Project Coordinator | Tourism Operational Policy | Wellington
|Position Type:||Fixed Term Contract|
|Attachments:|| Project Coordinator- Tourism PD.pdf (PDF, 809KB)
|Application Close Date:||31-Oct-2021|
Two years fixed-term
Salary Range $62,000- $72,000
- Lead the administrative support of a two-year funding project, supporting tourism recovery high priorities
- Create regular project progress reports for Ministers and senior MBIE people
- Provide cross branch support on operational-policy
The Tourism branch @MBIE is responsible for a range of Policy, Operational-Policy and Operational and Event functions. Prior to COVID-19, tourism was New Zealand's largest industry and biggest export earner, accounting for 6% of GDP, and 8% of employment. Most regions of New Zealand regarded tourism as part of their economic lifeblood.
Significant policy challenges are emerging as the sector recovers and rebuilds as Aotearoa reconnects with the world. Our policy and operational policy teams play a crucial role in leading the recovery for the tourism industry.
About the role
MBIE is leading the provision of $70 million over two years to the five regions in Aotearoa who were most impacted by the loss of international visitors. The Project Coordinator will provide a comprehensive oversight and in depth reporting of three Regional Tourism Funding initiatives. Including:
- Consolidating monthly reporting, performance reporting and provide portfolio dashboards/briefings to the Minister and senior MBIE staff
- The role is the primary contact for Lead funded Entities, in the five regions and the MBIE Small Business team
- Managing + monitoring communications, risks, assurances and accountability reporting
- Management of any supporting documentation required for funding
- Providing operational-policy input into relevant work streams
Desired skills and experience
- Experience in project coordination, including: reporting information and progress on projects that meets the needs of the diverse audience/s
- Experience in creation and maintenance of work programme documents across multiple teams including the, contract monitoring, recording meeting minutes and ensuring outcomes are acted on
- Proven organisational skills, with a strong attention to detail and the ability to prioritise effectively across multiple work-streams in a fast-paced, collaborative environment that quickly evolve
- The ability to quickly establish and build strong relationships with senior internal and external stakeholders, ability to work through issues with clarity and time in mind
- The ability to quickly analyse problems to identify issues, options, strategies and solutions with clarity
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.
Developing our staff is a key focus for MBIE. We aim to create a culture where staff are empowered to bring fresh perspectives to issues and to think outside the box. MBIE offers significant opportunities 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.
How to apply:
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Applications close at 5pm Sunday 31 October 2021 Quoting ref MBIE/1573446