• Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    3 days ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: Boards and Governance
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 02-NOV-18
  • Job Reference: MBIE/1365347
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  • Summary:
  • A senior role providing governance advice and secretariat support to the MBIE senior leadership team and their sub-committee structure
  • Seeking an experienced professional with strong relationship management skills and experience working with a range of stakeholders
  • Interesting, varied and challenging work in a high profile role
  • Full-time, permanent appointment


About the role:

We are seeking an experienced professional to support our work for the MBIE senior leadership team by delivering high-level governance support and advice.  As well as supporting SLT by developing, planning and managing the forward agenda, schedules of actions and information requests. It’s a fast-paced and challenging environment but a rewarding one. 

You will work with a broad variety of stakeholders within MBIE, including the Chief Executive, leadership teams and others.  You will need to be people focused and thrive under pressure, and have a proactive approach wanting to deliver best practice and lift governance activities.

You will have experience working in the role of trusted advisor to senior executives, bringing innovative and practical governance support, excellent relationship management skills coupled with a strong customer focus.


To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Proven experience in governing bodies providing a wide range of high quality advice and support
  • Strong interpersonal skills with experience managing key relationships at a senior level
  • The ability to work strategically in a complex, fast-paced and ambiguous environment
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Experience actively managing multiple work streams within tight time constraints
  • Excellence in writing and presenting information at a high level to deliver quality outcomes
  • Ability to strategically assess material and provide input to enable effective decision-making
  • Machinery of Government knowledge would be advantageous
  • A continuous improvement focus with proven experience delivering high quality bespoke tools and processes
  • The legal right to live and work in NZ


In return we offer a collaborative workplace and the opportunity to be part of a high performing organisation which is playing its part in making a difference for New Zealand.  This role will report to the Director Organisational Strategy & Governance, as part of the Corporate, Governance and Information branch.


How to apply:

Click on the APPLY button below to 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 quoting ref MBIE/1365347 if you have any further questions.

Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday the 14th of November.