Current board vacancies

Accreditation Council Member

Posted on: 26 April 2018
pplication closes on: 5:00pm 18 May 2018
Location: New Zealand
Category: Board and Governance
Position Type: Part-time

Summary of the Position

On behalf of the Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, the Ministry is seeking candidates who wish to be considered for appointment as a member of the Accreditation Council.

The Ministry is looking for candidates with good knowledge and experience in the finance area, particularly audit and risk, and preferably a Chartered Accountant. Health sector experience would be helpful but not essential.

Other skills, experience, and attributes required for an Accreditation Council member are:

  • knowledge and experience of conformity assessment (or technical knowledge in a related or similar scientific field)
  • an awareness of emerging trends and issues
  • strong governance experience
  • strong communication and relationship management skills, including working effectively with peers and developing strategic connections with industry, consumers and other stakeholders
  • a clear sense of public accountability and understanding of the relationships between Government and Crown entities (including an appreciation of Crown entity accountability through output agreements, statements of intent and performance reporting)
  • an appreciation of diversity, and ability to manage tensions in working relationships arising from diversity.

Please note this is a contestable process and applications will be assessed according to the skills and experience the Council requires at this particular time. MBIE supports diversity and welcomes applicants from all regions, sectors and backgrounds.

For more information, please click on the above link, which will take you to the Treasury’s Board Appointment database. You will need to register on the database if you do not already have a profile and you will need a RealMe account.

Once you have a registered profile, you can then apply for this role or other board vacancies via the ‘positions under consideration’ page. We strongly recommend uploading to your profile your current CV and a brief covering letter specific to this role.

If you have log on issues, the RealMe helpdesk, who administers the log on service, is available 24/7 on 0800 664 774 (NZ), +64 4 463 9376 (from overseas) or help@realme.govt.nz

For enquiries about the position, please contact Wayne Church at wayne.church@mbie.govt.nz

New Zealand Registered Architects Board Lay Member

Posted on: 20 April 2018
Application closes on: 5:00pm 18 May 2018
Location: New Zealand
Category: Board and Governance
Position type: Part-time

Summary of the position

On behalf of the Minister for Building and Construction, the Ministry is seeking candidates who wish to become a lay member of the New Zealand Registered Architects Board.

The Board is seeking a member from outside the architecture profession with a set of skills, attributes and experience which will bring an informed and diverse perspective to the Board. Ideally applicants will have:

  • experience working with registered architects in a professional capacity
    AND/OR
    experience representing consumer interests in a conciliatory role
  • a track record of achievement in the wider community
  • experience in working through complex issues in a group environment
  • governance experience
  • appreciation/experience of the duties and responsibilities associated with regulatory or disciplinary bodies.

Please note this is a contestable process and applications will be assessed according to the skills and experience the Board requires at this particular time. MBIE supports diversity and welcomes applicants from all regions, sectors and backgrounds.

For more information, please click on the above link, which will take you to the Treasury’s Board Appointment database. You will need to register on the database if you do not already have a profile and will need a RealMe account.

Once you have a registered profile, you can then apply for this role or other board vacancies via the ‘positions under consideration’ page. We strongly recommend you upload to your profile your current CV and a brief covering letter specific to this role.

If you have log on issues, the RealMe helpdesk, who administers the log on service, is available 24/7 on 0800 664 774 (NZ), +64 4 463 9376 (from overseas) or help@realme.govt.nz.

For enquiries about the position, please contact Wayne Church at wayne.church@mbie.govt.nz.