Advisor, Regulatory Services - Multi-proof

Date:  19-Jan-2023

Christchurch, NZ, 8013 Wellington, NZ, 6011 Auckland, NZ, 1010

Discover a career with purpose at MBIE


  • Join a growing, energetic and passionate team can be based in Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch
  • Be part of solving some of the complex and longstanding issues that face New Zealand's building sector
  • Grow your career in this supportive environment & become an expert in this exciting and evolving field
  • Salary range: $71,119-$84,187

Tēnei tūranga -

About the role:

The Building System Assurance team is responsible for a range of building regulatory functions involving regulatory compliance, monitoring and assurance, and service delivery.  These functions include monitoring of Building Consent Authorities and Territorial Authorities, building products assurance, oversight of CodeMark as the building product certification scheme, and assessment of MultiProof applications.
Join us as an Advisor - Regulatory Services in either Wellington or Christchurch and be part of the biggest reform of the building regulatory system in the last 15 years.  Play your part in shaping one of New Zealand's leading sectors, which is set to contribute significantly to New Zealand's economic recovery. 

This role is primarily focussed on undertaking the assessment of MultiProof approvals and will be working with Senior Advisers to deliver the work programme to promote MultiProof as well as the CodeMark and BuiltReady schemes. A current consent processing competency of R1 is a requirement for this role and development will be provided to move through the remaining residential competencies.

This is a unique opportunity to grow your knowledge and experience in New Zealand's complex and challenging building sector.

Ngā pukenga me ngā wheako e hiahiatia ana -

Skills and experience required:


  • An eye for detail and technical accuracy
  • Current R1 technical competency
  • Awareness and growing understanding of the Building Act 2004
  • Sound judgement skills with the ability to manage competing demands and identify priorities appropriately
  • A collaborative style and strong relationship building skills - including with both internal and external stakeholders
  • A strong ability to articulate key messages, both in writing and verbally, to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to work independently in a virtual team working across several locations
  • Must have the legal right to live and work in New Zealand

Ētahi kōrero mō MBIE -

About MBIE:

MBIE's goal is to create a resilient and high-performing economy that delivers real and ongoing quality of life for all New Zealanders.

We do this by working with others to create an environment that supports businesses to be more productive and internationally competitive, enables all New Zealanders to participate in the economy through improved job opportunities and by working to ensure quality housing is more affordable.

People are at the heart of our mahi, our way of working is guided by our values which shape our behaviours.

  • Mahi Tahi – Better Together
  • Māia – Bold and brave
  • Pae Kahurangi – Build our Future
  • Pono Me Te Tika – Own It


Our aspirations are echoed in our Māori identity – Hīkina Whakatutuki – which broadly means ‘lifting to make successful'.

MBIE recognises the partnership founded under Te Tiriti o Waitangi between Māori and the Crown and is committed to giving effect to Te Tiriti o Waitangi. We will do this through enduring, meaningful and effective partnerships with iwi, Māori, other Māori groups/organisations and the Crown, as this is critical to enable economic and social development, both for Māori and for wider Aotearoa New Zealand. We are committed to continuing to partner with iwi in order to find new sustainable solutions to address long standing systemic and cross-cutting issues facing Māori and wider Aotearoa New Zealand and we are also committed to identifying opportunities for iwi to lead and creating an enabling environment for iwi to leverage these opportunities.

E mōhio ana a Hīkina Whakatutuki i puea ake te kōtuinga I waenganui i a ngāi Māori me te Karauna i Te Tiriti o Waitangi, ā, kei te whai ia ki te whakaū ake i Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Mā te whai kiko o ngā kōtuinga ahungaroa o ngāi wi, o ngāi Māori, me ētahi atu rōpū Māori ki te Karauna, katutuki tēnei. He āhuatanga nui tēnei e āhei ai ngā mahi whanaketanga ā-ohanga, ā-pāpori hoki ki a ngāi Māori me Aotearoa whānui. E whai tonu ana mātou ki te kōtui atu ki ngā iwi mō te rapu huarahi hou ki te whakaara i ngā kaupapakua roa nei e tāmi ana i a ngāi Māori me Aotearoa whānui, ā, e whai ana hoki ki te tautohu i ngā āheinga kōkiritanga mā ngā iwi, me te tautoko i ngā iwi kia whai mana ake ai ēnei āheinga.

Me pēhea te tono -

How to apply:

Click here to view a position description. All applications must be submitted via our online process.  Email Sarah Hutcheson at quoting ref MBIE/9146 if you have any further questions.


Applications close on Thursday 2 February 2023.