Adviser Animal Productsat Ministry for Primary Industries
Ministry for Primary Industries
Wellington City, NZ
1d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

About the Role

An Adviser Animal Products contributes to the development, evaluation and review of standards, programmes and implementation tools which are used to control production and processing of animal products so that those products are safe and suitable for their intended use.

This work is technically challenging and requires liaison and coordination with several different internal and external stakeholders to ensure that standards are science-based, practical, achievable, and effective.

An Adviser would be expected to work with other MPI personnel and to provide expert advice within MPI and to external stakeholders.

An Adviser would be expected to provide support to other members of the team.

Mōu - About You

To be successful for the role you should have :

  • a relevant tertiary qualification (e.g. food technology, microbiology, veterinary)
  • good relationship management skills
  • flexibility in your approach to new challenges and ideas
  • sound communication skills, both oral and written
  • appropriate knowledge of New Zealand's primary production and processing of animals, or food processing
  • knowledge of food safety and an understanding of food processing
  • knowledge of current trends in the national and international food regulatory environment
  • familiarity with New Zealand's regulatory systems and legislation associated with primary production and processing or food
  • experience in the development of implementation tools (such as guidance documents and templates) to help implement those standards
  • Mō te Manatū Ahu Matua - About MPI

    The Ministry for Primary Industries is helping to seize 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.

    To find out more about the Ministry and what we do please click

    Mō te peka - About the Branch

    The position is in the Food Regulation Directorate within MPI's New Zealand Food Safety branch. This branch leads our food safety system.

    It provides the requisite confidence, transparency and trust to domestic and overseas consumers, overseas regulators and the primary industries as to the credibility, integrity and strength of our regulatory settings and systems for food safety.

    We can offer variety, and unique opportunities to develop your skills within a large and dynamic organisation.

    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
  • Wellness benefit for employees
  • Reduced premiums for Group Healthcare Schemes
  • Paid eye test and contribution to the costs of corrective lenses / frames
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