Manager Forestry ETS Complianceat Ministry for Primary Industries
Ministry for Primary Industries
Wellington City, NZ
3d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

About the role

This permanent position is responsible for the development and operationalisation of the compliance and enforcement strategy for the Forestry ETS.

There will also be responsibility to manage the day-to-day delivery of a risk-based compliance programme of work that ensures compliance outcomes are achieved.

This role will ensure the integrity of the ETS for Forestry by leading the Compliance function to monitor, investigate and resolve compliance breaches.

The Manager ETS Compliance has staff within their area of responsibility that are regionally based. The is

About You Mōu

To be successful in this role you will be a strong people leader and an effective relationship builder. Your track record of successful strategic leadership and talent management, with high level strategic capability and ability to maintain a clear focus on long-term goals is what will ensure you stand out.

Importantly, you will have experience managing compliance functions, applying penalties, prosecutions, undertaking compliance risk assessments, and drawing on a range of options for responding to non-compliance.

The successful candidate will also have :

  • Service delivery and operational management experience .
  • Experience in leading change and leading through change.
  • Technical experience of the Forestry ETS or other regulatory compliance environments.
  • Experience implementing and managing complex operational requirements in a public sector environment.
  • A background in exercising appropriate judgement in technical decision making, exercising legislative powers, and making decisions with financial impacts on external parties.
  • Proven experience in managing relationships and consultation with a range of external stakeholders.
  • Previous experience with managing budgets.
  • Mō tō mātou rōpū - About our team

    As part of Climate Change Operations, you will be part of a busy, fast paced team, working in a fun and collaborative environment implementing compliance within the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS).

    Te Uru Rākau - New Zealand Forest Service, a branch of the Ministry for Primary Industries, has delegated authority for administration of the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) for forestry.

    The ETS is New Zealand's main tool for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and reaching our climate change goals.

    The team is part of the Forestry and Land Management directorate. The directorate covers a wide range of forestry regulatory and operational responsibilities, with a focus on supporting sustainable land management, use of our forestry resources, and New Zealand's climate change responsibilities.

    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.

    MPI has a focus on career pathways and we will work with you to help you grow.

    To see the benefits of working at MPI, please click

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