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Adviser Agricultural Compounds Fixed Term to November 2018

Ministry for Primary Industries
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Policy & analysis
Wellington City
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Job Description

We are seeking an experienced technical adviser to join MPI's Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines team within our Regulation & Assurance Branch.


The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) works across all aspects of primary production with a focus on the success of the primary sector for the benefit of all New Zealanders.

The team is primarily responsible for protecting and enhancing New Zealand's primary produce through the regulation of agricultural inputs.

The role will see you applying your scientific knowledge in the assessment of new and innovative compounds intended for use in New Zealand's primary production sector. You will also play an important part in the establishment and implementation of policy and standards that ensure the safety of New Zealanders and the protection of domestic and international trade. 


This is a career where your technical knowledge and experience in agricultural or veterinary science, chemistry, manufacturing or similar can make a real difference to all of New Zealand. Industry experience would be advantageous. The role also provides an opportunity to further develop your career within a large and dynamic organisation.


To apply for the role (submitting a cover letter and current curriculum vitae), please click “APPLY NOW” in order to be directed to our website. For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online careers portal.


If you have any questions about the role, you may contact Serina Regali for a confidential discussion at 


In order to be considered for this role, applicants must be immediately available for an interview within New Zealand and must hold a current New Zealand work permit or be a New Zealand resident.


Applications for this role will not be accepted after 21 September 2017

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