Senior Advisor, Regulatory Practice | Wellington
|Category:||Policy and Research|
|Position Type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Attachments:|| 210525 Position Description - SPRS - Senior Advisor Regulatory Practice - Feb 2020 (002).doc (Word, 141KB)
|Application Close Date:||13-Jun-2021|
Senior Advisor, Regulatory Practice
Salary Range: $91,000- $113,000
- Work with legislation and regulations that support commercial space flight in New Zealand
- Manage regulatory relationships with key space sector operators
- Lead on the development of procedures and frameworks in a new and dynamic regulatory area
- Take a lead role engaging other regulators and agencies.
About the role.
As Senior Advisor, Regulatory Practice you will work on regulation of the New Zealand space sector, leading on regulatory system performance and managing relationships with key stakeholders.
You will be expected to deliver a range of work relating to regulation of the space sector, including:
- Keeping overall regulatory system performance under review and engaging with others within and outside MBIE to develop regulatory frameworks and procedures
- Coordinating with other local, national and international regulators and agencies
- Leading assurance and compliance monitoring activities under the Act and preparing relevant advice for the Minister
- Leading the development of aspects of the regulatory system to appropriately manage new challenges arising from market, technology and regulatory developments in this fast-moving sector
- Managing regulatory relationships with applicants and key licensed operators.
These activities will change over time, and you will be expected to have the skills and agility to work across a diverse range of activities.
Desired skills and experience:
- The ability to understand and analyse complex information, identify key issues and use judgement to make sound recommendations and decisions.
- Experience in planning and delivering projects
- Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field or comparable relevant experience
- An understanding of engineering, international aviation or space industries and law, and/or experience in a comparable area of regulatory practice would be advantageous
- You must have legal right to live and work in NZ and be eligible to gain and maintain a top secret security clearance.
About the team:
This position sits within the New Zealand Space Agency, the lead government agency for space policy, regulation and business development and a business unit within the Science, Innovation, & International (SII) branch. The SII branch sits within the Labour, Science, and Enterprise Group.
The purpose of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is to Grow New Zealand for All. 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.
Why work for us?
Developing our staff is a key focus for MBIE. We aim to create a culture where staff members are empowered to bring fresh perspectives to issues and to think outside the box. MBIE offers significant opportunity for developing experience across a broad variety of areas. 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.
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.
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Applications close at 5pm on Sunday 13th June 2021