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MNZ implements policy by way of rules, regulations and other means to ensure appropriate regulatory oversight of the maritime industry. This also includes policy decisions to adopt international obligations.
The role of the Operations Advisor is to provide advice and support to the Maritime Standards management team, in regards to managing the operationalisation of MNZ’s policy decisions into business as usual activities. This role will also entail developing operational procedures, forms, templates and other associated material to implement policy and rule change decisions. Identification of emerging issues/concerns and subsequent actions will see you liaising with key stakeholders and providing sound advice to the business unit.
Our ideal candidate will have experience working in central or local Government, ideally within the maritime rules and legislative frameworks. Experience in developing effective operational processes, forms and tools as well as sound communication and organisation skills are a must. Strong attention to detail and the ability to edit and proof read are also highly desirable, as is experience in managing databases and project management.
In your approach to work, you will have self-motivation and the ability to work with a wide range of people.
To apply, please send your CV, covering letter and application form to email@example.com
Applications close 5 pm Friday 31st May 2013.
Operations Advisor position description [PDF: 192KB, 3 pages]
The Marine Pollution Response Service (MPRS) is the group within MNZ charged with managing oil response preparedness and leading oil spill response. This newly created position is a key leadership role in NZ’s oil spill response capability and therefore requires someone with oil spill response and leadership experience.
The ideal candidate will have experience in oil spill contingency planning, as well as developing and managing oil spill exercise programmes. As you will be a leader in the National Response Team, strong leadership and communication skills, and an ability to cope under times of pressure are paramount. Previous marine experience and management at an operational level is also highly desirable.
Regular domestic travel will be a requirement of this role.
If you are an results driven, oil spill specialist with strong leadership skills and would like to know more, please visit: www.maritimenz.govt.nz for a position description. Upon reviewing the position description you feel you have the requirements to fulfil this role, please send your CV, covering letter and application form to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications close p.m. on Monday 27th May 2013.
Oil Spill Exercise Leader position description [PDF: 198KB, 5 pages]
The Policy and Regulatory team is the policy arm of Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) and delivers a range of functions comprising policy, research and development of regulatory interventions. An opportunity exists for a candidate with the right attitude and skills who wishes to join a forward thinking organisation.
The purpose of the role is to:
The ideal candidate will be a university graduate with previous experience in central or local Government. Sound written and verbal communication skills are a must, as well as the ability to foster good working relationships by working in a consultative and collaborative manner. Experience working with legislation and managing databases is desirable.
If you believe you have the necessary skills as well as the ability to be forward thinking and enjoy working in a multi-disciplinary team, then we’d like to hear from you.
Please send your CV, application form and a covering letter outlining why you’re suitable for the role to: email@example.com by 5 pm Friday 24th May 2013.
Advisor Policy & Regulatory position description [PDF: 223KB, 4 pages]
(Master Mariners and Chief Engineers)
We are looking to recruit several senior advisors, to provide technical expertise across the organisation, and in particular to our Certification and Registration team. You will be providing advice and assistance, building capability and supporting the development of standard operating procedures in the areas of licensing applications, rules amendments, major marine education projects and syllabus materials which will include oversight of the maritime examination framework. This is an opportunity for you to bring your comprehensive marine expertise into a role where you can add value to the organisation’s analysis and decision making processes.
We are seeking candidates with a background in either commercial marine navigation or marine engineering, holding an appropriate qualification e.g. Master Mariner foreign going or Marine Engineer Class 1. You must have knowledge of the maritime industry as applicable to New Zealand and be legally able to work in this country. You will need sound written communication skills and the ability to analyse and solve problems. Strong relationship management skills and the ability to work with a range of people are key criteria for selection.
Please send your CV, application form and a covering letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org