Senior Governance Coordinator

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
  • Category: PA/EA/Administration
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 19-NOV-19
  • Job Reference: MBIE/1412898/1
  • Job Title: Senior Governance Coordinator
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  • Division:
  • Summary:
  • Fixed term or secondment opportunity – 10 months (parental leave cover)
  • An opportunity to be part of a new team charged with strengthening MBIE’s internal governance
  • Use your strong coordination skills and practices to support governance process and decisions-making
  • Relationship management skills and experience to work with a range of stakeholders


About the role:

MBIE has recently reviewed its internal governance arrangements and is strengthening the governance team. This fixed term position sits within the Corporate, Governance and Information (CGI) business group, and will help us build our practice and deliver the outcomes of the review. 

We are seeking a Senior Governance Coordinator to support all components of governance process, through providing advice, coordinating information, monitoring and reporting on SLT decisions, and supporting meetings and logistics.  You’ll also bring process improvement skills and project coordination practice to help implement governance review deliverables.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Excellent relationship management skills.
  • Wide ranging knowledge of administration systems and processes, particularly in the context of governance support.
  • Process improvement thinking
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills.
  • Significant experience and proficiency covering Microsoft Office suite of applications.
  • Able to organise and prioritise workloads effectively, to ensure high quality results within deadlines.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and to prioritise to achieve MBIE outcomes.
  • Willingness to work in a flexible and dynamic environment.
  • 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 group.

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.

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/1426755

Applications close at 5pm on Tuesday 26 November 2019.