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.

Board Member - Engineering Associates Registration Board

Posted on:  20 February 2019
Application closes at: 5:00pm, 15 March 2019
Location: New Zealand
Category: Boards and Governance
Position Type: Ongoing - Full time

Apply for this position(external link)

Summary of the position

  • Do you have strong academic competency and/or experience in engineering?
  • Do you have an interest in the careers of Technician Engineers?
  • Flexible location with NZ

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 members of the Engineering Associates Registration Board (the Board).

The Ministry is currently looking for candidates with these skills and experience:

  • industry expertise (engineering and engineering associated focus)
  • knowledge of the registration process under the Engineering Associates Registration Act
  • understanding of associated engineering trades education and training issues
  • appreciation of the duties and responsibilities associated with a statutory position
  • understanding of the role and responsibilities of the Board.

Successful candidates are appointed by the Minister as Ministerial appointees to the Board and must 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.

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

How to apply

Click on the ‘Apply for this position' button above.  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 15 March 2019.  

Chartered Professional Engineers Council - Expression of Interest

Posted on:  15 February 2019
Application closes at: 5:00pm, 15 March 2019
Location: New Zealand
Category: Boards and Governance
Position Type: Ongoing - Part-time

Apply for this position(external link)

Summary of the position

  • Are you an experienced professional with governance experience, wanting to add value to the engineering profession in New Zealand?

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 Chartered Professional Engineers Council.

The Ministry is seeking candidates with a set of skills, attributes and experience which will bring an informed and diverse perspective to the Council.

Ideally applicants will have one or more of the following:

  • an appreciation of the responsibilities of the Council
  • applicable legal experience to inform the appeals process
  • governance experience
  • the ability to work effectively in a collegial decision making environment
  • commitment and integrity
  • effective communications skills
  • understanding of statutory responsibilities and government processes, for example accountability and conflict of interest
  • understanding of the role of engineers in society.

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. The Ministry supports diversity and welcomes applicants from all regions, sectors and backgrounds.

How to apply

Click on the ‘Apply for this position' button above.  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 15 March 2019.  

Last updated: 01 February 2019