Relationship Manager Pacific Skills – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Opportunity to use your Pasifika expertise and influencing skills to contribute to NZ’s growth
A relationship management role that has national reach
Stamp your mark on an existing work programme that requires smart implementation
This position could be located in either Wellington or Auckland

If you are passionate about New Zealand’s growth and are enthusiastic about making a real difference for Pacific people and our economy, then read on!

This is an exciting opportunity to use your leadership, thinking, organisational and people skills to join MBIE in Immigration New Zealand’s (INZ’s) Settlement Unit.

As the Relationship Manager, Pacific Skills, your primary purpose is to support the settlement outcomes of Pacific migrants. You will work as part of the Settlement Unit of INZ and in particular with regionally-based Relationship Managers (RM’s) who are responsible for engaging decision makers and employers in regions, industry and workplaces to improve the settlement of migrants. This position can be based in Wellington or Auckland.

The key responsibilities of the role include:
Identifying and building strategically important regional relationships that enable the Settlement Unit to improve the workplace contribution of Pacific migrants;
Using these relationships to influence planning, decision making and actions at a regional level; and gathering knowledge and information ‘from the field’ to inform unit planning and service delivery
Implementing a work programme that includes:

Assisting RM’s to define their role and the information and monitoring required to ensure regional efforts support Pacific migrant retention
Working with specific RM’s in regions that have identified priorities in settling Pacific migrants in employment
Improving settlement information provision and support for the Pacific Access Category (PAC) and Samoan Quota (SQ) programmes from off shore to arrival and settlement in New Zealand including tailoring existing settlement information to communicate well with new Pacific migrants

To be successful in this role, you will be an experienced, capable and self-motivated person who can lead and influence others and work effectively with a wide range of stakeholders.

About MBIE:
The purpose of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is to grow the New Zealand economy to provide a better standard of living for all New Zealanders. 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.

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.

Email Margaret Goldfinch at quoting ref MBIE/1308332 if you have any further questions.

Applicants must be a New Zealand citizen or Resident.

Applications close at 5pm on Tuesday the 28th of November 2017

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