Work for us

We are an incredibly diverse organisation, employing over 4,000 people across a range of roles, and all sharing a commitment to grow New Zealand for all.

Where we work

We are a global organisation. While most of our people work in New Zealand in our Auckland, Wellington and Canterbury offices, over 500 work offshore in 19 locations.

This infographic shows where our people work. 

Accessible version of the snapshot 

Infographic showing demographics of employees of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

We are always on the lookout for motivated and talented people to join our team.

Who we are

Working here

As the New Zealand Government’s lead business-facing agency we have the opportunity to directly influence the way business is done in New Zealand — through face-to-face contact with ministers, influencing legislation and day-to-day interaction with our stakeholders.

We provide a positive work environment with an emphasis on career growth and progression.

In this section

Making a difference through public policy

We are hiring critical thinkers in Auckland, Hamilton, Christchurch and Dunedin to help shape the New Zealand of tomorrow.

Just Transition opportunities

We are recruiting for a range of roles and we need people with a variety of skill sets and experiences to take on the challenge of supporting a just transition to a low emissions economy.

Employee benefits

As an employer we’ll help you manage a healthy work-life balance — with flexible working options, healthcare and financial benefits, along with sports teams and social activities.

Our Holidays Act payroll remediation

We have remediated our current staff for historic payroll issues. We are now turning our attention to affected former staff.