Current board vacancies

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

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

Members of the Building Practitioners Board

On behalf of the Minister for Building and Construction, the Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment is seeking applications from candidates who are interested in bringing their legal background and experience to the role of member of the Building Practitioners Board (BPB).

The BPB is responsible for the Licensed Building Practitioners (LBP) Scheme. The Board is responsible for approving rules relating to LBPs, investigating complaints against LBPs and hearing appeals against decisions of the Registrar in accordance with the Building Act 2004 (the Act).

The BPB is now seeking a new member. We welcome applications from candidates who are a barrister or solicitor of at least 5 years’ standing. Candidates should be able to demonstrate the following:

  • A genuine interest in supporting the effective regulation of licensed building practitioners
  • A thorough knowledge of the Act and the Building Code
  • Dispute resolution experience in particular in a quasi-judicial setting.

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, including ethnicity, age, gender, and geographic locations.

Candidates wishing to apply should complete the expression of interest form and enclose a copy of their CV and submit a cover letter outlining why they wish to be a member of the BPB. Please refer to the attached position description for more details about the role.

Applications close on Friday, 12 February 2021.

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

You can find the application form for this position on the MBIE Careers website(external link)

There are no current vacancies.

Last updated: 23 January 2021