Principal Adviser International Policy | Wellington City
|Position Type:||Permanent Full Time|
|Attachments:|| Principal Adviser Policy & Trade.docx (Word, 91KB)
|Application Close Date:||05-Jun-2023|
Principal Adviser – International Environment Team
Permanent full time
The salary band for this role is $132,247 to $177,511
Ma tau rourou, ma taku rourou, ka ora te iwi (with your contribution and my contribution the people will prosper)
- Would you like to shape the thinking on New Zealand's role in global environmental sustainability issues as we transition to a low emissions future?
- Are you an outstanding communicator looking to develop relationships across the primary sector and influence decision makers?
- Then read on, we have a great opportunity for you
Kōrero mō te Tūranga - About the Role
We are on the hunt for a Principal Adviser to join them. The team is at the international forefront in delivering MPI's ambition, working to ensure that as New Zealand builds towards being the world's most sustainable provider of food, and that we are operating in an even global playing field which recognises our sustainability credentials.
Mōu - About You
We're looking for someone with strong policy, industry relationships, and strategic systems thinking experience to play a key role developing and negotiating government positions.
If you are a thought leader who enjoys mentoring others then this could be the role for you. You also need to excel in relationship management as you will be building a record of positive engagement within MPI and externally. In this role, you'll work to increase global ambition and action for emissions reductions in the primary sector, and partner with key industry stakeholders to address the sustainability challenges facing our primary sectors as they transition to a productive, low-emissions future.
This is an exciting position and one that offers the opportunity to really make an impact while carving out your own space.
Mō tō mātou Rōpū - About the Team
MPI's International Policy Directorate leads international engagement on a range of international and bilateral issues of interest to New Zealand's primary sector, including trade, sustainability and economic growth, and establishes and represents New Zealand's position in various international fora.
The International Environment team's work spans international agriculture, forestry, and sustainable food system policy issues relating to climate change, biodiversity, sustainable forest management and sustainable development. The team contributes to, and participates in, a range of international environmental fora in order to protect and promote New Zealand views and positions in relation to sustainable production, sustainable resource use, and international environmental governance.
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
- Career development and internal opportunities across the branch and organisation
- Mentoring and coaching programmes
- Annual Wellness payment
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 5th June.
If you have any questions about the role, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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