Senior Adviser Animal Health, Wellington, Nz Ministry For Primary Industries

Senior Adviser Animal Health, Wellington, Nz Ministry For Primary Industries

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  • Job type: Full time
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Salary type: Monthly
  • Occupation: Senior adviser animal health

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  • Country: New Zealand
  • Region: Wellington
  • City: Wellington
  • Address: Wellington

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Veterinary Senior Adviser Animal Health Readiness Science ProductsRole type : Full-time fixed term 16 January 2023 to 31 March 2024 Location : WellingtonSalary range : $92,073 to $124,570 depending on skills and experience Kōrero mō te Tūranga - About the RoleThe Senior Adviser - Animal Health is an exciting role at the Readiness and Response Directorate, Biosecurity New Zealand.You will influence the delivery and achievement of response outcomes by the provision of high-quality, well-researched and robust advice, on a range of readiness, response and recovery plans, activities, products and initiatives against biosecurity threats such as Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) and African swine fever (ASF).Some of your core day-to-day duties will involve the following :Develop and deliver readiness science-based activities such as plans and response operational specifications using sound and reasoned information, technical expertise, robust analysis, and well-researched advice.Work closely with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, including primary industries, to ensure that all products, activities, and processes developed are user-centric and fit-for-purpose.Actively support and participate in responses if required. Mōu - About You We are looking for someone who is adaptable and thrives in a complex and sometimes ambiguous environment.Our ideal candidate is a team player who is resourceful, has initiative and a proven ability to deliver results. You will be able to think creatively, work under pressure, and prioritise your work based on business needs.You will bring a high degree of enthusiasm and energy to the role.A core requirement for this role is a veterinary qualification that is registrable by the Veterinary Council of New Zealand, supported by your expertise and experience in animal diseases and management for production animals.Additionally, you will have : A strong record in producing top-quality technical writing,High-level analytical, evaluation, and problem-solving skills,Strong verbal, written, and presentation skills,Proven experience in managing complex projects and stakeholder relationships,Proven experience in leading and facilitating technical working groups, orProven ability to think strategically in offering advice and services to enable delivery of strategic outcomes. At the Senior Adviser level, you will have at least five years' experience in a relevant technical or professional role and reliable expertise in animal pest and disease population dynamics / epidemiology, detection, and management / eradication options.Continuous professional development is valued, promoted, and supported within the team. If you believe you meet most or all the capabilities required for this exciting and unique role, please feel free to get in touch with Tina Rushwho will be able to connect you to the hiring manager for a confidential conversation. You do not need to meet all of the role requirements to apply.We offer a breadth of development and learning opportunities and will welcome an application if you think you could make a great fit.Mō tō mātou Rōpū - About the TeamThe Readiness Science Products team aims to provide well-researched and reasoned readiness products to support successful delivery of biosecurity responses.The team ensures that our approach to preparedness against biosecurity incursions is informed by science and evidence. It consists of plant & environment health, animal disease, and aquatic biosecurity practitioners with a breadth of science, technical and industry expertise.Core team functions include : Informing readiness science priorities through partnerships,Development, delivery, and ongoing evaluation of readiness science products, andDirecting and facilitating research and implementation to address technical gaps in biosecurity response practices, The readiness science products may include threat-specific response plans (e.g., FMD, ASF), generic pest and disease management guidelines, epidemiological modelling, post-border treatments, decision-making support tools, operational research, and technical contributions to the wider group on improving our overall processes, response capability, information flows, and systems.Mō te Manatū Ahu Matua - About MPI We're passionate about growing prosperity in the sector while ensuring respect for Kaitiaki guardianship of our natural resources.Ngā hua o te mahi i te Manatū Ahu Matua - Benefits of working at MPIAdditional MPI leave daysAnnual Wellness paymentCareer development and internal opportunities across the branch and organisation Wā Mahi Ngāwari - Flexible Working We support flexible working arrangements and are happy to discuss these options with you.Whakamātau Whakapōauau me te Waipiro - Drug and Alcohol ScreeningPlease note, given this position is safety sensitive the preferred applicant / s for the position will be required to undergo a drug and alcohol pre-employment screening test.Further information on this process can be found on our careers site under the application process, on pre-employment checks page.Kua rite koe mō tēnei mahi whaitake? - Are you ready to make a difference? We are committed to being a good partner under Te Tiriti o Waitangi which includes working closely with iwi, hapū, whanau and hāpori.We aspire to reflect the diverse communities we serve, so we welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, and identities.As an organisation, we are committed to making Manatū Ahu Matua a great place to work for all.In your cover letter we'd like to know about you, your values, your whakapapa;your interest and motivations for this role; the abilities, strengths, personal attributes and diverse perspectives you will bring to the role and this organisation, which may have also been gained outside of the workforce.To view the position description and / or apply online, please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB or visit the MPI Careers Site. To apply, you must hold the right to work in New Zealand or be eligible to obtain it click here to find out more about work visa eligibility and options.Applications close at midnight on Friday, 2 December, 2022.If you have any questions about the role, please email tina.rush mpi.govt.nz Whāia ngā tūhononga ki MPI i konei Follow MPI hereLinks to Facebook, MPI Careers, LinkedIn, Twitter

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