About the role
The Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis) Directorate in Biosecurity New Zealand delivers the M. bovis eradication programme. It was established in 2018 and is co-funded, governed and delivered through a Government Industry Agreement (GIA) between MPI and its industry partners - DairyNZ and Beef+Lamb NZ.
Working closely with our industry partners, we have a strong focus on delivering the diseaseeradication effort, while reducing the impacts on farmers and their whānau and making sure we take the lessons learned from M.
bovis into strengthening New Zealand's biosecurity system.
The Programme Services Group supports the Directorate by delivering functional and technical support across the Directorate in a wide variety of functions.
We are the fixers and go to people when other groups encounter a problem or a roadblock. We support with responsibility for : Finance, Commercial Management, Programme Support, Project Management, Health, Safety & Wellbeing, Process Improvement and we also have to remain responsive to the changing needs of the business as it shifts.
This role will work across the various functions and groups within the programme to ensure we are providing the best service for the Directorate to achieve the best possible outcomes for all parties involved.
You will have licence to roam with a mandate to enquire, investigate, solve and assist.
Reporting directly to the Manager Programme Services you will work closely with the Leadership team and other managers to improve performance and achieve the Directorate's strategic goals.
You will support the Manager Programme Services by :
To be successful in this role, you'll ideally bring the following :
Our environment can be challenging, but this role will offer a sense of satisfaction and challenge rarely found in other roles.
We are a high performing team with a good level of autonomy and opportunities for learning and development. Join us on our journey to a world-first eradication of the Mycoplasma bovis disease.
The Mycoplasma bovis Programme is a joint partnership between MPI, Dairy NZ, and Beef + Lamb New Zealand.
Mō Tātou - About MPI
At MPI we are responsible for Growing and Protecting New Zealand'. 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.
MPI's services ensure New Zealand is protected from biological risk and that the food New Zealand businesses produce is safe for us to consume.
Ngā hua o te Mahi i te Manatū Ahu Matua - See the benefits of working at MPI
The salary for this role will be paid commensurate to skills and experience.
At MPI we are open to requests for flexible working on hiring. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need and we will explore what's possible for the role.
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