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 Analyst/Senior Analyst - Nelson

  • Are you expert at analysing information, then providing fit for purpose advice?

  • Do you have experience in fisheries or resource management regulatory systems?

  • Do you have excellent stakeholder engagement skills? 

  • We are seeking to recruit a senior or mid-level analyst into our Aquaculture & Fisheries Permitting team in the Fisheries Management Directorate.  

    About Fisheries New Zealand

    Fisheries New Zealand is focused on managing New Zealand's valuable fisheries resources and their place in the wider marine environment. We deliver regulatory functions to manage our fisheries resource and marine environment, fisheries science and research, monitoring and verification, and aquaculture development. 

    To find out more about Fisheries New Zealand and what we do please click here. 

    About our team - Mō tō mātou rōpū

    The Aquaculture & Fisheries Permitting Team develops, delivers and manages applications and supporting processes across a range of regulatory tools in the marine and freshwater space. This includes marine and land-based aquaculture regulations, special permits and innovative trawl technology approvals.  

    About the role - Kōrero mō te tūranga

    In this role you will have the opportunity to work across MPI, with other government agencies, with iwi and with a diverse range of stakeholders including fishers, fish farmers, researchers, environmental interests groups and local communities. 

    We offer you the opportunity to work in areas that contribute to help grow and protect the value of New Zealand’s fisheries resources, and deliver on parts of the Crown’s Treaty Settlement obligations.  This will provide exposure to key fisheries and aquaculture management and policy processes. We work in a fast-paced, stimulating environment dealing with high profile issues affecting the NZ economy and of high interest to tangata whenua and the public. The team often works on applications for innovative or novel ideas that have yet to be tested through regulation. 

    Skills and Experience - Ngā Pūkenga me ngā Wheako

    ·         A tertiary qualification in fisheries, or biological sciences, economics, law, resource management or a related discipline

    ·         Knowledge of fisheries & aquaculture legislation and issues in NZ

    ·         Knowledge of aquaculture and fishing practices and technologies

    ·         Strong degree of initiative and self-motivation, attention to detail and ability to manage several projects or pieces of work simultaneously

    ·         Good interpersonal and communications skills

    ·         Strong writing, analytical and problem solving skills


    If this sounds like you, apply now!


    How to apply - Me pēhea te tuku tono

    To view the position descriptions, find out more about this role or apply (submitting a cover letter and current curriculum vitae), please click follow the link: