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Adviser Statutory Appointments

Ministry for Primary Industries
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Science and Environment
Wellington City
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Job Description

We have a Fixed term opportunity for an Adviser Statutory Appointments, to join the Approvals Operations team.  The Adviser Statutory Appointments is responsible for timely and accurate processing of applications and maintaining an effective and efficient record on all appointments and/or warrants held under legislation administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI). The role will interact with managers and senior leadership members of MPI, and will also include other approval processing under the Animal Products, Wine and Food Acts.

We are looking for someone with a positive attitude, exceptional organising skills and with great attention to detail.

Can you tick most of these attributes?

  • Open friendly manner and team player
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Professional manner
  • Strong common sense
  • Degree in Science, Food Technology, or Law desirable but any discipline would be considered

You will be a mature and capable person with a good sense of humour, be energetic and have a high level of presentation. You may even be returning to the workforce.

You will be part of a team within a collaborative environment who work hard and help each other to succeed.  Full training and support will be provided.  The right person will also have potential to grow and develop their career in several pathways available within MPI.

To view the position description and/or 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 Nick Goddard 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 Monday 22nd April 2019.

MPI is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Your unique talents and experience will help us deliver exceptional services to New Zealand. In return you'll enjoy an inclusive and flexible working environment in a diverse team of people while you're growing your career. We actively encourage applications from any background.

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