WorkSafe New Zealand Board member | Other
|Category:||Boards and Governance|
|Position Type:||Ongoing - Part Time|
|Attachments:|| Position Description WorkSafe New Zealand Board Member - February 2021.pdf (PDF, 666KB)
DISCLOSURE FORM for Appointment to Crown Entity (Nov 2020).doc (Word, 153KB)
|Application Close Date:||23-Apr-2021|
Members of the WorkSafe New Zealand Board
On behalf of the Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment is seeking expressions of interest from suitably experienced candidates to be members of the WorkSafe New Zealand Board and contribute to improving the health and safety of New Zealanders.
WorkSafe New Zealand (WorkSafe) is New Zealand's primary workplace health and safety regulator, established under the WorkSafe New Zealand Act 2013. WorkSafe works collaboratively with other regulators, agencies and parties who have an interest in the health, safety and wellbeing system, to promote good workplace health and safety practices.
The Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety is seeking candidates who have specific skills and experience in the following areas, and we welcome applications from candidates who want to be considered for these key roles:
- Experience and understanding of modern regulatory practice, preferably related to workplace health and safety.
- Demonstrated leadership, applied knowledge and a genuine interest in workplace health and safety.
- Diversity of perspective and an appreciation for the issues facing vulnerable workers, such as Māori, Pacifica and migrant workers.
- The ability to understand and facilitate positive organisational and cultural change.
The skills and experience below would also be an advantage:
- Previous experience in the public sector and/or on public sector boards.
- Medical expertise or knowledge of the New Zealand health sector.
- Proven competence in financial management and internal controls, and assurance and risk frameworks and processes, preferably including public sector auditing and accounting practices.
Candidates will be expected to have a genuine interest in the work of WorkSafe New Zealand, as well as the motivation and availability needed to be able to effectively carry out the role of Board member.
This is a contestable process and applications will be assessed according to the skills and experience the Board requires at this particular time.
MBIE is committed to considering candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds, age, gender, ethnicity and geographic locations to enable the board to be high-performing.
Candidates wishing to put forward an expression of interest should enclose a copy of their CV and submit a cover letter outlining why they wish to be a member of the WorkSafe New Zealand Board. All applicants are also required to provide a completed Disclosure Form and provide a copy of a current ID (Passport or Drivers Licence).
Please refer to the attached position description for more details.
Applications close on Friday, 23 April 2021.
For enquiries about the position, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.