Senior Advisor Incident Response | Wellington
|Position Type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Attachments:|| Incident Response - Senior Incident Advisor position description Sept 2020_.pdf (PDF, 346KB)
|Application Close Date:||28-Oct-2020|
- Are you up for a challenge and new opportunities in a complex operating environment
- Build and influence new capability, capacity and resilience across the system, make this role your own
- Bring your enthusiasm and creativity to Immigration New Zealand at MBIE
- Secondments considered
- Salary range $93K - $115K depending on experience
About the role:
We have an exciting new opportunity for a Wellington based Senior Advisor for Incident Response within our Operations, Tasking and Improvement branch. Working within a niche incident team and supporting the Manager Incident Response the Senior Advisor is responsible for the development and maintenance of a flexible and fit for purpose incident management framework. Within this framework the senior advisor leads the systematic approach to mitigate and manage response to and risk associated with incidents and emergencies. Whilst this primary focus for this position is with Immigration NZ, It is expected this role works alongside and contributes to MBIE wide Emergency Management priorities.
The Senior Advisor will bring with them:
- Senior level experience in event or incident/emergency management with a focus on capability development, planning and building organisational resilience.
- Sound working knowledge and understanding of the machinery of government, national security system and processes that apply within the state sector.
- Proven ability to manage external relationships and use negotiation and influence to deliver outcomes.
- Ability to thrive in an ambiguous environment whilst providing continuous process improvement
- Able to negotiate with peers to align disparate perspectives and execute the integration of functions, plans and actions.
- Demonstrated excellence in communication including the ability to translate complex issues from one level to another.
- Experience initiating and supporting organisational development and change activity across a distributive business.
- The ability to effectively direct and coordinate effort in a timely way sometimes with incomplete information.
- Demonstrated ability to think strategically across a range of issues and to think laterally and innovatively about current and future issues, risks and opportunities.
- A pragmatic approach to problem solving and achieving lasting impact
- A strong team oriented work ethic and affinity for Mana Aki
About the team
As trusted stewards of the immigration system, we facilitate and protect New Zealand's interests. The Operations, Tasking & Improvement branch ensures INZ is delivering on the INZ strategy. We ensure tactical and planned operational activity is properly organised and fits with INZ's strategy. We have a key role to play ensuring that all parts of the immigration system are integrated, including in MBIE and with partners where we have a lead role.
MBIE is the lead agency for making it easier for business to work with government. MBIE's purpose is to grow the New Zealand economy to provide a better standard of living for all New Zealanders. We do this by working with others to help businesses to be more competitive, improving job opportunities and by ensuring quality housing is more affordable. This is done by always acknowledging and following our values of Māia - Bold & Brave, Pae Kahurangi - Build our Future, Mahi Tahi - Better Together, and Pono me te Tika - Own It
How to apply:
Applicants must hold Citizenship or Residency to be eligible to apply for roles within Immigration New Zealand.
This position requires applicants to have the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Security Clearance. You must have the legal right to live and work in New Zealand and have lived in NZ, or another ‘5-eyes' country for 10 years (Check https://protectivesecurity.govt.nz/personnel-security/clearances/eligibility-tool/ ).
Click on the APPLY button below in order to be directed to our online careers website. You may view a position description at this site, as well as complete the online application, and upload a CV and cover letter. For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.
If you would like to know more please contact Fi Sanderson on Fi.Sanderson@mbie.govt.nz quoting ref 1486002.
Applications close at 5.00pm on Wednesday 28 October 2020.