Senior Governance Advisor

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    4 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: Other
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 21-OCT-19
  • Job Reference: MBIE/1426535
  • Job Title: Senior Governance Advisor
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  • Summary:
  • Help Immigration New Zealand (INZ) deliver on its strategy by developing and maintaining strong governance processes 
  • Provide support and advice to the Immigration Leadership Team (ILT) to help with decision making


About the role:

The Senior Advisor Governance will work with the will work with senior leaders across the business to build and maintain a fit for purpose governance system for INZ.

They will manage the relationship between the Deputy Chief Executive, the Immigration Leadership Team (ILT) and the INZ and will provide direct support to ILT, including advice and on the content and quality of papers and presentations and managing the forward agenda of both Immigration Leadership Team Meetings and other key governance groups.

The Senior Advisor Governance will provide professional board governance support through the provision of effective information management support and systems, working with the leaders across the Group in the preparation of papers, minute taking in board meetings, using networks and organisational knowledge to ensure connections are made and outcomes are informed and aligned.

They will facilitate communication between the Deputy Chief Executive of INZ, the Group Managers, and the staff across INZ.

Skills and experience required:

We are keen to hear from you if you have:

  • Three to five years experience in related fields and a relevant tertiary qualification 
  • An understanding of business and governance issues
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and excellent interpersonal skills
  • The ability to make good judgements and make appropriate decisions relating to confidential information

About the team:

The Strategy, Engagement and Education (SEE) branch was established in 2019 and sits within the Immigration New Zealand (INZ) Group.  The Strategy, Engagement and Education branch is responsible for key functions, including INZ Strategy, Business Planning, Governance, Sector Strategy, Sector Engagement and Information and Education.

Why work for us?

Being the largest business group in MBIE means that we can offer significant opportunity for development across a broad variety of areas. We encourage excellence and proactively support development through on-the-job learning, training courses, conferences and seminars, development programmes, secondments, rotations to other branches and study opportunities.

About MBIE:

The purpose of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is to Grow New Zealand for All.  Our goal is to create a strong and high-performing economy by creating an environment that supports businesses to become more productive and internationally competitive.

How to apply:

Applicants must be New Zealand citizens or hold a residence class visa

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 Fi Sanderson at quoting ref MBIE/1426535 if you have any further questions.

Applications close at 5pm on Monday 4 November 2019.