Senior Planning and Monitoring Advisor

Fire and Emergency New Zealand

Senior Planning and Monitoring Advisor

We have a permanent position for a Senior Advisor to join our National Planning and Performance team here at Fire and Emergency New Zealand

  • Permanent role
  • Unique industry
  • Great central location

About us

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is a Crown Entity established on 1 July 2017 under the Fire and Emergency New Zealand Act 2017.

We exist to protect and preserve the lives, property and environment of all New Zealanders. We do this through reducing unwanted fires, responding to fires and other emergencies including motor vehicle crashes, medical emergencies, hazardous substance related incidents, natural disasters and supporting increased community readiness and recovery.

Our vision is to build stronger communities and protect what matters most to the people within them.

As the most trusted public sector agency we are working to embed our new values. Our values reflect what is important to our people and set out what we believe is core to who we are and the organisation we aspire to be. Our values are:

  • We Do the Right Thing – Kia Tika
  • We Serve and Support – Manaakitanga
  • We Are Better Together – Whanaungatanga
  • We Strive to Improve - Auahatanga

About the role

The Senior Planning and Monitoring Advisor provides expert advice to business units across our organisation to support a strong organisational culture of planning and performance engagement and outcome focus.  This role uses strong technical expertise in performance measurements through collaboration with other government agencies, aligning with international best practice and the use of well used methodologies.

This role supports the National Planning and Performance team to achieve its strategic objectives through effective management and coordination of strategy and business planning, organisational performance measurement and reporting capability, and business improvement initiatives.

The salary range for this role is $100k to $112k. 

About you

You will have significant experience in organisational performance measurement, monitoring and reporting.

Known for your ability to influence and communicate, you will be a highly motivated self-starter, have a strong Business Intelligence background and proven track record delivering results.  You will be joining a driving and engaging team and have one direct report. 

If you are government savvy and thrive on challenge and opportunity, then this is the role for you. In return you will enjoy working in a unique organisation dedicated to helping our communities.

How to apply

For more information about this role please email Rebecca Scott on

If this sounds like you, make sure you carefully consider the position description in the link here, so that your CV sets out your relevant experience

When applying, please ensure you send three documents, the application form (found here), CV and cover letter.

You can send you completed application to . You will receive a notification advising you we have received your application. 

Applications close Midnight, 19th November 2019.