Advisor Operational Readiness and Response National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) - Wellington

Closing Date: February 14, 2021

  • The Advisor, Operational Readiness and Response role sits within the National Operations team of NEMA in Wellington. This team are responsible for leading the operational systems, facilities and infrastructure required to respond effectively to emergencies within New Zealand.
  • The purpose of an Advisor, Operational Readiness and Response is to:
    • Build and maintain operational capability within NEMA
    • Coordinate readiness of the National Crisis Management Centre (NCMC)
    • Support the development of operational capability with the range of CDEM stakeholders within the context of the National CDEM Plan.
  • As the Advisor, Operational Readiness and Response you will bring the following attributes:
    • An ability to facilitate and coordinate people
    • Actively seeks to further develop own knowledge, skills and competencies through a range of experiences and contributes to the improvement of the quality of operational processes
    • Flexible and adaptive to complex, high pressure and changing environments
    • Able to manoeuvre through complex organisational and political situations with political nous
    • Operates effectively in high stress environments and delivers high quality work output under pressure
    • Applies the highest standards of personal conduct, honesty and integrity
    • Possesses discretion and tact to handle confidential and private information
  • Due to the security requirements of this role, applicants must be a New Zealand citizen or New Zealand Permanent Resident.
  • Applications close: 11.59pm on Sunday 14 February 2021.