Current board vacancies

This page provides details of current vacancies for boards that we monitor on behalf of responsible ministers.

About applications

We use the Treasury’s board appointment database to record applications for board positions. This means that if you apply for a position detailed below you will be directed to the Treasury board appointment web page.

The Treasury’s board appointment system allows you to:

  • create a personal record using your RealMe profile
  • upload your completed resume and cover letter
  • self-nominate for the position under consideration.

Current vacancies

On behalf of the responsible ministers, we are seeking expressions of interest for the board positions as set out below.

Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board member

Posted on:  14 December 2018
Application closes at: 5:00pm, 8 Febuary 2019
Location: New Zealand
Category: Board and Governance
Position Type: Ongoing - Part-time

Apply for this position(external link)

Summary of the Position

  • Do you have experience in the plumbing, gasfitting and drainlaying industries?
  • Or do you have strong links with your local diverse community?
  • Do you have an understanding of the registration and disciplinary functions of a regulatory board?
     

About the role

On behalf of the Minister for Building and Construction, the Ministry is seeking candidates who wish to be considered for appointment as a member of the Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board in 2019. The Minister wishes to appoint a tradesperson and a non-tradesperson who can add value to the Board.

If coming from the trade, candidates must also be a registered or entitled to be registered plumber, gasfitter or drainlayer.

Ideally, candidates will have some or all of the following:

  • Governance experience or an understanding of governance in a board environment
  • Someone who can connect and is involved with their local and diverse community
  • The ability to develop and maintain effective relationship with colleagues, staff and other stakeholders
  • Be able to demonstrate a high level of financial understanding
  • Ability to bring a consumer/employee perspective to the Board
  • Knowledge and some skill of the industry
  • Awareness of emerging technologies.
     

Successful candidates must also be willing and available to devote time and energy to the role.

The Minister welcomes applicants who can bring diversity to the Board. In addition, the Government has set the target of ensuring half of all directors on state sector boards and committees are women by 2021.

Please note this is a contestable process and applications will be assessed according to the Board's needs at this particular time.

 

How to apply:

Please click on the ‘Apply for this job' button below.  After clicking the link, you can view a position description, as well as complete the expression of interest form, and upload a CV and cover letter.

For enquiries about the position, please email board.appointments@mbie.govt.nz.

 

Applications close 5pm on 8th February 2019  

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority Board members

Posted on:  14 December 2018
Application closes at: 5:00pm, 25 January 2019
Location: New Zealand
Category: Board and Governance
Position Type: Part-time

Apply for this position(external link)

Summary of the Position

Are you an experienced leader and director, looking for an opportunity to add to the future of energy efficiency and conservation in New Zealand?

On behalf of the Minister of Energy and Resources, the Ministry is seeking candidates for the roles of Chair and Board member who have governance experience in a changing environment, and the following attributes:

  • a strong background and credibility within the energy sector and interest groups
  • a clear sense of public accountability and understanding of the relationship between the government and Crown entities
  • a good understanding of where opportunities lie in the energy sector, for example in relation to decarbonisation, and what incentivises business to address them 
  • environmental backgrounds
  • experience in strategy and organisational design and delivery
  • the ability to bring a Māori perspective.

For the Chair role, candidates will need to be  used to working across government, especially given the need to integrate the Authority’s work with the role of other agencies. The Chair should also have the personal mana and presence to act as an external face and champion of the Authority.

For information on the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority see www.eeca.govt.nz

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.

The Minister welcomes applicants who can bring diversity to the Board. In addition, the Government has set the target of ensuring half of all directors on state sector boards and committees are women by 2021.

For more information and to apply, please click on the above link.  You will need to register on the Treasury’s Board Appointment 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, outlining why you are applying and how your skills and experience match the required criteria.

If you have log on issues, the RealMe helpdesk, which 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 email board.appointments@mbie.govt.nz.

 

WorkSafe New Zealand Board member

Posted on: 14 December 2018
Application closes at: 5:00pm, 31 January 2019
Location: New Zealand
Category: Board and Governance
Position Type: Part-time

Apply for this position(external link)

Summary of the Position

  • Are you interested in contributing to better workplace health and safety practices in New Zealand?
  • Can you draw on your experience as a worker representative on health and safety issues?
  • Do you keep up with the latest technology and digital systems?

On behalf of the Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety, the Ministry is seeking candidates who wish to be considered for appointment to the WorkSafe New Zealand Board in 2019.

We are looking for candidates with the following skills and experience:

  • the ability to bring an employees’ perspective to the Board
  • knowledge of technology trends and experience of digital systems and related organisational transformation
  • a clear sense of public accountability and understanding of the relationship between the Government and Crown entities
  • strong relationship management skills and a drive to partner with other organisations
  • the ability to work effectively in a collegial decision-making environment
  • a demonstrated commitment to improving health and safety.

The Minister welcomes applicants who can bring diversity to the Board. In addition, the Government has set the target of ensuring half of all directors on state sector boards and committees are women by 2021.

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.

For more information and to apply, please click on the above link.  You will need to register on the Treasury’s Board Appointment 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, outlining why you are applying and how your skills and experience match the required criteria.

If you have log on issues, the RealMe helpdesk, which 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 email board.appointments@mbie.govt.nz.

Building Practioners Board members

Posted on: 3 December 2018
Application closes on: 5:00pm, 18 January 2019
Location: New Zealand
Category: Board and Governance
Position Type: Part-time

For further information visit the careers centre on our site(external link).

Tourism New Zealand Board members

Posted on: 29 November 2018
Application closes on: 5:00pm, 18 January 2019
Location: New Zealand
Category: Board and Governance
Position Type: Part-time

Apply for this position(external link)

Summary of the position

If you are an experienced leader and director, and are passionate about the future of tourism in New Zealand, this could be your opportunity to make a difference.

On behalf of the Minister of Tourism, we are seeking candidates for the roles of chair and board member who have governance experience in a multi-stakeholder environment, and the following attributes:

  • a strong background and credibility within the tourism sector
  • a focus on performance, and organisational delivery of strategy
  • knowledge of digital marketing strategies
  • commercial experience in tourism, including in regional tourism; adapting to changes in the tourism operating environment and international trends in tourism; and knowledge of growing and emerging tourism markets
  • connections to the Māori tourism sector, to help in positioning Māori culture as a unique point of difference to promote New Zealand tourism internationally
  • a clear sense of public accountability and understanding of the relationship between the government and Crown entities
  • strong relationship management skills and a drive to partner with other organisations
    the ability to work effectively in a collegial decision-making environment.

See more information on Tourism New Zealand(external link)

Note this is a contestable process and applications will be assessed according to the skills and experience the Board requires at this particular time.

The Minister welcomes applicants who can bring diversity to the Board. In addition, the Government has set the target of ensuring half of all directors on state sector boards and committees are women by 2021.

More information and to apply

Apply for this position(external link)

Click on the link above to apply. You will need to register on the Treasury’s Board Appointment database if you don't 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, outlining why you are applying and how your skills and experience match the required criteria.

Help with RealMe

If you have log on issues, the RealMe helpdesk, which 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.

Enquiries

For enquiries about the position, email board.appointments@mbie.govt.nz.