Uara - Benefits

Te tūtohu whakaahu whakamana - Recognition, reward and measurable career growth

At MBIE, our people are at the heart of our mahi. We have systems and processes in place to ensure that every one of our 5000-strong team are challenged, developed, recognised and rewarded for their work.

Here, despite our size, you’re treated as a vital and valuable part of our organisation. We see our people as Taōnga for the skills and experience you bring to MBIE. We believe that it takes every single one of our employees to achieve the results we do. We understand that together, we are stronger.

He mahi - he whare tapa whā - An MBIE career works for you

As an employer we’ll help you manage a healthy work-life balance — with flexible working options, along with social activities.  We’ll work with you to ensure that the hours or location you work benefit you, your family and our organisation.

Mahi hihiri - A career with MBIE is dynamic

At MBIE, your career won’t stand still. Our aim is to ensure you are positively challenged, so you can develop both your career, and yourself. We’re a large, far-reaching organisation undertaking complex and diverse work, this means there are opportunities to take on new and interesting work.

We support your personal and career development through:

  • on-the-job learning
  • training courses
  • conferences and seminars
  • development programmes
  • secondments
  • study opportunities

Mā te huruhuru karere te manu - An MBIE career doesn’t stop here

Mā te huruhuru karere te manu - An MBIE career doesn’t stop here

MBIE is a part of a unified public service team, operating across all Government agencies. An MBIE career can be your launch pad to many other Government departments and agencies.

Mahi momoho - An MBIE career is rewarding

Mahi momoho - An MBIE career is rewarding

At MBIE, we believe people will grow in competency in their role and deserve fair recognition and reward on an annual basis. To be rewarded through automatic step based progression so you are really clear how you pay will increase each year. On top of a market movement for certain roles there is also a formal career progression process twice a year that gives our people an opportunity to be promoted to a more senior role.

He wāhi mahi tiaki tangata - An MBIE career supports you

He wāhi mahi tiaki tangata - An MBIE career supports you

MBIE employees have access to a range of additional benefits. We recognise that our career is only a small part of the lives we live - these benefits are designed to make your wider life easier, more streamlined and support you should unplanned events or situations arise.

Southern Cross Healthcare Insurance

Through our Southern Cross Healthcare Insurance Scheme, you can access reduced health insurance premiums for you and your family.

ACC Partnership Programme

MBIE takes on the role of ACC for the management and costs associated with any work-related injury claims you make. You will receive 100% of your average pre-injury earnings (under ACC you would receive 80%).

Haoura - Wellbeing Allowance

A $400 (gross) contribution towards the cost of health and wellbeing services for the purposes of caring for your individual non-work-related health and wellbeing needs.

Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

Under our Employee Assistance Programme, you can access free confidential, professional and independent guidance to help you deal with personal and work-related issues.

Additional Annual Leave

We offer three additional days each year over the standard legislative requirement.

Lifestyle Leave

Ability to ‘purchase’ up to 15 days additional leave per annum.

Study Assistance

Financial assistance and additional leave for study towards tertiary level qualifications.

Eye test and Eyewear

A contribution of up to $350 (plus GST if applicable) once every 2 years for eye care.

Flu Vaccination

MBIE provides its employees with the option to receive a free annual flu vaccination.

Charitable giving

As an employee, you can opt to donate directly from your salary to a charity of your choice. We make this easy for you through our “Payroll Giving” scheme where you can set up automatic payments from your regular pay.