Executive Officer | Wellington
|Position Type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Attachments:|| Consumer Advocacy Council Secretariat (approved by DCE May 2021).pdf (PDF, 3.32MB)
|Application Close Date:||22-Jun-2021|
- Experience working with Boards/Councils or Executive teams?
- New, permanent role to provide high quality administrative support
- Permanent Wellington CBD based role with flexible working options available
Why work for us?
We encourage excellence and proactively support development through on-the-job learning, training courses, conferences and seminars, development programmes, secondments, rotations to other branches and study opportunities.
About the role.
The Executive Officer (Consumer Advocacy Council) is a new team member position in the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment's Consumer Protection business unit, which is responsible for promoting business and consumer capability within the market, through the development of products, services, tools and information.
Consumer Protection supports four key functions: consumer information products, tools, and services; consumer product safety monitoring and business/consumer engagement; providing a secretariat function in support of the Consumer Advocacy Council; and managing the operational delivery of the Telecommunications Relay Service.
The Executive Officer role will primarily support the work of the Consumer Advocacy Council secretariat function within the team. The purpose of the Council is to be the trusted, credible, authoritative advocate for small electricity consumers, operating independently of industry participants, regulators and Government. The role of the Council is to advocate on behalf of residential and small business electricity consumers by providing evidence-based advocacy on policy and regulatory consultations, and in decision-making processes.
The successful candidate will be responsible for providing high quality administrative services and tasks associated primarily to the Consumer Advocacy Council. This includes direction given by the Council on its work. The role may provide some administrative support to the broader Consumer Protection team as required.
The appointee will support the Council to undertake and progress its work programme, but will not take part in decision-making, ensuring the independence of the Council members.
Skills and experience required:
- Experience in managing board, council, or executive leadership meeting agendas and minutes
- Demonstrated interpersonal and relationship management skills
- Excellent time management skills, with proven ability to set priorities and meet deadlines under changing circumstances
- Proven ability to work with minimum supervision
- High level oral and written communication skills
- Excellent level computer literacy (Microsoft suite)
- A knowledge of how boards, councils or executive leadership teams operate
- Must have legal right to live and work in NZ
Salary range for this role sits between $59,908 - $68,833 with appointment to be within this range based on skills and experience.
The purpose of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is to grow the New Zealand economy to provide a better standard of living for all New Zealanders. Our goal is to create a strong and high-performing economy by creating an environment that supports businesses to become more productive and internationally competitive.
How to apply:
Click on the APPLY button below in order to be directed to our on-line careers website. You may view a position description at this site, as well as complete the on-line application, and upload a CV and cover letter. For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org quoting ref MBIE/1535945 if you have any further questions.
Applications close at 5pm on 14 June 2021.