Senior Business Advisor – Administration & Business Support

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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    1 month ago
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  • Category: Business Analysts
  • Location: Wellington City
  • Date Advertised: 27-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: MPI20/1452218
  • Job Title: Senior Business Advisor – Administration & Business Support
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Ma tau rourou, ma taku rourou, ka ora te iwi (with your contribution and my contribution the people will prosper) 

  • Are you experienced in business reporting?
  • Do you like to work in a great team with great support?
  • Are you results orientated?   Then read on 

Kōrero mō te tūrangaAbout the role

The Manager Administration and Business Support is looking for a superstar Senior or Junior Business Adviser to support the Policy & Trade branch in its projects, planning and reporting requirements.  In this role you will act as a key coordinator for these activities across the branch.  

You will ensure business planning processes are working efficiently and ensure the branch manages regular reporting commitments such as risk reporting, operations and financial risk management.  You will also see that the leadership team’s needs are met through the provision of information and analysis that invite and enable good management decisions to be made on work planning, resourcing and prioritisation. 

If you are results orientated, have a strong focus on deliverables, can develop and come up with systems to support our business needs then this is the role for you.  Your work will be work programme based, ranging in scope and size, so you will have variety and be challenged.  

Ngā Pūkenga me ngā Wheako – Skills & Experience 

To be successful in this role you need; 

  • Previous experience in business planning
  • Performance reporting experience
  • Strong interpersonal & communication skills
  • Dashboard reporting knowledge
  • The ability to influence and persuade
  • Public sector knowledge would be advantageous 

Working at MPI puts you at the centre of the government in an organisation which operates from the border to the Beehive and spans the length and breadth of the country. This role offers an opportunity to work across a broad range of issues for the Ministry committed to growing and protecting New Zealand. 

You’ll work with a great group of people, have an interesting workload and excellent development opportunities. 

Mō te Manatū Ahu MatuaAbout MPI

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is responsible for ‘Growing and Protecting New Zealand’. It’s no mean feat, and we have a team of hard working and passionate people in a variety of roles both on the ground and in the office supporting us to make this happen.

MPI has a focus on career pathways and we will work with you to help you grow.

To see the benefits of working at MPI, please click here

Me pēhea te tuku tonoHow to apply

To find out more about the Ministry and what we do, please click here

If you want a career where you help to grow and protect New Zealand in a very real way then this could be it. Our team is collegial, supportive and hard working. MPI has a focus on career pathways so take this step in your career with us and we will help you develop. 

To view the position description and/or apply for the role (submitting a cover letter and current curriculum vitae), please click on “APPLY NOW” or visit the MPI Careers site.  For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online careers portal. 

To apply for this role you must hold the right to work in New Zealand or be eligible to obtain it – click here to find out more about work visa eligibility and options. 

For internal candidates please make sure your current manager is aware of your application. Please note this is an opportunity to move into trade policy at your current level. 

Applications close: 6th March 2020

If you have any questions about the role, please contact Katrina Minx, Senior Recruitment Adviser on 04 831 4908 or

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.