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 Senior Business Adviser - Wellington

Kei te tino whai whakaaro ngā tāngata o Aotearoa ki ā rātau mahinga ika me te taiao moana.

Ko tā Te Tini a Tangaroa, he whakahaere i ngā rawa ika kia tino whai hua ai mō ngā tāngata o Aotearoa.

Mā te mahi me mātau ka hoki koe ki te kāinga i runga i te mōhio i whai kiko ō mahi mō te whakahaere o ngā mahi whakahaere i ngā rawa ika o Aotearoa me te taiao moana whānui kia toitū ai.  

New Zealanders care deeply about their fisheries and marine environment. 

Fisheries New Zealand works to ensure that fisheries resources are managed in a way that provides the greatest overall benefit to New Zealanders. 

Working with us means that every day you’ll go home knowing you’ve made a positive contribution to the sustainable management of New Zealand's valuable fisheries resources and their wider marine environment. 

Now is an exciting time to join Fisheries New Zealand.  We’re delivering transformational change that will modernise commercial fishing practices and better support sustainable fisheries.  

We are looking for a Senior Business Adviser to join us for 2 years on a fixed-term contract until the end of October 2021. 

About the role - Kōrero mō te tūranga

This is a brand new role, created to enable us to modernise our business practices, which in turn will support and uplift in our observer and verification capabilities, and enhance our ability to support important fisheries management decision-making processes.   

Your vision and organisational excellence will enable our organisation to proactively address critical strategic risks and deliver against its strategic priorities.  You’ll bring a wealth of experience, particularly in workforce planning, management and reporting, and have relevant qualifications in business analysis and process improvement.  Project management experience is preferred and sector experience is a bonus. 

We need someone who is well versed in building and maintaining successful relationships.  In this role, you’ll get to work with intelligent and passionate people with diverse backgrounds and skill sets across Fisheries New Zealand and MPI, other New Zealand Government agencies, Tangata Whenua, and industry bodies.   

We embrace diversity and we encourage flexible working arrangements. 

About the branch - Mō te peka

Fisheries New Zealand is a new business unit established within the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) to drive a stronger focus on managing New Zealand's valuable fisheries resources, and their place in the wider marine environment.  The Fisheries Science & Information Directorate incorporates Fisheries New Zealand’s data management, science and research, and observer services functions.   

How to Apply - Me pēhea te tuku tono

To view the position description or to find out more information about this role, please follow the link: https://careers.mpi.govt.nz/jobs/MPI19-1422987