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Work Broker

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Date: 10-Jan-2019

Location: Bay of Plenty, NZ

Company: Ministry of Social Development

Work Broker, Permanent, Full time

Ministry of Social Development

Based in Taupo, covering Turangi / Taupo.


Connecting people to employment




About the role

To our clients, being in work brings so much more than financial reward. Our Work Brokers connect with employers to provide job opportunities that make a real difference to real people.  As a Work Broker you’ll engage with employers, providing a professional service that links our clients with suitable job opportunities. As the face of the organisation, you will use your influence and networks to find employment opportunities from employers across a range of industries. You will represent clients by selling their skills to employers and building long term professional relationships. You’ll work alongside Case Managers and other service centre staff to ensure sustainable employment outcomes for clients.


About you

You are a sales orientated individual who clearly understands the benefits of long term sustainable employment. You enjoy business development and engaging with diverse groups of people and communities. Your natural flair for seeking out labour market trends and insights ensures you proactively anticipate impacts and opportunities. You thrive under pressure and enjoy using your tenacity and initiative to find solutions and achieve goals.



To succeed in this role you will need to


  • enjoy sourcing employment opportunities
  • understand what makes a great job match for both employers and employees
  • have the ability to work alongside clients from diverse backgrounds
  • be flexible, solution focused and client centric
  • demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • be tenacious, professional and driven to overcome road blocks
  • be a strong relationship manager with the ability to build rapport
  • travel around the region as required
  • Have a full clean valid New Zealand driver's licence without conditions.



We offer a supportive team and comprehensive orientation. Salary for this role ranges from 46,688.00 to $64,196.00 (Range D). Application along this range is dependent on relevant work experience and qualification.


Applications close: Thursday 24th January 2019 at 1130pm.


How to apply:


Click the apply now button to submit your online application. If you are a current MSD employee, please apply from your work computer using your myHR login details. It is expected that an updated cover letter and CV is included with your application. These will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience relates to the key attributes detailed in this advertisement and the competencies listed in the following position description: 


For any further discussion about the role, contact Alan Ching, Service Centre Manager on 07 921 8079.



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