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.

Financial Advisers Disciplinary Committee Members

Posted on:  5 September 2019
Application closes at: 26 September 2019
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 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 two vacancies. The Minister is looking for candidates who are independent of the financial adviser industry or are lawyers that have at least seven years’ legal experience.

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

  • knowledge or experience in the operation of financial services
  • knowledge of the governing legislation and broad understanding of financial sector issues
  • experience in dispute resolution, disciplinary proceedings, and conflict management.
  • high degree of personal integrity and high standards of personal and professional behaviour, including being particularly sensitive to any involvement that might give rise to conflicts of interest
  • good analytical and decision making skills
  • excellent written and oral communication skills.

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.

Financial Advisors Disciplinary Committee Board Member position description [DOC, 111 KB]

Apply for this position(external link)

How to apply

Select the "Apply for this position" button above. You will be taken 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, 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 email help@realme.govt.nz.

For enquiries about the position, please contact boardappointments@mbie.govt.nz.

Joint Accreditation System Australia and New Zealand Member

Posted on: 5 September 2019
Application closes at: 4 October 2019
Location: New Zealand
Category: Board and Governance
Position Type: Part-time

On behalf of the Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment is searching for a skilled candidate to join the Board of the Joint Accreditation System of Australia and New Zealand (JAS-ANZ). JAS-ANZ is a trans-Tasman organisation, and one of New Zealand’s two official accreditation bodies.

This governance position provides an opportunity to influence the performance of a leading international quality infrastructure body. JAS-ANZ plays a significant role in trade and consumer protection by accrediting the competence and reliability of certification and inspection bodies against relevant standards or regulation.

JAS-ANZ requires a range of competencies across the members to be effective. To be considered, candidates must have the relevant perspectives, expertise and experience, have an ability to contribute to strengthening JAS-ANZ’s governance and oversight, and the potential to lead JAS-ANZ Board in the future as Chair.

The Minister expects all board members to have the following competencies:

  • experience in governance, strategy, finance and risk management in a multi-stakeholder environment
  • experience in overseeing organisational development
  • breadth of commercial experience and industry knowledge
  • international experience and focus
  • understanding of the role that accreditation, standards and certification play in supporting commerce and trade

In addition, a range of the following competencies, skills and experiences are sought:

  • strong relationship management, including working effectively with peers and developing valuable strategic connections with industry, consumers and other stakeholders on both sides of the Tasman
  • a clear sense of public accountability and understanding of the relationships between governments
  • sound judgement and decision-making skills

This is a contestable process and applications will be assessed according to the skills and experience the Board 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.

Joint Accreditation System Australia and New Zealand Member position description [DOCX, 25 KB]

Apply for this position(external link)

How to apply

Select the "Apply for this position" button above. You will be taken 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, 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 email help@realme.govt.nz.

For enquiries about the position, please contact boardappointments@mbie.govt.nz.

Last updated: 06 June 2019