us to consume.
Ngā hua o te Mahi i te Manatū Ahu Matua – See the benefits of working at MPI
The salary for this role is between $174,000 – $205,000
At MPI we are open to requests for flexible working on hiring. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need and we will explore what’s possible for the role.
How to Apply – Me pēhea te tuku tono
To apply for this role you must hold the right to work in New Zealand or be eligible to obtain it. To view the position description and/or apply for the role please click “APPLY NOW” or visit the MPI Careers Site. For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online careers portal.
For detailed information on this role please refer to the position description or contact email@example.com
Applications close: 3 March 2020
The Ministry for Primary Industries is committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values inclusion and diversity. Your unique talents and experience will help us deliver exceptional services to our communities in Aotearoa. In return you’ll enjoy an inclusive and flexible working environment in a diverse team of people while you’re growing your career here in NZ and internationally. We actively encourage applications from all backgrounds. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so that we can assist you through the recruitment process.