Verification Officer - Christchurch at Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, Canterbury
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Discover a career with purpose at MBIE
- Deliver specialist verification activities to support robust visa decisions
- Provide advice to visa decisions makers on risk management strategies
- Multiple Locations - This advert is for Christchurch
- Salary range $67,125 - $78,348
About the role:
Our Verification Officers are part of a global network that supports immigration decisions and provides specialist verification activities including: interviews and site visits using intelligence information to support robust decisions on visa applications. This is a specialist role and will act as a verification reference point for customer facing staff to call upon.
The Verification Officer provides high level analysis on risk, issues and trends arising from markets which may affect the integrity of the immigration system. The Verification Officer also provides advice to visa decision makers on appropriate risk management strategies.
Utilising strong investigative techniques you will be responsible for determining the authenticity of information presented and advise on immigration related decisions accordingly. Strong analytical skills and the ability to make timely, informed communications will be essential to be successful in this role.
Working collaboratively with external agencies and on and offshore staff, you will develop strong professional relationships to leverage positive and timely immigration related outcomes.
MBIE supports a wide range of flexible working arrangements. Talk to us about what might work for both you and us.
Risk & Verification branch are currently recruiting for multiple roles and you may be considered (with your permission) for other exciting opportunities.
Skills and experience required:
- Strong and effective interviewing techniques
- Ability to quickly assimilate new information or areas of work
- A proactive, can-do attitude
- Ability to quickly establish, understand and build strong working relationships
- Clear, logical and articulate communication style
- A working knowledge of security in the government sector & management of classified information would be advantageous but not a requirement
- Well developed written communication and report writing skills
- Working knowledge of fraud trends & verification techniques would be advantageous
- In-depth knowledge of concepts and profiling
- Hold a Full NZ DL or able to obtain a Full New Zealand driver's licence.
- Relevant tertiary qualification is preferred and/or extensive and comparable experience in immigration, law enforcement, or a risk management environment
- Must hold or be able to gain practicing Immigration Warrant
- Applicants must hold Citizenship or Permanent Residency to be eligible to apply for roles within Immigration New Zealand.
MBIE's goal is to create a resilient and high-performing economy that delivers real and ongoing quality of life for all New Zealanders.
We do this by working with others to create an environment that supports businesses to be more productive and internationally competitive, enables all New Zealanders to participate in the economy through improved job opportunities and by working to ensure quality housing is more affordable.
People are at the heart of our mahi, our way of working is guided by our values which shape our behaviours.
- Mahi Tahi – Better Together
- Maia – Bold and brave
- Pae Kahurangi – Build our Future
- Pono Me Te Tika – Own It
Our aspirations are echoed in our Māori identity – Hīkina Whakatutuki – which broadly means ‘lifting to make successful'.
MBIE recognises the partnership founded under Te Tiriti o Waitangi between Māori and the Crown and is committed to giving effect to Te Tiriti o Waitangi. We will do this through enduring, meaningful and effective partnerships with iwi, Māori, other Māori groups/organisations and the Crown, as this is critical to enable economic and social development, both for Māori and for wider Aotearoa New Zealand. We are committed to continuing to partner with iwi in order to find new sustainable solutions to address long standing systemic and cross-cutting issues facing Māori and wider Aotearoa New Zealand and we are also committed to identifying opportunities for iwi to lead and creating an enabling environment for iwi to leverage these opportunities.
E mōhio ana a Hīkina Whakatutuki i puea ake te kōtuinga iwaenganui i a ngāi Māori me te Karauna i Te Tiriti o Waitangi, ā, kei te whai ia ki te whakaū ake i Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Mā te whai kiko o ngā kōtuinga ahungaroa o ngāiwi, o ngāi Māori, me ētahi atu rōpū Māori ki te Karauna, katutuki tēnei. He āhuatanga nui tēnei e āhei ai ngā mahi whanaketanga ā-ohanga, ā-pāpori hoki ki a ngāi Māori me Aotearoa whānui. E whai tonu ana mātou ki te kōtui atu ki ngā iwi mō te rapu huarahi hou ki te whakaara i ngā kaupapakua roa nei e tāmi ana i a ngāi Māori me Aotearoa whānui, ā, e whai ana hoki ki te tautohu i ngā āheinga kōkiritanga māngā iwi, me te tautoko i ngā iwi kia whai mana ake ai ēneiāheinga.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
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