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Administration Manager, New Zealand Consulate General Honolulu

The New Zealand Consulate-General is seeking an Administration Manager to be responsible for the overall administration of our Consulate-General.

In this busy position, you will manage one team administrator to support the delivery of the Consulate-General’s strategic outputs.  You will ensure office processes and systems run smoothly, take charge of budget management and ensure compliance with all process guidelines and internal controls.   You will manage property and facilities service providers ensuring cost efficient contracts run smoothly. You will provide consular assistance and support to New Zealand citizens. Finally, you will also provide basic HR guidance and administration assistance to the Consul General and management team.

You will have significant experience in office administration and team management, and be comfortable working as part of a team. You will also need to demonstrate strong English communication skills, relationship building skills, customer focus and attention to detail. In particular the ability to build working relationship with off shore teams will be key.

The annual starting salary for the position is between USD$59,101 and USD$79,960 dependent upon skills and experience.

Application details

Further information including terms and conditions of employment will be provided on request. Your application should include your CV and cover letter and should be submitted to:

Bishop & Company
Email: jobs@bishopco.net
Phone: 808-839-2200
Fax: 808-839-4844
Website: http://www.bishopco.net [external website]

Applications close on Friday 8th May.

The successful applicant will need to apply for the appropriate US visa as necessary, the Consulate-General will advise on the process and support the application. The Consulate-General does not provide financial assistance with transfers to or accommodation in the United States.

 


Attaché, New Zealand Embassy Moscow

Fixed term two years, extendable by mutual agreement

The Attaché will be responsible for facilities management/maintenance of the Chancery, Official Residence, staff apartments and Embassy vehicles (including supervising the work of the LES Maintenance Assistant), support for Embassy re-location project management, oversight of the post’s IT and security systems and procedures, and aspects of general post administration (working closely with the First Secretary (Administration) and the rest of the post management team).

We are seeking someone who is adaptable, resilient, reliable, and able to work independently in a difficult and challenging environment.   Previous work experience in a foreign country, ideally at a New Zealand diplomatic mission, would be an advantage.  Well-developed problem solving, communication, information technology, team working and staff management skills are essential.  Applicants should desirably have project management experience, relevant technical qualifications, and familiarity with MFAT systems and procedures.

Appointment will be initially on a fixed term contract for two years. Depending on business need this may be extendable, by mutual agreement.  Further details on terms and conditions of appointment will be discussed at the interview.  The successful applicant will need to be available to commence the assignment on or soon after 1 August 2015, and make a commitment to undertake part-time Russian language training during working hours (if not a Russian speaker) on arrival in Moscow.

Application details

Applicants must be New Zealand citizens and be able to obtain and maintain a New Zealand Government security clearance.

To apply for this position please complete an application form and submit with your CV and covering letter by 5.00pm on Monday 11 May 2015.

 


Solutions Architect and Integration Architect, Information Management Division

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) works to make New Zealand's voice heard overseas and contributes directly to the security and well-being of all New Zealanders.  Our purpose is to create the international conditions and connections for New Zealand and New Zealanders to thrive.

The Solutions Architect and Integration Architect provide the link between strategy and execution, by establishing a set of current, transitional and future state architectures and roadmaps which are responsive to the current and future business requirements of the Ministry.  You will be thought leaders in the development of the Enterprise Architecture Framework and associated models, viewpoints and reference architectures that span the four Enterprise Architecture domains of Business, Application, Information and Infrastructure.

As an Architect in our expanding architecture team you will be working with our diverse base of clients to develop designs and frameworks for smooth and effective integration.  You will work closely alongside development teams, providing technical leadership, ensuring delivery meets customer requirements and fits the technology roadmap and environment.

You will have:

Application details

The roles are based in Wellington.  You must be a New Zealand citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain an appropriate New Zealand Government security clearance.

To apply for these positions please complete an application form and submit your CV and covering letter by 5.00pm on Thursday 30 April 2015.

 


Group Business Manager, Services

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade is seeking a Group Business Manager to join our Services Group.

This role is a key member of the Services Group Leadership Team providing cross group leadership in business management, corporate services, financial management and reporting, administrative services and human resource management.  This role is also responsible for ensuring the secure management of diplomatic mail and has overall responsibility for the Wellington Facilities function.  Managing Services business planning information analysis and reporting processes is another important area of ownership.

The position leads a team of dedicated facilities and business services staff who are responsible for a broad range of tasks including financial analysis, recruitment, travel, diplomatic courier services and facilities management.

The position manages operational relationships with other business units to ensure there is a high level of satisfaction and added value in its support to the business.  The role will also undertake some projects in a sponsor or advisory capacity to support the Services Group and wider Ministry initiatives.

We are seeking a creative and agile thinker who has previously managed a corporate business function, ideally in a large organisation.  Along with previous experience in a senior role, we would expect you to have a strong background in business relationship management and process improvement, business and programme planning, management, and reporting.  It would be preferable if you have a strong understanding of human resources principals and/or finance disciplines and have led and managed a team.  You will need to have strong influencing skills and be able to gain buy-in to new initiatives.  

Application details

The role is based in Wellington.  You must be a New Zealand citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain an appropriate New Zealand Government Security Clearance.

To apply for this position please complete an application form and submit with your CV and covering letter by 9.00am on Monday 27 April 2015.

 


Protocol Adviser, Protocol Division

We are looking for someone to be part of a dynamic team responsible for contributing to ensuring the Government’s responsibilities and obligations under the Vienna Conventions on Diplomatic and Consular Relations are met.  You need to be able to work at a fast pace, think and plan ahead and be one of the contacts responsible for administering privileges and services to a number of foreign diplomatic and consular missions accredited to NZ.  You will also be responsible for successfully administering the Ministry passport policy. You will work closely with relevant managers and will develop a strong network internally and externally with other government organisations. Importantly, as the successful appointee, you will from time to time represent the Ministry at important ceremonial events and will require a professional demeanour. 

Your key responsibilities will include:

As an ideal candidate you will have a number of attributes including:

Application details

To apply for this position please complete an application form and submit with your CV and covering letter by 23 April 2015.

You must be able to obtain and maintain an appropriate New Zealand Government security clearance.

 


Strategy and Planning Manager, Information Management Division

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) works to make New Zealand's voice heard overseas and contributes directly to the security and well-being of all New Zealanders.  Our purpose is to create the international conditions and connections for New Zealand and New Zealanders to thrive.

The Strategy & Planning Manager is a critical, strategic leadership role reporting to the Chief Information Officer (CIO).  It plays a vital role in achieving the Information Management Division’s vision by leading Information Management strategy development, investment and action planning initiatives across the Ministry.

Key aspects of this exciting and challenging role include:

You will have extensive experience in successfully managing a portfolio of senior stakeholders (up to a ministerial and All-of-Government level) across a complex and diverse sector, and using the intelligence gathered to inform strategy development.  You will also have an in-depth knowledge of current and future ICT trends and an understanding of how these can be applied to transform system outcomes.  Excellent interpersonal and networking skills, including strong rapport and relationship building skills, and the ability to communicate with credibility at all levels of internal and external customers and stakeholders are required.

Application details

The role is based in Wellington, although some overseas travel may be required.  You must be a New Zealand citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain an appropriate New Zealand Government Security Clearance.

To apply for this position please complete an application form and submit with your CV and covering letter by 5.00pm on Wednesday 22 April 2015.

 

 

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