Adviser, Integrated Farm Planning at Ministry for Primary Industries, Wellington City
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Role type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Wellington City (but would be open to applications elsewhere in the North Island)
Salary band: $57,425 to $89,445 depending on skills and experience
Ma tau rourou, ma taku rourou, ka ora te iwi (with your contribution and my contribution the people will prosper)
We are looking for a keen and enthusiastic adviser to work in the sustainable land use area. The work is part of the Integrated Farm Planning (IFP) programme with a particular focus on the Career Pathway Scheme for primary industry advisers. Located in Wellington or the regions, the role will be involved in critically important programmes that support the uptake of integrated farm planning – a whole of system tool designed to support the primary sector respond to the challenges posed by climate change and regulatory reforms.
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role
This is a really exciting role for someone who is looking to grow their knowledge in the sustainable land use and primary industry advisory area. Your responsibilities would include:
- Informing, supporting, and enabling the delivery of MPI and cross-government initiatives relating to primary sector sustainable land use
- Supporting the development and successful implementation of policy, programmes and initiatives on time and in scope
- Developing and maintaining key relationships across MPI and other government agencies.
The role can be based in Wellington or in one of our regional offices in the North Island
Mōu - About You
The successful applicant will have:
- Tertiary qualification or equivalent experience relating to the primary sector and / or sustainable land use
- Experience and understanding of working with a cross section of stakeholders, often in politically sensitive environments
- Excellent communication skills and writing ability
- Results oriented approach
- Strong problem solving skills.
Mō tō mātou rōpū - About our team
You will be working in the Sustainable Land Use team in the AIS Business Unit. The team is responsible for delivery of practical advice, information and tools for farmers and growers to improve their operations on the ground and support them to meet changing climate and regulatory requirements.
Manatū Ahu Matua - About MPI
MPI provides policy and regulatory advice, market access and trade services, and manages major regulatory systems of biosecurity, food safety, forestry, fisheries management, and animal welfare. MPI also has strong relationships with other government agencies, primarily within the economic, border, and natural resources sectors. With the New Zealand economy set to grow, MPI's important role in leading, regulating, and enabling the primary sectors will only increase.
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Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply
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.
In order to be considered for this role, applicants must be available to interview within New Zealand or via Skype. We are open to secondments to the role however your current manager must be aware of your application.
If you have any questions about the role, please contact Amy Hopkins – firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close: Wednesday 1 December 2021.
The Ministry for Primary Industries is committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values inclusion and diversity. Your unique talents and experience will help us deliver exceptional services to our communities in Aotearoa. In return you'll enjoy an inclusive and flexible working environment in a diverse team of people while you're growing your career here in NZ and internationally. We actively encourage applications from all backgrounds. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so that we can assist you through the recruitment process.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ministry for Primary Industries|
|Position type:||Full Time|
|Category:||Science and Environment|
|Attachment:||PD Adviser IFP .pdf (PDF, 177KB)
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