Systems Auditor | National
|Category:||Travelling Technical Supervisors|
|Position Type:||Permanent Full Time|
|Attachments:|| Systems Auditor PD 2022 .pdf (PDF, 210KB)
|Application Close Date:||10-Jul-2022|
Role Type: Permanent
Salary Band: $92,073 to $124,570 per annum. Dependent on skills and experience of the successful applicant.
Be part of a dynamic team that ensures the effectiveness and integrity of MPI's interventions and official assurance programmes
Be responsible for the determination of fitness for purpose of the regulatory official assurance system across the regulatory spectrum
Provide specialist technical expertise to accreditation assessments of recognised agencies and persons, and represent MPI on industry working groups
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role
The Systems Auditor will assist in enabling market access for New Zealand's primary products and assure their integrity, safety and reputation by undertaking systems audits of MPI and third party activities when acting as the New Zealand Competent Authority.
You will also contribute to the assurance of integrity, safety and reputation of New Zealand's primary products, including food, by:
- auditing the effectiveness of the NZFS intervention model and decision making policies (regulatory and non-regulatory) including a fit for purpose risk management framework
- providing intelligence on trends and significant issues occurring in stakeholder industries or accredited agencies to the relevant initiator of specific audit programmes
- preparing, assessing, responding to and reporting any assigned instances of critical non-compliance
- collating and analysing audit findings and presenting any resulting trend information to the standard setters to inform further development and review of standards
- acting as Technical Experts in accreditation assessment of Recognised Agencies
Mōu - About You
The desirable applicant will be a highly motivated self-starter, but must also be able to work as part of a remotely based team. They must be able to meet deadlines and think on their feet. They will be outgoing and have the ability to build solid relationships with stakeholders – specifically local government, and from a variety of cultural backgrounds. This role requires a significant amount of domestic travel. Applicants should bear this in mind before applying.
Required competencies/experience are, but are not limited to:
- An auditing qualification and at least 2 years auditing experience
- A tertiary qualification in Food Science/Engineering
- Sound understanding of NZ legislation relating to dairy/animal products, food production and processing
- Experience in dairy or food processing sectors covered by NZ legislation
- Experience with Infant Formula requirements and familiarity with China market specific requirements would be advantageous
- A current and clean NZ Drivers Licence
- A current passport
To be successful in this role you should have: a very strong analytical ability; a capacity to quickly identify and clearly express core elements of an issue or proposal; excellent communication skills to enable effective linkages with MPI staff, stakeholders and other agencies; demonstrated ability to produce written material that is concise, fluent and clearly presented.
Mō te peka - About the Branch
The Systems Audit Team are accountable for the development and delivery of the Systems Audit Programme. Audits and sector analyses within this programme span production, processing and export of food and food-related products, live animals and germplasm, overarching programmes such as organics and border processes, animal welfare and market access specific requirements.
Mō te Manatū Ahu Matua - About MPI
The Ministry for Primary Industries is helping to seize export opportunities for our primary industries, improve sector productivity, ensure the food we produce is safe, increase sustainable resource use, and protect New Zealand from biological risk.
To find out more about the Ministry and what we do please click here
Ngā hua o te Mahi i te Manatū Ahu Matua: - Benefits of working at MPI
- Up to three additional (MPI holidays) leave days
- Career development and internal opportunities across the branch and organisation
- Wellness benefit for employees
- Reduced premiums for Group Healthcare Schemes
- Paid eye test and contribution to the costs of corrective lenses/frames
Whakamātau Whakapōauau me te Waipiro - Drug and Alcohol Screening
Please note, given this position is safety sensitive the preferred applicant/s for the position will be required to undergo a drug and alcohol pre-employment screening test. Further information on this process can be found on our careers site under the application process, on pre-employment checks page.
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply
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 Video.
If you have any questions about the role, you may contact MPI Talent Aquisition on email@example.com
Applications for this role close on 10th July 2022
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.