Adviser Compliance

at Ministry for Primary Industries
Location Wellington, New Zealand
Date Posted September 29, 2019
Category Government positions
Job Type Full-time
Closing Date 06/10/2019
Reference Number MPI19/1422367
Supporting Document/s PD-Adviser-Compliance.docx 95.83 kB
Contact Name Ruth Greening


Adviser Compliance - New Zealand Food Safety

We are seeking a keen and professional compliance adviser to join the Regulatory Programmes team within MPI's Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines (ACVM) group.

About the team

The ACVM team is responsible for managing risks to animal welfare, human health, trade and biosecurity associated with the import, manufacturing, use and sale of agricultural compounds, with the Regulatory Programmes team primarily responsible for ACVM's Programme work including Good Manufacturing Practice audits, Adverse Event assessment, Compliance activities under the ACVM Act and our Restricted Veterinary Medicine Seller Programme.

About the role

In this full time position you will be warranted under the ACVM Act and primarily be responsible for supporting the Team Manager Regulatory Programmes in the compliance space. You will be responsible for handling non-compliance events under the ACVM Act. With support from the wider team and technical staff, you will act as a liaison point for ACVM and stakeholders administratively dealing with compliance events, provide input into audits, and be involved in compliance audits as necessary. You will also participate in the development and maintenance of ACVM standards and information requirements

About you

To be successful in this role you will need a relevant tertiary qualification in a discipline applicable to the ACVM environment or compliance and investigation. You will ideally have an excellent working knowledge of the principles and interpretation of the ACVM Act and have strong investigative and problem solving skills.

You must have excellent attention to detail, be comfortable dealing with tricky situations and be able to quickly adapt and think on the run. You will be confident and able to communicate well in a wide range of environments, and have strong and established writing, investigative and critical thinking abilities.  In return we offer you the opportunity to work in a varied and interesting work environment.

The successful applicant must be willing to work at the Wellington office where the team is based. Travel may be needed on occasion.

How to apply

To view the position description and/or apply for the role, submitting a cover letter and current resume,  please click “APPLY NOW” in order to be directed to our website. For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online careers portal.  Applicants must be immediately available for interview in New Zealand.

If you have any questions about the role, you may contact Ruth Greening, Senior Recruitment Adviser

Applications close: Sunday 6 October 2019

The Ministry for Primary Industries is committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values inclusion and diversity. Your unique talents and experience will help us deliver exceptional services to our communities in Aotearoa. In return you'll enjoy an inclusive and flexible working environment in a diverse team of people while you're growing your career here in NZ and internationally. We actively encourage applications from all backgrounds. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so that we can assist you through the recruitment process.

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