Vacancy for role on Standards Council


On behalf of the Minister of Commerce, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment is searching for a member of the Standards Council.

Applicants must have knowledge of and experience in:

  • governance or senior management, especially in organisational change and financial management
  • the development and use of standards
  • strong relationship and communication skills
  • a clear sense of public sector accountability

The transition of the national standards body function into the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment was announced by the Minister of Commerce in October 2013. The timing and exact nature of these changes will depend on the progress of legislation. It is anticipated that this appointment will be for a period of 18 months or until the legislation is in force, whichever is shorter. The appointment is likely to commence in July 2014.

Go to the Ministry's website for a position description and to apply.