Senior Adviser | Wellington City
|Position Type:||Permanent Full Time|
|Attachments:|| 20230106 PD Senior Adviser Strategy Planning.docx (Word, 128KB)
|Application Close Date:||26-Mar-2023|
Role type: Permanent, Full-Time
Location: Wellington Central
Salary range: $92,073 - $124,570 depending on skills and experience
Kōrero mō te Tūranga - About the Role
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is looking for an experienced Senior Adviser to join our Strategy and Planning team within New Zealand Food Safety (NZFS).
A big picture thinker with a knack for details, you'll help to ensure our strategy and business planning processes are working efficiently. You'll support the development and execution of strategic plans within NZFS, and monitor and report on their progress.
Alongside this, you'll also provide high quality advice to the business on how to successfully deliver strategies, programmes and projects.
We're a small team with big impact, and you'll get the chance to work on exciting projects.
Mōu - About You
You'll likely be working or have worked for a private sector or other Government Departments. You may be an Advisor looking to step up into a Senior role?
You will have the following experience:
- A minimum of 3-5 years working experience in a similar role in the public or private sector
- Relevant tertiary qualification in the workings of government or in a subject matter area or discipline relevant to the primary sector
- Excellent planning skills
- Ability to work across an organisation to achieve desired outcomes
- Excellent written and oral communication skills including the ability to deliver high quality written materials with an eye for detail
- Knowledge of, and experience with, developing and implementing digital strategies and improvement initiatives
- Good analytical skills and ability to use common analytical tools such as Excel proficiently.
If you've got advisory experience at a senior level (either public or private sector) and are looking for an opportunity to grow further, this might be the role for you.
You do not need to meet all of the role requirements to apply. We offer a breadth of development and learning opportunities and will welcome an application if you think you could make a great fit.
Mō tō mātou Rōpū - About the Team
The Strategy and Engagement Directorate provides support to the leadership of New Zealand Food Safety to ensure a strategic focus, integrated stakeholder and partner engagement, strong governance and the effective implementation of critical programme and projects.
Mō te Manatū Ahu Matua - About MPI
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) partners with New Zealand's food and fibre sector to be the world's most sustainable provider of high-value food and primary products.
Ngā hua o te mahi i te Manatū Ahu Matua - Benefits of working at MPI
- Additional MPI leave days
- Reduced premiums for Group Healthcare Schemes
- 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 Sunday 26 March 2023
If you have any questions about the role, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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