Senior/Investment Adviser

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
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    Govt Jobs
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  • Category: Advisors
  • Location: National
  • Date Advertised: 06-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: MPI20/1447241
  • Job Title: Senior/Investment Adviser
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Senior / Investment Adviser


Mō te Manatū Ahu Matua - About MPI

MPI provides policy and regulatory advice, market access and trade services, and manages major regulatory systems of biosecurity, food safety, forestry, fisheries management, and animal welfare. MPI also has strong relationships with other government agencies, primarily within the economic, border, and natural resources sectors. With the New Zealand economy set to grow, MPI’s important role in leading, regulating, and enabling the primary sectors will only increase.


Agriculture & Investment Services 

We work with and for those on the land today and in the future. Supporting communities of farmers and growers to achieve their aspirations, and to meet the expectations of customers, government, and the public. And investing in tomorrow’s world, as partners to increase primary industries’ value and sustainability.

The Investment Programmes Directorate are responsible for leading the development and implementation of a range of investment programmes that support economic growth, sustainable resource use, and productivity in the primary sector.


Kōrero mō te tūranga  - About the role

As an Investment Adviser you will support the administration of Government grant schemes and funding programmes.  You will ensure that Crown investment is effectively monitored and that there is clear visibility of the progress and outcomes being achieved through the projects or programmes.


Within this role, your responsibilities would include:


  • Looking after a portfolio of Crown investments.
  • Developing and maintaining strong and collaborative relationships with co-investors.
  • Contracting new investments.
  • Ministerial correspondence and briefings.
  • Supporting the implementation of funding programmes through the funding lifecycle.
  • Supporting sector understanding of MPI’s investment schemes.


Skills and Experience

We are looking for the following skills and experience: 

  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated stakeholder engagement and management skills.
  • Project management skills would be an added advantage.
  • Technical or scientific knowledge relating to the primary sector will be an added advantage.


This is a really exciting time to be part of the AIS team, roles like this don’t come around often!  Join us on our journey!


Me pēhea te tuku tono  - How to Apply:

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

To view the position description and/or apply for the role (submitting a cover letter and current curriculum vitae), please click “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.

In order to be considered for this role, applicants must be available to interview within New Zealand or via Skype.

If you have any questions about the role, you may contact Michelle Pearson,


Applications close 16 March 2020

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.