Senior Workstream Advisors

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    3 months ago
  • Category:
  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
  • Category: ICT
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 02-FEB-21
  • Job Reference: MBIE/1506445
  • Job Title: Senior Workstream Advisors
  • Business Unit:
  • Division:
  • Summary:
  • Fixed – term til June 2022
  • Flexible location Auckland or Wellington based
  • Regular travel required
  • Assist in the delivery of 6 workstreams across Govt and Construction sector
  • High priority work to resolve long-standing challenges in the Construction industry  


 “A shared commitment between government and industry to transform the construction sector”

We are seeking two professionals to join our unit as Senior Workstream Advisors to deliver the biggest systemic transformation plan in the Construction sector yet. These roles play a key part in delivering the commitments made between Government and Industry in the accord and report to the Director Accord Transformation Unit.

This work is fast-paced and you must demonstrate confidence in managing a high volume of activity while keeping to deadlines. You will have a flexible approach as the nature of the content of work will change depending on the requirements of the project over time.

For one of these vacancies, ideally we are seeking a seasoned business analyst who has worked on digital design experience and web systems.

You will enjoy the opportunity to;

  • Gather evidence, analyse, develop policy and prepare advice on issues within the Construction Sector Accord
  • Draw on your experience in policy, analysis, communications and service design to execute requirements of the Transformation plan
  • Contribute to larger, complex projects with stakeholders who are accountable to the delivery of outputs
  • Engage and work closely with stakeholders across the construction sector


These are key roles in ensuring the workstreams are achieved with cross-sector stakeholders. If this sounds like the next challenge in your career, we welcome your application.

Skills and experiences:

  • Excellent organisational and self-management skills
  • Able to think critically, analyse evidence and information and develop clear, well-reasoned advice
  • Previous experience in project delivery and production of a variety of policy/communications materials
  • Good communication skills with the ability to communicate complex information in a clear and concise way
  • Experience influencing a wide range of stakeholders, including Ministers, senior decision-makers and international counterparts


Construction Sector Accord and the Transformation Plan

The Construction Sector Accord is a joint industry and government commitment to work together to achieve a high performing construction sector.

Launched in April 2019, the Accord outlines an agreed set of strategic goals, outcomes, principles and early initiatives to support lasting positive change. Since the launch of the Accord, the key focus has been industry leadership and engagement to develop the Construction Sector Transformation Plan. This Plan was launched in January 2020 and sets out 21 initiatives across six work streams that will create transformational change to deliver to the goals and vision of the Accord.

For more information please visit the Construction Sector Accord website


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.

We aim to create a culture where our people are empowered to bring fresh ideas and perspectives and to develop new approaches.

We also take the time to foster a work environment that is enjoyable for all.  This means we like to collaborate, support and encourage our people, encourage excellence and innovation, embrace diversity and inclusion and take the time to have some fun and celebrate our successes.


For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our MBIE careers site process. 

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.

Please contact Lapulou at if you have any further questions.

Applications close 5pm Sunday 14 February 2021