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Team Manager Inshore Fisheries

Ministry for Primary Industries
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Wellington City
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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual who has a good understanding of government and or regulatory processes and has the ability and desire to lead and motivate a group of passionate professionals

We are looking for an energetic Manager to lead our Inshore Fisheries Central Team, one of three regional inshore teams reporting to the manager of inshore fisheries. 

Your responsibility will be to create and lead a high performing team focused on achieving its goals and those of fisheries New Zealand. 

Fisheries New Zealand is a new business unit established within the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) to drive a stronger focus on managing New Zealand's valuable fisheries resources and their place in the wider marine environment.

Future focused, we are currently amid a transformative programme to evolve the way we manage our fisheries using new technology and approaches - this is an exciting time to join Fisheries New Zealand. 

Key Skills / Educational Requirements

  • Have a desire and capability to build a high performing team
  • Leadership and/or management skills and experience
  • Knowledge of strategic and business planning processes.
  • Be output and delivery focused

If you have the ability to think outside the box, have strong attention to detail and enjoy working in a fast past busy environment where no two days are the same, we want to hear from you!

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

To view the position description and/or apply for the role (submitting a cover letter and current curriculum vitae), please click “APPLY NOW” or visit the MPI Careers Site. For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online careers portal.

To apply for this role you must hold the right to work in New Zealand or be eligible to obtain it – click here to find out more about work visa eligibility and options.

The successful applicant must be able to obtain the relevant security clearance. Please visit for more information.

In order to be considered for this role, applicants must be available to interview within New Zealand or via Skype.

If you have any questions about the role, you may contact Nick Goddard for a confidential discussion on 04 894 0908 or email

Applications for this role close on Sunday 29th of July


The Ministry for Primary Industries is a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone's differences are valued and respected. We welcome enquires from everyone and value diversity in the workplace and we are willing to consider flexible working arrangements. MPI is an employer of choice. 

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