Current board vacancies

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

We are seeking expressions of interest for the board positions as set out below.

Financial Advisers Disciplinary Committee - Member

Posted on: 29 June 2022
Application closes on: 29 July 2022
Location: Wellington

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On behalf of the Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment is seeking candidates who wish to be considered for appointment to as members of the Financial Advisers Disciplinary Committee (the Disciplinary Committee). 

This is an opportunity to contribute to improving the confidence of financial services in New Zealand by helping ensure that financial advisers are held to high standards. 

There are currently 2 vacancies which are for members who work or have worked in the financial advice industry. Candidates should also bring:

  • knowledge of the governing legislation and a broad understanding of financial sector issues
  • experience in dispute resolution, disciplinary proceedings or conflict management
  • an ability to work in a collegial environment and to communicate effectively
  • the ability to bring a diverse perspective to the Committee.

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

MBIE is committed to considering candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds, age, gender, ethnicity and geographic locations to enable the board to be high-performing. 

Candidates wishing to put forward an expression of interest should enclose a copy of their CV and submit a cover letter outlining why they wish to be a member of the Disciplinary Committee.

Applications close on 29 July 2022. 

Please refer to the position description for more details:

Financial Advisers Disciplinary Committee - Member

For enquiries about the position, please contact boardappointments@mbie.govt.nz. Applications must be made via the MBIE Careers website.


Ngā Haerenga - The New Zealand Cycle Trail Incorporated Board – Chair

Posted on: 08 June 2022
Application closes on: 8 July 2022
Location: Nationwide

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On behalf of the Minister of Tourism, the Ministry is seeking candidates who wish to be considered for appointment as a Chair of the Ngā Haerenga - The New Zealand Cycle Trail Incorporated Board

Ngā Haerenga - The New Zealand Cycle Trail Inc.

The Ngā Haerenga The New Zealand Cycle Trail Inc. (NZCT Inc.) was established in 2013. NZCT Inc. represents the interests of the owners of the 23 Great Rides of Ngā Haerenga and has a broad interest in promoting the New Zealand cycle trails, including Ngā Haerenga brand marketing and communications, compliance with trail standards and monitoring of visitor experiences across all Great Rides, as well as engagement with key stakeholders.

Further information can be found on the MBIE website:

Ngā Haerenga New Zealand Cycle Trails

Specific skills required

The Chair is a part-time position. The Chair is charged with guiding NZCT Inc. to provide long-term strategic guidance for NZCT, ensuring interagency relationships are well-managed, and other functions and duties are delegated.

For the role of the Crown-appointed Chair of NZCT Inc., the attributes sought are:

  • Experience as a chair or director of a Crown Entity, State-Owned Enterprise or a medium to large company
  • Good oral communication skills including the ability to represent the organisation to the media if required from time to time
  • Understanding of public sector governance and accountability
  • Strong commercial business strategy and operational skills
  • Organisational design and change management skills
  • Experience in tourism marketing and/or cycle tourism and a presence within the cycling sector

A Chair closely matching these criteria is essential to provide strong leadership for NZCT Inc. and to build the confidence with other partner organisations. 

Applications close on Friday, 8 July 2022.

For enquiries about the position, please contact boardappointments@mbie.govt.nz. Applications must be made via the MBIE Careers website.


New Zealand Registered Architects Board - Member Role

Posted on: 31 May 2022
Application closes on: 1 July 2022
Location: Nationwide

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The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment are seeking candidates who wish to be considered for appointment as a member of the New Zealand Registered Architects Board.

The New Zealand Registered Architects Board (the Board) was established under Registered Architects Act 2005 (the Act), to carry out 3 main regulatory functions: registration, continued registration (i.e. ensuring registered architects maintain competence and professionalism in their career) and complaints and discipline.

The Registered Architects Act 2005 (the Act) provides a registration framework and protects the title of ‘registered architect’ for those who meet the minimum standards to be registered. Registered architects are bound by a code of ethics and are accountable for their work through a complaints and disciplinary process, which is administered by the NZRAB.

The Board’s website has further information about the Board and its activities.

New Zealand Registered Architects Board(external link) — www.nzrab.nz

We are seeking a member from 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:

  • strong governance experience, leadership and strategic ability, or
  • strong regulatory expertise or legal and/or disciplinary tribunal expertise
  • interest in the Architectural profession.

Applications close on Friday, 1 July 2022.

For enquiries about the position, please contact boardappointments@mbie.govt.nz. Applications must be made via the MBIE Careers website.


Last updated: 30 June 2022