The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade seeks experienced, talented and motivated policy and people leaders as Unit Managers in the Americas, Europe and Middle East/Africa Divisions.
These significant roles will provide senior policy leadership in relationships of importance to New Zealand, lead the delivery of programmes of work that deliver significant outcomes for New Zealand, and will be entrusted with growing and developing our current and future policy staff and leaders. Managing our people, particularly their capability, performance and development is central to the roles. As part of the management team of the Ministry they will also be expected to be actively involved in cross-organisational management discussions and initiatives.
Applicants will be expected to have extensive experience working in Government policy, especially foreign affairs or related fields, and demonstrated ability in people and thought leadership. Experience working outside New Zealand will be an advantage.
Further information may be obtained from Jonathan Austin, Divisional Manager (Middle East and Asia) on +64 4 439 8092.
Applicants must have New Zealand citizenship and be able to obtain and maintain an appropriate New Zealand Government security clearance.
To apply, please complete the application form and submit this with your CV and cover letter.
Applications close 9am, Tuesday 10 December 2013.