Senior Adviser | Wellington City
|Position Type:||Permanent Full Time|
|Attachments:|| Adviser - Senior Adviser GeneralFR.docx (Word, 681KB)
|Application Close Date:||05-Jun-2023|
Job Title: Senior Adviser
Role type: Permanent Full Time
Salary range: $82,817 to $128,570 depending on skills and experience
Are you a ‘big picture' kind of person and finds satisfaction in making improvements?
Do you like taking a systems wide approach focusing on ‘evaluation' and ‘monitoring'?
Kōrero mō te Tūranga - About the Role
This position will sit within the Food Regulation Performance team in New Zealand Food Safety.
As a Senior Adviser within the Performance team, you will support the team in planning & prioritising Food Regulation Directorate's initiatives, projects, and work programmes effectively. This role will identify evaluation and monitoring capability gaps across the FR and provide hands-on support to initiators and people leaders.
You will have opportunities to initiate and improve processes that would add value to both the Food Regulation Directorate and across the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).
You will encounter exciting opportunities to work on priority projects, providing you the platform to interact with food businesses, industry representatives and other agencies in the regulatory system, and gather valuable insights to deliver the organisational goals.
Mōu - About You
You may be currently working in measuring regulatory performance, regulatory stewardship or reporting aimed for senior executives, but looking for opportunities to influence or create better measuring tools or pathways. This role provides platform to explore, ‘are we doing good', ‘defining what is good', ‘ways to measure them' and ‘to provide continuous improvement' to the wider system.
In addition, we are looking for someone:
- An experience in working in technical and regulatory priority projects with an ability to understand the target audience and plan projects to set them to be successful.
- Capable of taking a wider and broader look at the system as a whole and highlighting the risks, benefits, ways to improve and measuring its performance.
- That can hit the ground running with your knowledge of planning, evaluation, and monitoring skillset.
Mō tō mātou Rōpū - About the Team
Food Regulation Performance team is made up of mixed talents – Advisers, Business Analysts, Data Analysts, and Specialists. Our people are from various ethnic background, culture and walks of life who appreciates and shares passion towards food – both eating and making it safe for others.
We are 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.
The primary functions of New Zealand Food Safety's (NZFS) Food Regulation directorate are setting the bar, helping people meet the bar and enhancing the food safety system.
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
- Access to free professional confidential counselling
- 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 4 June 2023
If you have any questions about the role, please email email@example.com
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