Senior Advisor Governance

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: Other
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 31-JAN-20
  • Job Reference: MBIE/1446233
  • Job Title: Senior Advisor Governance
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  • Summary:
  • An opportunity to use your governance expertise to help shape MBIE’s internal governance approach
  • Senior advisor role providing governance advice and support to senior leadership
  • An experienced professional with strong relationship management and experience working with a range of stakeholders
  • Flexible working arrangements are available


About the role:

MBIE has recently reviewed its internal governance approach and is strengthening the governance team to enable this. This position has been created within the Corporate, Governance and Information (CGI) business group to help us build our practice and deliver the outcomes of the review. 

We are seeking a professional to join our team, providing governance advice and support to senior-level people leaders and governance committees.  You’ll work with a wide range of people across MBIE and this is a great opportunity to work in the organisation at a strategic level.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Strong interpersonal skills with experience managing key relationships at all levels
  • The ability to work strategically in a complex, fast-paced and fast-changing environment
  • Strong strategic, analytical and critical thinking skills
  • The ability to prioritise and actively manage multiple work streams within tight time constraints
  • Excellence in writing and presenting information at a high level to deliver quality outcomes
  • A continuous improvement focus with experience identifying opportunities for improving and supporting solution design, change and implementation
  • The legal right to live and work in NZ

This role will report to the Head of Governance, as part of the Corporate, Governance and Information branch.

Why work for us:

MBIE is one of New Zealand’s largest, most influential and most diverse public sector agencies.  This means that we are able to offer significant opportunities for developing experience across a broad variety of areas.

We aim to create a culture where our people are empowered to bring fresh ideas and perspectives and to develop new approaches.

We also take the time to foster a work environment that is enjoyable for all.  This means we like to collaborate, support and encourage our people, encourage excellence and innovation and take the time to have some fun and celebrate our successes.

Applicants must be New Zealand citizens or New Zealand permanent residents.


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.

Please e-mail Fi Sanderson at if you have any further questions quoting reference MBIE/1446233.

Applications close at 5pm on Sunday 16 February 2020.