Manager Employment Relations Policy, Labour and Immigration Policy branch
A great opportunity has become available for an experienced manager to join the Labour and Immigration Policy branch. We are working on the biggest reforms to employment relations in 20 or 30 years we work closely with other government agencies, with the regulator and the wider employment dispute resolution system, with legal and PCO, and the social partners unions and employers and wider stakeholders.
The Employment Relations Policy team has a busy and exciting work programme currently leading work for the government on :
The team is currently managing a bill through select committee, and legislation is being developed for three more Government Bills, two of which may be considered for introduction in 2018.
The team is also leading the work with the Fair Pay Agreement Panel, being chaired by the Rt Hon Jim Bolger, which has just been established, and the Film Industry Working Group, independently facilitated by lawyer Linda Clark.
The team is jointly responsible for the Employment Relations and Standards regulatory system, and works closely with the Employment Standards Policy team which covers minimum rights and conditions of work, including around leave and wages, and of course the regulator.
Investment work includes input into the changing nature of work and what this will mean for the contractor-employee boundary, for vulnerable workers more generally, for interjurisdictional working, and for just transitions'.
We are looking for someone who :
What we offer you is a supportive, fun and high performing team and branch environment, and the opportunity to shape and deliver on some critical reforms that will impact directly on the labour market and on the flexibility and productivity of the economy and the working lives of many New Zealanders.
We are keen to hear from anyone who might be interested in this role in either a temporary or permanent capacity and who would be able to start quickly.
How to apply
Click on the APPLY button below to view a position description, 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.
Email Peter van de Merwe at Peter.vandeMerwe mbie.govt.nz if you have any further questions.
Applications close at 5 pm on Wednesday 18 July 2018.