Regional Planning Specialist
Auckland, NZ, NZ
3d ago
  • Auckland or Wellington based
  • Fixed Term Contract until 30 September 2022
  • Fantastic Opportunity
  • Salary Band $69,369-$82,837 An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Regional Planning Specialist to join the team within Managed Isolation and Quarantine (MIQ).
  • MIQ has been set up as a critical part of our border measures to keep Covid-19 out of Aotearoa New Zealand.Working with MIQ is fast paced and dynamic.

    What unites our people is our passion for keeping all New Zealanders safe during an unprecedented global pandemic.The Regional Planning Specialist role will specialize in managing Maritime.

    The role will also be a support for planning and managing the arrival of returnees entering the Managed Isolation and Quarantine process in their region.

  • Including implementation of the national allocation and transport plans, tactical relationship management, special exemptions and medical emergenciesWhat we are looking for;
  • Ability to work a shift pattern due to the seven day operational requirements for this team (includes rostered weekend shifts)
  • Significant experience and knowledge of the events, logistics, maritime and / or travel industries and exposure to the detailed planning and communication requirements of MIQ
  • Sound judgement and decision making ability
  • Highly organized with good time management
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with an ability to present complex issues to different audiences
  • Sound understanding of New Zealand governments response to Covid-19Applicants must have the right to work in New ZealandThe health, safety and wellbeing of our people is important and it is a requirement of this role for you to be vaccinated for Covid-19 prior to starting, and undertake regular Covid-19 tests during your employmentAbout MIQ MIQ became a Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) business group on 13 July 2020.
  • The purpose of managed isolation is to ensure COVID-19 is not spread to the community while enabling Kiwis and other exempted travellers to return to New Zealand safely.

    A key enabler of this work is collaboration across government.Over 170,000 people have passed through MIQ since New Zealand stood up its response to COVID-19.

    We operate thirty-two managed isolation facilities in five regions.A range of agencies including the Ministry of Health, All-of-Government, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, Police, Customs, New Zealand Defence Force, Aviation Security Service and other business groups in MBIE are working together to deliver an enduring MIQ system.

    About MBIE : MBIE is the lead agency for making it easier for business to work with government. MBIE's purpose is to grow the New Zealand economy to provide a better standard of living for all New Zealanders.

    We do this by working with others to help businesses to be more competitive, improving job opportunities and by ensuring quality housing is more affordable.

    Our way of working is guided by our values which shape our behaviours.

  • Mahi Tahi Better Together
  • Maia Bold and brave
  • Pae Kahurangi Build our Future
  • Pono Me Te Tika Own ItHow to apply : Click on the APPLY button below in order to be directed to our on-line careers website.
  • You may view a position description at this site, as well as complete the on-line application, and upload a CV and cover letter.

    For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.Enquiries are welcome and should be made to sarah.

    hutcheson quoting MBIE / 1571916.Applications close Friday 22 October 2021 at 5pm

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