Senior Advisor Continuous Improvement | Wellington City
|Position Type:||Permanent Full Time|
|Attachments:|| Senior Adviser Continuous Improvement PD Final 2022.doc (Word, 189KB)
|Application Close Date:||07-Feb-2023|
Role type: Fulltime Permanent
Salary range: $92,073 to $124,570 depending on skills and experience
Kōrero mō te Tūranga - About the Role
We are looking for a strong analytical / process thinker with outstanding customer engagement skills and the ability to see the bigger picture. Someone who can think of creative and innovative ways for MPI to improve its response readiness. No day will be the same, whether conducting a debrief for a recent response, reporting on continuous improvement recommendations, providing advice on how to embed associated practices with key customers or being actively involved in a response. This role will constantly challenge you and keep your interest peaked.
You will be actively leading the delivery of our continuous improvement work programme to help us embed continuous improvement practise within our business. Alongside the Continuous Improvement Advisor and training and exercising experts in our Response Capability Team, you will work closely with our Response Group and other internal and external stakeholders to ensure that all projects, activities and processes are developed and embedded in consultation with the business and are fit for purpose. The focus is on ensuring the best potential solutions are analysed, developed and embedded to meet our future response capability needs.
Mōu - About You
This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in and shape systems and programmes that make a real difference to New Zealand! You will be passionate about developing, implementing and embedding effective continuous improvement solutions. You bring:
- 5-10 years' experience in leading, managing and delivering complex projects in situations where there are diverse interests
- A tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline or equivalent experience
- Strong analytical understanding of process improvement
- Solid experience in evidence collecting, evaluation approaches and effecting change
- Excellent communication skills – verbal, written and ability to influence
- Experience in workshop facilitation
- Experience in coaching and mentoring project staff to enable achievement of programme outcomes in ambiguous work environments
- Experience on a response and/or the Coordinated Incident Management System (CIMS) is beneficial
Mō tō mātou Rōpū - About the Team
The Readiness & Response Services Directorate brings together critical capability to effectively prepare for and manage responses, and to co-ordinate recovery and long-term management activities across MPI. Within this, the Response Capability Team is accountable for the delivery of a comprehensive programme of work that includes response people capability, the Biosecurity exercise programme, response continuous improvement, and partnering with internal and external stakeholders to support their on-going holistic readiness work.
This team's mandate spans the entirety of MPI's Biosecurity directorate – they are our customers – ensuring biosecurity systems are supported to build, maintain and improve their response capability, and are prepared for whatever the threat or response may require.
Mō te Manatū Ahu Matua - About MPI
Our role includes seizing export opportunities for our food and fibre sector, improving sector productivity, ensuring the food we produce is safe, increasing sustainable resource use, and protecting New Zealand from biological risk.
Ngā hua o te mahi i te Manatū Ahu Matua - Benefits of working at MPI
- Additional MPI leave days
- Annual Wellness payment
- Career development and internal opportunities across the branch and organisation
Wā Mahi Ngāwari - Flexible Working
We support flexible working arrangements and are happy to discuss these options with you.
Kua rite koe mō tēnei mahi whaitake? - Are you ready to make a difference?
We are committed to being a good partner under Te Tiriti o Waitangi which includes working closely with iwi, hapū, whanau and hāpori.
We aspire to reflect the diverse communities we serve, so we welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, and identities. As an organisation, we are committed to making Manatū Ahu Matua a great place to work for all.
In your cover letter we'd like to know about you, your values, your whakapapa; your interest and motivations for this role; the abilities, strengths, personal attributes and diverse perspectives you will bring to the role and this organisation, which may have also been gained outside of the workforce.
To view the position description and/or apply online, please click “APPLY FOR THIS JOB” or visit the MPI Careers Site. To apply, 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.
Applications close at midnight on Tuesday 7th February 2023.
If you have any questions about the role, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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