Senior Adviser | Wellington City
|Position Type:||Permanent Full Time|
|Attachments:|| Senior Adviser General FR.docx (Word, 680KB)
|Application Close Date:||11-Jun-2023|
Salary range: $82,817 to $128,570 depending on skills and experience
Do you have passion and experience in the Seafood Sector?
Are you an Adviser seeking your next career challenge?
Kōrero mō te Tūranga - About the Role
This position will expand our Regulatory Delivery Integration team in New Zealand Food Safety.
You will primarily focus on engaging with the Seafood sector, including work to refresh the regulated control schemes that apply to this sector.
In this hugely important role, you will be part of a team of similar advisers, who you can learn from and contribute to a range of projects, initiatives and contribute to standards development within New Zealand Food Safety.
You will be at the forefront when it comes reviewing our food safety legislation to ensure that it is fit for purpose and giving expert guidance to businesses about how to comply with the requirements. Future work may also see you involved in other sectors such as Dairy, Meat, Wine and other foods.
This is an exciting time to join the team and this role will see you add value to both the Regulatory Delivery and Project teams, and across the New Zealand Food Safety business unit.
Mōu - About You
Do you have a background working in the Seafood industry and can hit the ground running with your wide knowledge of food laws and policy?
In addition, we are looking for someone that has:
- A qualification in food science, microbiology, food technology, food engineering, veterinary science (or similar experience) is ideal.
Don't let this be a barrier. Our successful team members have a wide range of backgrounds and experience
- Knowledge of HACCP and food safety
- Experience in absorbing technical information and presenting it in a clear and concise manner to both technical and non-technical audiences
- Knowledge of government processes and legislation
- Work experience in food processing sectors such as seafood, meat, dairy or other food is desirable
Mō tō mātou Rōpū - About the Team
This is a team made up of Advisers, Seniors, Specialists and Data Analysts who report to the Team Manager Integration who all work towards strengthening our organisation to delivery and ensuring food is safe and suitable for all of New Zealand.
We are a team dedicated to protecting consumers from the risks associated with all types of food in New Zealand, and our standards form the basis for New Zealand's food export system.
New Zealand Food Safety plays a key role in setting the rules and creating the systems that food business use to grow, import, make, and sell safe food.
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
- Annual Wellness payment
- Reduced premiums for Group Healthcare Schemes
- Comprehensive 3-day MPI Induction Programme
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, whānau 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 Ministry for Primary Industries 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 11 June 2023
If you have any questions about the role, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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