Senior Advisor, Immigration Engagement

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    4 hours ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: Other
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 07-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: MBIE/1447662
  • Job Title: Senior Advisor, Immigration Engagement
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  • Summary:

Senior Advisor, Immigration Engagement, SEE Branch, Immigration New Zealand

  • Work across Strategy, Engagement and Education Branch of Immigration New Zealand (INZ)
  • Drive operational process improvements
  • Support the implementation of INZ stakeholder engagement and education strategies


About the role

This is highly varied and interesting role, advising and working with the National Manager and Principal Advisor, Immigration Engagement.  It provides an opportunity to work on projects across the whole of the Immigration Engagement, including:

  • Sector and regional engagement
  • The Global Impact Visa pilot
  • The Migrant Investor Categories


Skills and experience required:

We are keen to hear from you if you have:

  • Strong technical knowledge of the immigration system
  • Ministerial/management report writing skill
  • Proven experience engaging with stakeholders
  • Contract management/procurement knowledge
  • Ability to manage projects
  • a strong collaborative orientation
  • comfort with detail and systems


 About the team:

The Immigration Engagement team was established in the Strategy, Engagement and Education (SEE) Branch of INZ.  The SEE branch engages with sectors, industry employers and institutions to ensure New Zealand gets the migrants it needs and users of the immigration system know their obligations.

Why work for us?

Immigration New Zealand is an exciting organisation to work for and with its new strategy in place – Striking the Balance – has a clear direction and clear mandate.

The Engagement team and the SEE branch are the front facing parts of INZ and offer a wide range of opportunities for someone with initiative, really good technical knowledge and the ability to thrive in a fast moving environment that is always throwing up new challenges.

INZ really is a people-focussed organisation and as well as ongoing development opportunities and some uniquely interesting and varied work, being part of MBIE means that the longer term horizons are many and varied.

About MBIE:

MBIE is the lead agency for making it easier for business to work with government.  MBIE’s purpose is to grow the New Zealand economy to provide a better standard of living for all New Zealanders.  We do this by working with others to help businesses to be more competitive, improving job opportunities and by ensuring quality housing is more affordable. 

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 Sarah Hutcheson at quoting ref MBIE/1447662 if you have any further questions.

Applications close at 5pm on Friday 21 February 2020