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Senior Advisor, Risk, Health, Safety and Security

Department of the Prime Minister & Cabinet
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Human resources, recruitment & training
Wellington - Wellington
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Job Description

Senior Advisor, Risk, Health, Safety and Security - Two Year Fixed term

The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet is seeking a talented and motivated individual to work at the heart of Government.

We are seeking an experienced Senior Advisor to lead, develop, advise, and deliver risk management, health, safety and protective security outcomes.  Proactive engagement and good relationship management skills are an essential part of the role as the Senior Advisor will need to work with a wide range of people to help maintain a safe and secure environment.

You will ideally be experienced with both health and safety and security although we will consider applicants who are experienced in one of these areas.  You may also have a risk management background more generally.

Our ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Direct experience supporting and enabling a safe, healthy and secure working environment in government
  • Proven skills managing relationships and working as a part of a team
  • Experience designing and operating monitoring and reporting systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to coach and mentor staff
  • Enthusiastic attitude and the desire to make a difference.


The candidate will need to be able to obtain and maintain a national security clearance at the Top Secret level. For more information on what is required visit:

Please see the attached position description for more information.

Applications close on 25th July 2019.

If you have any questions about this role, please contact Paul Metcalf, Manager Strategy, Performance and Governance by email

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