Team Manager, Animal Imports at Ministry for Primary Industries, Wellington City
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Job Title: Team Manager, Animal Imports
Role type: Permanent, Full Time
Salary range: $128,247 to $150,879 depending on skills and experience
Kōrero mō te Tūranga - About the Role
We are looking for a high performing, people-focused leader who has experience in managing, leading and building teams and work programmes.
You will provide technical leadership and guidance, work collaboratively within the Animal Imports group, with other teams in the Animal and Plant Health Directorate, and across MPI to develop standards that enable safe trade in animals and animal products, as well as manage the people, financial and planning requirements of the role.
You will have skills and experience in managing a multi-disciplinary and diverse team that will develop and deliver import health standards in a timely and efficient way, which meet requirements under the Biosecurity Act and international obligations.
Mōu - About You
As an experienced manager, you will bring:
- Strong experience in managing, leading and building teams.
- Demonstrated programme management and organisational skills with ability to think ahead, prioritise and plan accordingly.
- In depth knowledge of the machinery of government and New Zealand regulatory environment preferably including the Biosecurity Act 1993.
- Experience in managing relationships and negotiating complex issues with a range of sectors and stakeholders.
- A veterinary degree eligible for registration with VCNZ, or a relevant qualification and equivalent experience.
- Knowledge of the New Zealand processes for assessment and management of biosecurity risks and an understanding of international agreements and standards.
- A focus on delivery and a demonstrated ability to find common ground and solve problems for the good of all.
If you want a career where you are leading a team and have the opportunity to develop and deliver a complex and interesting animal imports work programme, then we would love to hear from you.
This role is based in Te Whanganui-a-Tara / Wellington.
Mō tō mātou Rōpū - About the Team
Our team sets, implements and manages the rules for safe trade.
We deliver high quality import health standards and systems in-line with international best-practice and science. The Animal Health Group also delivers high quality technical advice and communicates complicated science and standards to multiple audiences. We work collaboratively across MPI to achieve common outcomes and deliver tightly integrated end to end biosecurity services. We also support the development of MPI input into World Organisation of Animal Health international standards for the trade in animals and animal products.
We ensure a common view on acceptable risk and appropriate levels of risk management for animal health in the Directorate and work across Biosecurity New Zealand to ensure a consistent understanding of and approach to animal health risk decision-making.
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.
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.
Kua rite koe mō tēnei mahi whaitake? - Are you ready to make a difference?
We are committed to being a good partner under Te Tiriti o Waitangi which includes working closely with iwi, hapū, whanau and hāpori.
We aspire to reflect the diverse communities we serve, so we welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, and identities. As an organisation, we are committed to making Manatū Ahu Matua a great place to work for all.
In your cover letter we'd like to know about you, your values, your whakapapa; your interest and motivations for this role; the abilities, strengths, personal attributes and diverse perspectives you will bring to the role and this organisation, which may have also been gained outside of the workforce.
To view the position description and/or apply online, please click “APPLY FOR THIS JOB” 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 midnight on 2 February 2023.
If you have any questions about the role, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ministry for Primary Industries|
|Position type:||Full Time|
|Category:||Science and Environment|
|Attachment:||Manager Animal Imports.docx (Word, 88KB)
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