Senior Adviser - Native Afforestation Nursery Advice at Ministry for Primary Industries, Wellington City
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Role Type: Permanent full-time
Salary Band: $92,073 to $115,000 depending on skills and experience
The Ministry for Primary Industries are currently recruiting for a Senior Adviser - Native Afforestation Nursery Advice, to join our Forest Engagement & Advice directorate, which forms part of our wider Te Uru Rākau – New Zealand Forest Service business unit based in Wellington.
Kōrero mō te Tūranga - About the Role
This is your opportunity to be part of a brand-new team and play a key role in supporting New Zealand to meet its climate targets. The Senior Adviser - Native Afforestation Nursery is responsible for supporting the development of and putting in place training and other support needed within the native nursery sector to mitigate the current barriers for existing nurseries to expand.
The key accountabilities of this position include:
- Building understanding of barriers for existing nurseries to expand
- Development and implementation of mitigations for those barriers
- Design and delivery of approaches to implement the work plan for nursery training and capability
- Working with nurseries to build support networks
- Contributing to the development, documentation, review and reporting of the wider Native Afforestation Project
Mōu - About You
To be successful in this role, you will be someone who loves to build collaborative relationships to deliver work and know how to pull information apart to pull together a plan.
You will have strong experience in gathering, organising, and communication information, as well as being able to understand the nature of problems and quickly identify solutions. You will also have experience managing deadlines and priority work, all the while forming conclusions and providing advice.
Importantly, you will be confident and experienced in establishment and maintaining effective working relationships at all levels including Māori, Government, and non-governmental agencies.
Specifically, your experience will include:
- Experience in the nursery sector or a similar working environment
- Experience in establishing and effectively maintaining collaborative relationships with stakeholders, Maori and Government and non-governmental agencies
- Experience in managing priority projects and work programmes
- Experience in education/training
Mō tō mātou Rōpū - About the Team
This role is part of the Forest Engagement & Advice directorate within Te Uru Rākau – New Zealand Forest Service. Te Uru Rākau – New Zealand Forest Service is a branded business unit within the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and is leading the Government's renewed focus on forestry, one of our country's most successful primary industries. You'll be joining a dynamic and diverse team who all share a common goal of improving the individual, social and cultural, environmental, and economic outcomes for New Zealand.
Mō te Manatū Ahu Matua - About MPI
We're passionate about growing prosperity in the sector while ensuring respect for Kaitiaki – guardianship of our natural resources.
To find out more about the Ministry and what we do please click here.
Ngā hua o te mahi i te Manatū Ahu Matua - Benefits of working at MPI
- Additional MPI leave days
- Ability to purchase extra annual leave
- Career development and internal opportunities across the branch and organisation
Wā Mahi Ngāwari - Flexible Working
We support flexible working arrangements and are happy to discuss these options with you.
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply
To view the position description and/or apply online, please click Apply or visit the MPI Careers site.
To apply, 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.
Applications close at 11:59pm on 3 February.
If you have any questions about the role, please email email@example.com
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:||Senior Adviser NAFF PD.pdf (PDF, 246KB)
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