Work Brokers – Auckland Central

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    4 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category:
  • Location: Auckland
  • Date Advertised: 27-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/1453406
  • Job Title: Work Brokers – Auckland Central
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  • Summary:

Work Brokers – Auckland Central                             

Ministry of Social Development
Permanent, Full Time (37.55 hours per week)
Job Reference: 32219
  • Dynamic, fast-paced role
  • Strong relationship management is the key to success 
  • Change lives through employment   


We are looking for an employment specialist to join our dedicated Work Services team as a Work Broker to help improve the lives of people in our community by sourcing and connecting them to sustainable job opportunities.    


As a Work Broker you’ll engage with employers and stakeholders to provide a professional service to link our clients to 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 a focus on sustainable employment. You partner with employers to identify solutions to their current and future labour needs.  You’ll work alongside service centre staff to provide quality labour market information and promote employment and training opportunities.


About you

A sales driven person, you naturally become the voice of your clients by recognising and up-selling their skills to employers. You enjoy hunting down new opportunities and growing existing relationships. 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
  • Have excellent facilitation skills with the ability to engage an audience to influence positive change
  • Work alongside clients and employers from diverse backgrounds
  • Be flexible, solutions focused and customer-centric
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Be tenacious, professional and driven to overcome road blocks
  • Enjoy building relationships and making new connections
  • Be able to travel around Auckland Central to meet employers as required.   


We offer you:

  • Regular coaching and career development opportunities
  • Supportive work environment
  • Salary range $47,622 – $65,480 per annum (in line with skills and performance expectations).


How to apply

Please take some time to read and understand the position description before applying. 


External applicants:  Please click the apply now link to submit your application.

Current MSD employees: Please apply from a work computer through your myHR careers portal,  using your work myHR login.  


All applicants – please include a current CV. A cover letter is not required, instead you will be asked to answer some additional questions in your online application form. 


Applications close:  Monday 9th March 2020 at 10.00pm