Manager Corporate Governance and Intellectual Property Policy | Wellington
|Position Type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Attachments:|| Policy Manager - Position Description.pdf (PDF, 862KB)
|Application Close Date:||27-Sep-2021|
- Lead the Corporate Governance and Intellectual Property Policy Team
- Competitive Salary: $146,874-$220,310 per annum
- Permanent position based in Wellington CBD, flexible working options available
About the role:
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced policy professional to take the lead as the Manager of the Corporate Governance and Intellectual Property Policy team. This role is within the newly-created Small Business, Commerce and Consumer branch of the Building Resources and Markets business group.
The team advises the Government on whether our corporate governance and intellectual property laws are effective, including the strategic settings for how to encourage innovation in business that will support New Zealand's economic growth. This is a diverse and fast-paced team that works with a broad range of stakeholders. We have a great culture and team that works collaboratively to get things done.
Examples of current projects include:
- Developing and implementing a mandatory climate-related disclosures regime
- Input into Free Trade Agreements and work with APEC and WIPO on international issues
- Advising on amendments to the Plant Variety Rights Act
- Advising on Maori interests in intellectual property
- Modernising the Incorporated Societies Act
You will be responsible for setting strategy for the team, driving activity, and allocating resources, to maximise the contribution that the team makes to MBIE outcomes and government goals. You will also be responsible for effectively influencing through building and maintaining enduring relationships with senior stakeholders and enhancing the overall capability of the team to ensure quality advice.
Skills and experience required:
- Experience managing a team of policy professionals and a track record of forming delivery-focused teams that are capable of bringing about positive change
- An understanding of Corporate Governance and/or Intellectual Property is desirable
- Ability to lead complex policy work programmes that make the most of generalist and technical staff – from policy development through to implementation
- Experience managing the delivery and landing of advice and tasks with senior managers, ministers and stakeholders
- In-depth understanding of the policy production process, including stakeholder consultation processes
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills allowing you to influence critical decision makers such as Ministers and senior sector leaders, and drive change
- Extensive knowledge and experience of machinery of government
Ētahi kōrero mō MBIE: - About MBIE:
MBIE's goal is to create a resilient and high-performing economy that delivers real and ongoing quality of life for all New Zealanders.
Ko te whāinga matua a MBIE he whakatū i tētahi Ohanga e pakari ana, e toitū ana kia tino ora rawa atu ai a Aotearoa whānui.
We do this by working with others to create an environment that supports businesses to be more productive and internationally competitive, enables all New Zealanders to participate in the economy through improved job opportunities and by working to ensure quality housing is more affordable.
Ka tutuki tēnei i tā mātou mahi tahi me ētahi atu ki te whakatū kaupapa e tautoko marika ana i ngā pakihi ki te whakaora i ā rātou anō kia whai hua ai puta noa i te Ao, ā, e whai wāhi mai hoki a Aotearoa whānui ki ngā mahi ohanga mā roto mai i ngā toronga mahi, i ngā kaupapa whakatū kāinga hoki.
Our way of working is guided by our values which shape our behaviours.
Ko ā mātou mātāpono kei te ārahi i ā mātou mahi me ā mātou whanonga.
- Mahi Tahi – Better Together
- Maia – Bold and brave
- Pae Kahurangi – Build our Future
- Pono Me Te Tika – Own It
Our aspirations are echoed in our Māori identity – Hīkina Whakatutuki – which broadly means ‘lifting to make successful'.
Ko ā mātou tūmanako e titia ana ki tō mātou Māoritanga, ārā, kia “Hikina Whakatutuki”
Me pēhea te tono: - How to apply:
Click on the APPLY button below to view a position description and complete your application. All applications must be submitted via our online process.
Pēhia te pātene APPLY ō raro iho nei kia kite ai koe i ngā kōrero whakamahuki mō te tūranga nei, ka whakaoti ake i tō tono. Me mātua tukua mai ēnei tono mā tā mātou tukanga tuihono.
Email Paige at Paige.Haydock@mbie.govt.nz quoting ref MBIE/1564359 if you have any further questions.
Applications close at 5pm on Monday 27th of September 2021
Ka kati ngā tono hei te 5pm.