Regional Manager Animal Welfare and NAIT Compliance Auckland - North | Whangarei
|Position Type:||Permanent Full Time|
|Attachments:|| L5 Regional Manager Animal Welfare and NAIT Compliance.pdf (PDF, 276KB)
L5 Regional Manager Animal Welfare and NAIT Compliance.pdf (PDF, 276KB)
|Application Close Date:||29-May-2023|
Role type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Northland or Auckland
Salary range: $113,626 to $152,318 dependant on skills and experience
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role
We have an exciting leadership opportunity within our Compliance & Response directorate in Agriculture & Investment Services. You will be a high performing, people-focussed leader who has experience in managing, leading and building teams and work programmes. You will be visible in the field so you'll enjoy the variety and diversity of this role, while building your career and profile in your community.
The Compliance Services Directorate administers legislation across sectors including the Animal Welfare Act 1999 and NAIT Act 2012. As Regional Manager Animal Welfare and NAIT Compliance you will be responsible for up to 25 staff (Animal Welfare Inspectors and NAIT Officers). Your team will be expected to grow, and you will be involved in all aspects of team management, including recruitment and service delivery.
Your key responsibilities will be to:
- Provide leadership and coordination of the effective and efficient delivery of animal welfare and NAIT compliance enforcement services.
- Contribute to and make prosecution decisions for breaches of animal welfare, NAIT and other legislation.
- Develop and maintain local sectoral relationships within MPI, industry, interest groups and other agencies.
- Contribute to the development of policy and legislation by providing capability and specialist knowledge.
Mōu - About You
To be successful in this role you will need to:
- Be able to support your team by demonstrating a strong work ethic, and technical knowledge of both Animal Welfare and NAIT legislation
- Be able to produce effective plans, performance measures and reporting frameworks to support the work of your team, the district and wider Ministry
- You will have a previous track record of delivering timely results while maintaining a clear focus on long term and strategic goals
- Build and sustain positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
- Experience in animal production systems and knowledge of agricultural sectors
- Previous experience in a regulation and enforcement position
- Have skills in initiating, influencing and managing change with both industry stakeholders and the people you manage
- An ability to be adapatable and a focus on continuous improvement
Mō te Manatū Ahu Matua - About MPI
We work at the heart of Aotearoa and are strongly connected to the primary industries we work with and for. You will be joining a team of experts with massive breadth of experience, offering opportunities to break out of our comfort zone and embrace intellectual and complex challenges.
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
Wā Mahi Ngāwari - Flexible Working
We support flexible working arrangements and are happy to discuss these options with you.
Ngā Taki Whakahaumaru - Security checks
Low level Security Clearance
- most preferably a NZ citizen, who has resided continuously in NZ for at least the last five (5) years, OR
- is a citizen of, and/or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last five (5) years: either Australia, Canada, NZ, the United Kingdom (UK) or the United States of America (USA); and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZ Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS) towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at this level.
- click here to find out more about the national security vetting process and access the eligibility self-check tool.
If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.
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 Monday 29th May 2023
If you have any questions about the role, please email Melissa.Heaney@mpi.govt.nz
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