Team Manager Animal Exports

Team Manager Animal Exports
Company:

Ministry For Primary Industries


Team Manager Animal Exports

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Job Description

Agriculture & Investment Services (AIS)
We work with and for those on the land today and in the future. Supporting communities of farmers and growers to achieve their aspirations, and to meet the expectations of customers, government, and the public. And investing in tomorrow's world, as partners to increase primary industries' value and sustainability.
The Agriculture and Investment Services Business Unit works to create a thriving and sustainable future for farmers, growers, primary industries and rural communities, and cares for the health and wellbeing of animals.
Krero mo te turanga (About the role):
The Team Manager Animal Exports is responsible for the team deliverables which include: developing and reviewing export standards; ensuring that zoosanitary certification meets the import conditions agreed between MPI and the competent authority of the importing country; managing approvals of AWEC applications for livestock shipments and actively managing the three main stakeholders - industry, inter-agencies and the general public.
Within this role, your responsibilities would include:
Providing technical and policy advice on exports of live animals and germplasm (semen and embryos) and potential hazards to the Minister, Director-General and other relevant parties as required;
Supervising and/or undertaking the development and promulgation of technical standards for the control of live animal and germplasm exports;
Supervising and/or undertaking the review of technical requirements for the exports of the live animals and germplasm;
Participating in the negotiation of export requirements for live animals and germaplasm; and
Ensuring that technical queries/issues are dealt with and reviewing technical advice accordingly
Mou - About You:
To be a success in this role, you will need the following skills and experience:
5-10 years relevant technical/professional experience
5-10 years government experience
Knowledge of international agreements and standards for biosecurity and zoosanitary measures.
Knowledge of international audit/quality standards
Proven negotiation skills
Experience in analysing technical issues and making business decisions with financial impact
Mo te Manatu Ahu Matua - About MPI
MPI has a strength of common purpose and a passion to sustainably grow and to protect Aotearoa, for the benefit of all New Zealanders. It's no mean feat and we have a team of hard working and dedicated people in a variety of roles supporting us to make this happen. Our overall ambition is for New Zealand to be the most trusted source of high value natural products in the world. We're working towards sustainability, protection, growth and participation.
To find out more about the Ministry and what we do please click here
Our work stretches all the way from the Beehive to the border. If you want a career where you help New Zealand be the world's most sustainable provider of high-value food and primary products in a very real way then this is it. Our team is collegial, supportive and hard working. MPI has a focus on career pathways so this is the first step in your career with us and we will help you grow.
See the benefits of working at MPI
Me pehea te tuku tono - How to Apply
To view the position description and/or apply for the role (submitting a cover letter and current curriculum vitae), please click “APPLY NOW” or visit the MPI Careers Site. For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online careers portal.
To apply for this role 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.
The successful applicant must be able to obtain the relevant security clearance. Please visit ***** for more information.
If you have any questions about the role, please contact Senior Recruitment Advisor, Katring Minx at **********
The closing date is 5th June 2020
The Ministry for Primary Industries is committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values inclusion and diversity. Your unique talents and experience will help us deliver exceptional services to our communities in Aotearoa. In return you'll enjoy an inclusive and flexible working environment in a diverse team of people while you're growing your career here in NZ and internationally. We actively encourage applications from all backgrounds. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so that we can assist you through the recruitment process.


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