Building system opportunities

We are embarking on the biggest reform of the building regulatory system in the last 15 years – come be part of it.

We are recruiting for a range of roles and we need people like you to take on the challenge of creating a better building sector - not only for the benefit of those in the industry, but for all New Zealanders.

Be the builders of change in the building system and apply now.


Policy Director(external link)

Policy Advisor / Senior Policy Advisor / Principal Advisor(external link) – 5 roles

Senior Policy Advisor, Strategic Policy(external link)


Principal Advisor, Architecture & Design(external link) 

Structural Engineer / Senior Structural Engineer(external link) –  2 roles

Senior Advisor, Building Performance Systems(external link)

Senior Advisor, Plumbing & Hydraulic Services(external link)

Senior Advisor, Determinations(external link)

Information and Education

Team Leader, Information & Education(external link)

Principal Advisor, Information & Education(external link)

Advisor / Senior Advisor, Information & Education(external link)

Design and Implementation

Senior Business Analyst(external link)

Business Operations

Senior Operations Advisor, Determinations(external link)

What we do

We are the stewards and the central regulator of New Zealand’s building system. Our role is to work with sector stakeholders to deliver and support compliance with fit-for-purpose, future focussed building regulation that protects people’s safety and property, promote sustainability and strengthen the performance of the building industry.

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) outcomes framework - Grow New Zealand for all
Last updated: 04 February 2019 Last reviewed: 04 March 2019