Manager Chemical and Microbiological Assurance | Wellington City
|Position Type:||Permanent Full Time|
|Attachments:|| PD Manager Chemical & Microbiological Assurance Feb 2019.docx (Word, 59KB)
|Application Close Date:||25-Feb-2019|
We have an exciting and challenging leadership opportunity to join our leadership team within the Assurance Directorate as Manager Chemical & Microbiological Assurance.
The Manager Chemical & Microbiological Assurance has the accountability for MPI's major chemical and microbiological food monitoring programmes, designed primarily for export assurances, but also serving the domestic market.
This is an opportunity to lead a group of motivated individuals to assure that New Zealand's chemical and microbiological monitoring and surveillance programmes are robust and ensure trading partner and public confidence in our control systems.
The successful candidate will bring strong leadership skills, and an innovative and forward thinking approach. You will have the ability to build strong relationships with a variety of people, be results focused, and be able to work in a fast moving, agile environment.
As part of the Assurances leadership team, you will be expected to contribute to the overall strategic direction and future development of the both the team and Directorate and the overall performance to deliver to work programmes using cost effective and customer focused approaches. You will also deliver to the changing needs of its stakeholders.
This role also has responsibility for working with the Director, other MPI teams and industry to develop and implement effective, efficient and adaptive chemical and microbiological and surveillance programmes. You will have the responsibility for building and leading cross organisational, national and international relationships.
To be successful in this role you will have the following skills and attributes:
- Proven leadership and management skills
- Excellent relationship and communication management skills
- Proven analytical and systems thinking skills
- Knowledge of the international trade environment as it affects NZ
- Experience managing a regulatory focussed or operational team within a large organisation
- Understanding of New Zealand agriculture practice
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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 Nick Goddard for a confidential discussion on 04 894 0908 or email email@example.com
Applications for this role close on 25 February 2019.
MPI is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Your unique talents and experience will help us deliver exceptional services to New Zealand. In return you'll enjoy an inclusive and flexible working environment in a diverse team of people while you're growing your career. We actively encourage applications from any background.