Regional Manager

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    5 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
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  • Category: Management
  • Location: Canterbury
  • Date Advertised: 23-OCT-19
  • Job Reference: MPI19/1428785A
  • Job Title: Regional Manager
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Fixed Term to December 2020

About the role – Kōrero mō te tūranga

The Mycoplasma bovis directorate has been operating since July 2018, and we’re working on a world first effort to eradicate this disease. The environment is dynamic with continual change, to thrive you will enjoy working at pace, and have a high attention to detail. We’re passionate about what we do and enjoy working with like-minded colleagues who are interested in making a difference. 

As a Regional Manager, you will be responsible for managing and controlling all M. bovis activities across your region and engaging with key external stakeholders in order to realise the programme strategies and outcomes. You will be the leader of the M.bovis programme for your delegated region and will have responsibility for the activities that happen there. You will be supported by the Regional teams and the National office to achieve the programme goals. 

To ensure continuity of process and the improvement of activities in the field you will lead and manage the regional staff, providing advice, guidance, mentorship and both technical and people leadership.  

To enable your regions to carry out coherent efficient and effective work you will bring demonstrable experience in the following areas: 

  • Leading teams to deliver viable options for decision making;
  • Building and sustaining partnerships with diverse governance groups ensuring mutually agreeable outcomes;
  • Delivery of complex projects on time, within scope and to the desired quality,
  • The ability to communicate effectively through formal and informal media channels and working closely with local communities

About MPI -Mō Tātou
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. 

See the benefits of working at MPI – Ngā hua o te Mahi i te Manatū Ahu Matua

The salary for this role will be paid commensurate to skills and experience.
See the benefits of working at MPI 

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  

Applications close Wednesday 6 November 2019 

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.