Senior Advisor, Board Appointments & Governance
Wellington - Central
Hourly rate OR fixed-term contract
Starting in Jan / early Feb for 3 months
Large government Ministry
Our client, a large government Ministry, is looking for Senior Advisors or Advisors to work on a large Board Appointments & Governance programme starting ASAP in Jan / Feb 2021 for 3 x month engagements initially. This Board Appointments and Governance team have a busy work programme over the coming months, working across a number of organisations to manage their board appointments process.
These roles could be involved in any part of the board appointments process including scoping skills sets / requirements, providing advice to ministers, interviewing potential candidates or writing cabinet papers, so the individuals will need a broad skills set, including the following
Strong generalist skills set
Experience and / or knowledge of the board appointments process – scoping skills sets, conducting interviews etc.
Strong writing skills – cabinet papers etc.
Ability to provide advice to ministers and senior management
Any Governance, performance and monitoring experience would be beneficial
Experience dealing with crown entities and statutory boards or associated organisations would also be beneficial
Machinery of government
Relationship management and stakeholder engagement
Excellent verbal communication skills
As New Zealand’s only specialist public sector recruitment firm, we are always keen to meet candidates, talk about their career aspirations, share market insights and see how we can assist in your next career move! With Christmas just around the corner please feel free to get in touch if you’re thinking about a change for 2021.
For enquiries and further info please email your CV in Word Format to and reference Job #MT5705. Please note that we will be out of the office from 23 rd Dec to 11 th Jan so will come back to you then.