Team Manager Biosecurity Intelligenceat Ministry for Primary Industries
Ministry for Primary Industries
Wellington City, NZ
2d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

About the Role

  • We are looking for a creative and resilient manager to lead the team. You'll use your experience to lead a dedicated science based biosecurity intelligence capacity within MPI's intelligence function.
  • You'll need to build and maintain momentum and be comfortable in an ambiguous environment. An essential part of your role will be to develop positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • The team will have access to new analytical tools, and the opportunity to influence key decisions.
  • Mōu - About You

    Ideally you will have a background in intelligence, biological sciences, environmental science, economics or sociology, but you will have the support and capability of technical experts in science and intelligence.

    Mō te Manatū Ahu Matua - About MPI

    MPI's purpose is to grow and protect New Zealand. MPI is helping maximise export opportunities for our primary industries, improve sector productivity, ensure the food we produce is safe, increase sustainable resource use, and protect New Zealand from biological risk.

    We employ over 2,200 staff in 70 locations both here and overseas.

    We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture. We are fair in our behaviour and our policies promote equal opportunity for all.

    We provide numerous training programmes and opportunities for people to continuously improve their skill sets and keep up to date with global best practices.

    To see more of who MPI is and the work that we do click

    Ngā Taki Whakahaumaru - Security checks

    Higher level Security Clearance

  • most preferably a NZ citizen who has resided continuously in NZ for at least the last ten ( 10) years , OR
  • is a citizen of, and / or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last ten (10) years : either Australia, Canada, NZ, UK or the USA;
  • and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZSIS towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at a higher level.

  • click to find out more about the national security vetting process and access the eligibility tool.
  • If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.

    Ngā hua o te Mahi i te Manatū Ahu Matua - Benefits of working at MPI

  • Up to three additional (MPI holidays) leave days
  • Career development and internal opportunities across the branch and organisation
  • Parental leave ex-gratia payment
  • Paid eye test and contribution to the costs of corrective lenses / frames
  • Employee Assistance Programme (counselling support)
  • Flexible working (e.g. We support work life balance and flexible work arrangements whenever possible)
  • Utu - Salary

    The salary for this role is circa $109K to $148k depending on skills and experience.

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