Work Broker (Permanent), New Plymouth

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    5 days ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category:
  • Location: Taranaki
  • Date Advertised: 29-OCT-18
  • Job Reference: NZ/1364539
  • Job Title: Work Broker (Permanent), New Plymouth
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Date: 28-Oct-2018                             

Location: Taranaki, NZ

Company: Ministry of Social Development            

Ministry of Social Development

Work Broker – based in New Plymouth Permanent, Full Time Job Reference: #26553 

  • Help connect people to employment
  • Dynamic, fast-paced role
  • Strong relationship management is the key to success    

About the role

As a Work Broker you’ll engage with employers to provide a professional service to link our clients with suitable job opportunities.  As the face of the organisation, you use influence and networks to seek out current and future employment opportunities from employers across a range of industry sectors.  You represent clients by marketing their skills to employers with focus on sustainability.  You’ll work alongside employers to identify solutions to their current and future labour needs.  You will provide account management and build quality relationships.  You’ll work alongside service center staff to provide quality labour market information and promote employment and training opportunities.

Position Description

About you

This role will appeal to a sales oriented person as you will become the voice of your clients by selling their skills to employers. You enjoy business development and engaging with diverse groups of people and communities. Your natural flair for seeking out labour market trends and insights ensures you proactively anticipate impacts and opportunities. You thrive under pressure and enjoy using your tenacity and initiative to find solutions and achieve goals. 

To succeed in this role you will need to:

  • Understand what makes a great job match for both employers and employees
  • Work alongside clients and employers from diverse backgrounds
  • Be flexible, solution focused and client-centric
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Be tenacious, professional and driven to overcome road blocks
  • Enjoy building relationships and making new connections
  • Travel around the region as required
  • Have a full clean and valid New Zealand driver’s licence.

We offer you

  • Regular coaching and career development opportunities
  • Supportive work environment
  • Salary range $45,773 to $62,938 per annum (in line with skills and performance expectations).

How to apply

Apply online with your CV and cover letter that outlines your experience and motivation for the role. Also, you need to answer the following questions:

  1. Why do you want to be a Work Broker?
  2. What strengths will you bring to the role?

Please note: If you currently work for MSD please apply through your myHR careers portal at work.

Applications close:  Sunday 18th November 2018

Interviews are going to be held the week starting 3rd December 2018

Any queries, please contact Jamarl Franklin on (06) 965 8149.