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Development Officer – Health, International Development Group (IDG), three month fixed term contract, Wellington

The assignment will run from January 2015 to April 2015.

Our current Development Officer is going on parental leave. We are looking for someone who is a fast learner and keen to work with a team that is passionate about making a difference through education, health and governance.  

The appointee will work across the regional governance and health teams, managing a portfolio of activities and providing support on health and governance (rule of law and justice) issues. The role requires sound administrative skills, relationship management and experience of contract management as well as understanding of development principles. Knowledge and understanding of health and/or governance issues would be an advantage.

Application Details

To apply for this position please complete an application form and submit with your CV and cover letter by 10am on 1 December 2014.

You must be able to obtain and maintain an appropriate New Zealand Government Security Clearance.

 


Financial Systems Business Analyst

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade is looking for a permanent Financial Systems Business Analyst to join our Finance Team.

This role is a key position within our Business Information Systems and Processes Team and will be responsible for developing and implementing appropriate financial data management standards and processes.  If successful you will be responsible for delivering training and advice to Financial Management Information System (FMIS) users and where external support is required to oversee the development and delivery of training material.  You will participate in FMIS development and data analysis; play a key role in the development of management reporting and support systems project work as required. 

The position is required to establish and maintain a strong network of internal relationships to ensure that timely advice and support is provided to key stakeholders within the Ministry.

To be successful in this role you must have a sound understanding and demonstrated experience with financial systems, experience with Microsoft Dynamic NAV and Chameleon would be an advantage.  You will also ideally be a member of NZICA.  You will have strong qualitative and quantitative analytical skills together with expertise in financial analysis and the interpretation of financial and non-financial information.

Application Details

To apply for this position please complete an application form and submit with your CV and cover letter by 5pm Wednesday 26 November 2014.

You must be able to obtain and maintain an appropriate New Zealand Government Security Clearance.

 


Development Manager – Health, International Development Group (IDG), Open Tenure, Wellington

This role is an exciting opportunity to contribute to shaping New Zealand’s engagement with developing countries on health-related issues. The Development Manager will provide policy advice and analysis, design and manage projects and programmes. 

The New Zealand Aid Programme is the New Zealand Government’s international aid and development programme. It supports sustainable development in developing countries in order to reduce poverty and contribute to a more secure, equitable and prosperous world.  It is managed by development specialists in the International Development Group of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

We are seeking a candidate with a strong interest in the health sector and the Pacific and who has a proven ability to build successful relationships and work effectively in complex and/or ambiguous situations. Excellent skills in written and oral communication, analysis, problem solving and negotiation are critical.
The candidate will have the ability to take complex ideas and ensure they can be implemented. The candidate will work as part of a dynamic team which includes specialists covering the health, education and justice sectors. 
The successful candidate will understand the key challenges facing developing countries and the role that effective development assistance plays in supporting sustainable economic development.

Experience in public health, policy, and/or health related development assistance is a strong advantage.

Application Details

To apply for this position please complete an application form and submit with your CV and cover letter by 10am Monday 1 December 2014.

You must be able to obtain and maintain an appropriate New Zealand Government Security Clearance.

 


Financial Systems Business Analyst

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade is looking for a permanent Financial Systems Business Analyst to join our Finance Team.

This role is a key position within our Business Information Systems and Processes Team and will be responsible for developing and implementing appropriate financial data management standards and processes.  If successful you will be responsible for delivering training and advice to Financial Management Information System (FMIS) users and where external support is required to oversee the development and delivery of training material.  You will participate in FMIS development and data analysis; play a key role in the development of management reporting and support systems project work as required. 

The position is required to establish and maintain a strong network of internal relationships to ensure that timely advice and support is provided to key stakeholders within the Ministry.

To be successful in this role you must have a sound understanding and demonstrated experience with financial systems, experience with Microsoft Dynamic NAV and Chameleon would be an advantage.  You will also ideally be a member of NZICA.  You will have strong qualitative and quantitative analytical skills together with expertise in financial analysis and the interpretation of financial and non-financial information.

Application Details

To apply for this position please complete an application form and submit with your CV and cover letter by 5pm Wednesday 26 November 2014.

You must be able to obtain and maintain an appropriate New Zealand Government Security Clearance.

 


Financial Management Information Systems (FMIS) Administrator

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade is looking for a permanent FMIS Administrator to join our Finance Team.

The role is responsible for providing system administration, advice, assistance, training and FMIS support to users in Wellington and across the Ministry’s overseas Posts.  In this role you will work to resolve requests related to FMIS and other key business system applications as well as identifying process or training improvements. 

You will also undertake general application maintenance for FMIS and other key business system applications.  This includes processing month-end procedures and interfaces as well as controlling and maintaining the Chart of Accounts.  You will provide system administration expertise for FMIS and other key business system applications, as well as identifying, testing and implementing changes.

Business system application training will be another core part of this position.  You will be expected to identify training requirements for Ministry staff and subsequently deliver high quality business systems application training for Ministry staff

This is a great opportunity to further enhance your professional skills and be part of a global enterprise.  We are looking for a high calibre, dynamic individual with demonstrated experience and skills in the following areas:

Application Details

To apply for this position please complete an application form and submit with your CV and cover letter by 5pm Wednesday 26 November 2014.

You must be able to obtain and maintain an appropriate New Zealand Government Security Clearance.

 

 

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