Principal Adviser
NZ Ministry for Primary Industries
Wellington City, Wellington, NZ
3d ago

WellingtonPermanent, Full-timeSalary $109,626 -$148,318 depending on skills and experience

  • Principal Adviser to the Chief Transformation Officer to support the Food and Fibre Sector's Fit for a Better World roadmap.
  • Deliver multiple pieces of work whilst navigating a complex stakeholder environment
  • Accelerate the productivity, sustainability and inclusiveness within the food and fibre sectorKōrero mō te tūranga - About the RoleThe Principal Advisor role was recently established as part of a small, highly capable team, providing support and assistance to the Director-General, the Senior Leadership Team and the wider food and fibre sector in progressing core initiatives and priorities.
  • The role requires a strong conceptual thinker who takes a pragmatic approach to problem solving and implementation. You will have excellent communication and relationship management skills, and a high drive for results.

    The successful candidate will be driving a cross sector work programme in partnership with senior executives, leaders and leadership groups across government, Māori, and the food and fibre sector, profiling and championing Fit for a Better World and influencing collaborative work effort.

    The position supports accountable leaders both internally and externally to create momentum and drive the delivery of programme priorities, whilst providing high-level assurance over performance.

    As such, the position requires a high degree of management and coordination skills.Mōu About YouYou will be drawn to the challenge of driving an export-led recovery through the coordination of a sector-wide strategy and work programme.

    You will bring proven experience in leading and delivering multiple pieces of work or projects whilst navigating a complex stakeholder environment.

    Mō te Manatū Ahu Matua - About MPI Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has a strength of common purpose and a passion to sustainably grow and to protect Aotearoa, for the benefit of all New Zealanders.

    It's no mean feat and we have a team of hard working and dedicated people in a variety of roles supporting us to make this happen.

    Our overall ambition is for New Zealand to be the most trusted source of high value natural products in the world. We're working towards sustainability, protection, growth and participation.

    To find out more about MPI and what we do please click here.Mō Tātou - About Us The food and fibre sector will be at the forefront of New Zealand's export-led recovery from COVID-19 and can lead the way to a more sustainable economy.

    As part of the Food and Fibre Sector's Fit for a Better World Roadmap, the Ministry for Primary Industries is working in partnership with Māori and industry leaders to accelerate the productivity, sustainability and inclusiveness of the sector, to deliver more value for all New Zealanders.

    For more information see the Fit for a Better World Roadmap.Ngā hua o te Mahi i te Manatū Ahu Matua Benefits of working at MPI

  • Up to three additional (MPI holidays) leave days
  • Wellness benefit for employees
  • Comprehensive one-week MPI Induction Programme
  • Workstation assessment
  • Free annual flu vaccination
  • Bi-annual MPI-paid eye test and contribution to the costs of corrective lenses / framesSee the benefits of working at MPIIf you thrive working within a fast paced and changing environment and you think you have what we are looking for, we would like to hear from you!How to Apply Me pēhea te tuku tonoTo view the position description and / or apply for the role please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB or visit the MPI Careers Site.
  • For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online careers portal.For detailed information on this role please refer to the position description or contact Fiona O'Brien, Team Leader - Talent Acquisition on 894 3492 or Fiona.

    O'Brien mpi.govt.nzApplications close : midnight Sunday 30 JanuaryTo apply for this role you must hold the right to work in New Zealand.

    The Ministry for Primary Industries is committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values inclusion and diversity.

    Your unique talents and experience will help us deliver exceptional services to our communities in Aotearoa. In return you'll enjoy an inclusive and flexible working environment in a diverse team of people while you're growing your career here in NZ and internationally.

    We actively encourage applications from all backgrounds. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so that we can assist you through the recruitment process.

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