About this role
We currently have a permanent full-time position available for a Senior Advisor Strategic Finance and Planning. This role reports directly to the Manager Planning, Investment and Reporting within the Finance, Technology and Infrastructure Group and will be based in our Wellington Customhouse.
This is a newly created role that will be part of a team responsible for the provision of strategic financial management, investment and non-financial performance advice within Customs and to key external stakeholders.
The frameworks that this team will develop and implement, including annual business plans, multi-year budgets, performance measurement, and internal and external reports, will allow Customs to clearly understand and communicate its current performance and to plan and invest in an optimal manner for the future.
The focus of this Senior Advisor Role will be to provide sound advice and leadership on the development and implementation of planning frameworks that allow Customs to plan in an optimal manner.
This includes advising and contributing to the development and implementation of an agency wide approach to business planning, performance measurement, and internal and external reporting, ensuring high quality information is available on a timely basis to support decision making and communication with external stakeholders.
To be successful in this role, the appointee requires the following knowledge, experience, skills and personal attributes :
To Apply :
To join Customs in any role you must be a New Zealand citizen or NZ permanent resident
OR a New Zealand Citizen or New Zealand Permanent Resident who has resided in New Zealand for the last 5 years and resides in NZ at time of application, but may have been absent from New Zealand for periods of six or more months within the past five years, preferably in one or more of the following countries : either Australia, Canada, UK or the USA.
You will be required to provide overseas police certificates for these periods spent outside of New Zealand.
To express your interest on line please apply now by submitting a CV and Cover Letter that demonstrates your ability to meet the competencies required for the role as outlined in the position description.
If you have any questions about the role please contact Suzanne Leahy (Senior Recruitment Advisor) at