Manager Highly Migratory and Pacific Fisheries at Ministry for Primary Industries, Wellington City
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Role: Manager Highly Migratory and Pacific Fisheries
Role type: Permanent Full Time
Salary band: $128,247 to $173,511 depending on skills and experience
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role
As stewards of our fisheries and marine environment taonga Fisheries New Zealand undertakes important work close to the heart of New Zealanders. Our focus is the sustainability of our wild fish stocks, aquaculture operations and broader marine ecosystems, now and in the future. Our vision is that New Zealand will be the world's most sustainable provider of high-value fisheries and aquaculture products. We are experiencing an exciting time of innovation and improvement in the sector and have a busy pipeline of important work including Fisheries System Reform, Revitalising the Hauraki Gulf, Strengthening Fishing Rules and Policies, Ensuring Healthy Ocean Ecosystems, and the implementation of On-Board cameras to name a few.
As a Manager Highly Migratory Species and Pacific Fisheries you will have direct impact on economic and social outcomes and will have the unique opportunity to provide fisheries management support and capacity development to Pacific Island fisheries administrations. You will lead a small team working on the fisheries management of highly migratory species both domestically and internationally.
In order to deliver the outcomes required of this position, you will build collaborative relationships and establish credibility with Māori, sector stakeholders, and partners across Fisheries New Zealand, MPI, other New Zealand Government agencies, service providers, and other parties.
Core responsibilities include:
- Provide strategic and operational leadership on the management of New Zealand's highly migratory (pelagic) fisheries
- Lead the delivery of the fisheries management aspects of the Te Pātuitanga Ahumoana a Kiwa (Te Pātui) programme, under agreement with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, to work with Pacific island fisheries administrations to strengthen capability to manage their fisheries.
- Role model collaborative working and foster a high performing team environment
- Build and maintain effective and credible strategic relationships
Mōu - About You
This is a challenging and rewarding role requiring a unique mix of skills. To be successful in this role you will need:
- Understanding of fisheries issues, including for the Pacific
- Extensive skills in developing and implementing operational policy frameworks
- Demonstrated experience in strategic leadership and achieving through others
- Proven ability to thrive in a rapidly evolving operating environment
- Excellent relationship management and communication skills and the ability to build trust and credibility quickly
- Understanding of the Treaty Principles and the Crown's obligations to Māori under the Treaty of Waitangi Fisheries Claims Settlement Act
Previous experience working within Government is desirable but not essential.
Mō te Manatū Ahu Matua│About MPI
The Ministry for Primary Industries works to safeguard New Zealanders' way of life well in the future. To ensure this, we have a vision where New Zealand is the world's most sustainable provider of high-value food and primary products.
To find out more about the Ministry and what we do please click here.
MPI is a place where there are diverse opportunities and where there is the ability to create a career in an organisation that supports growth and development.
Wā Mahi Ngāwari - Flexible Working
If you're interested we are open to discussing flexible working options with you. This can take many forms such as (but not limited to) reduced hours, remote working, flexible start and finish times, compressed hours or term-time work. Please feel free to talk to us at the interview about the flexibility you need and we will explore what's possible for the role.
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply
To view the position description and/or apply for the role please click “APPLY FOR THIS JOB” 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.
If you have any questions about the role, please email Haidee.Wynands@mpi.govt.nz
The closing date is Sunday 3 July 2022
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
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