Workforce Strategy Senior Advisor | Wellington
|Position Type:||Fixed Term Contract|
|Attachments:|| PD - MIQ Workforce Strategy Senior Advisor - June 2021_.pdf (PDF, 618KB)
|Application Close Date:||13-Jun-2021|
- Support people insight to drive development
- Influence leaders and systems to grow people centred leadership
- 2 x 6-12 month contract, fixed-term or secondment opportunities
- Wellington based
About the role:
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Workforce Strategy Senior Advisor within the Managed Isolation and Quarantine (MIQ) Branch. Managed Isolation and Quarantine (MIQ) has been set up as critical part of our border measures to keep COVID-19 out of Aotearoa New Zealand.
Working in MIQ is fast paced and dynamic. What unites our people is our passion for keeping all New Zealanders safe during an unprecedented global pandemic.
The Workforce Strategy Senior Advisor provided strategic leadership, specialist advice and support across the Managed Isolation Group. This highly collaborative and varied role reports to the Interim Programme Director, Workforce Strategy, Managed Isolation and Quarantine and will be responsible for leading key workforce strategy activity and advice, including developing plans, implementation of projects and critical monitoring of impact and progress measures.
You will bring excellent relationship management, stratetic and systems thinking and an ability to build deep subject matter knowledge and credibility to work across the MIQ ecosystem to advise on workforce needs and a strategic and operational servie level. You will provide consistent, informed, high quality intellectual leadership and advice to stakeholders at all levels along with working alongside partner agencies to develop and deliver plans and provide options on workforce transition that are viable for government.
Skills and experience required:
We are keen to hear from you if you have a good range of:
- Experience as a strategic thinker with the ability to make connections between various aspects of the organisation and implications for the specific context at hand
- Demonstrated experience in developing options for plans, with an ability to cut a clear path through complexity
- Experience in stakeholder management and building trust and credibility with a diverse range of senior internal and external decision makers, leaders and colleagues
- Excellent presentation and representation capabilities with ability to adapt approach for a range of audiences
- Experience in developing plans and options for plans, preferably involving complexity and scenario analysis
- Understanding of the employee life-cycle and/or workforce planning components
- Ability to synthesise a range of data and insights into easy-to-digest summaries, and to cost options to support recommendations with quantitative data
- Must have legal right to live and work in NZ;
MIQ became a Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) business group on 13 July 2020. The purpose of managed isolation is to ensure COVID-19 is not spread to the community while enabling Kiwis and other exempted travellers to return to New Zealand safely. A key enabler of this work is collaboration across government.
Over 130,000 people have passed through MIQ since New Zealand stood up its response to COVID-19. We operate thirty-two managed isolation facilities in five regions.
A range of agencies including the Ministry of Health, All-of-Government, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, Police, Customs, New Zealand Defence Force, Aviation Security Service and other business groups in MBIE are working together to deliver an enduring MIQ system.
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.
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
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.
Enquiries are welcome to Jo Smith email@example.com quoting MBIE/1537954 if you have further questions.
Applications close at 5.00pm on Sunday 13th June 2021.