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Work Broker, Waikato Region

Ministry of Social Development
Job Category:
Community Services
Waikato - Hamilton
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Permanent, full time


  • An important role connecting people to job opportunities
  • Dynamic and varied role where building relationships is key to success



About the role 

As a Work Broker you'll engage with employers to provide a professional service to link our clients with suitable job opportunities. As the face of the organisation, you use influence and networks to seek out current and future employment opportunities from employers across a range of industry sectors. You represent clients by selling their skills to employers and building long term professional relationships that go from strength to strength. You'll work alongside Case Managers and other service centre staff to ensure sustainable employment outcomes for clients.


About you 

This role will appeal to a sales oriented person as you will become the voice of your clients by selling their skills to employers. You enjoy business development and engaging with diverse groups of people and communities. Your natural flair for seeking out labour market trends and insights ensures you proactively anticipate impacts and opportunities. You thrive under pressure and enjoy using your tenacity and initiative to find solutions and achieve goals.


To succeed in this role you will need to 

  • Have a passion for changing people's lives for the better
  • Have excellent facilitation skills with the ability to engage an audience to influence positive change
  • Understand what makes a great job match for both employers and employees
  • Have the ability to work alongside clients from diverse backgrounds
  • Be flexible, solution focussed and client centric
  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Be tenacious, professional and driven to overcome road blocks
  • Exceptional relationship management skills with the ability to build rapport with people from diverse backgrounds


This role will require travel around the wider Waikato region and requires a full and current New Zealand driver's licence without conditions.


How to apply:


Applications close:  Thursday 25th October 2018 at 11pm.  Interviews are anticipated to start the week beginning 29th October 2018.

Apply online and upload your CV and answer the pre-screening questions in the online application form.  If you are a current MSD employee, please apply from your work computer, using your myHR log in details. This ensures your application is flagged as ‘internal'.


Remuneration for this role is set on Range D, $45,773.00 to $57,516.00 per annum.  Application along this band is dependent on evidenced skills, relevant work experience and other factors.  Click the following link to read and understand the position description:


For any further discussion about the role contact Cathrine, Service Centre Manager on 07 957 1511.

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