Planning and Reporting Advisor

Fire and Emergency New Zealand

Planning and Reporting Advisor

We have an exciting position for an Advisor to join our National Planning and Performance team here at Fire and Emergency New Zealand

  • Unique industry
  • Great central location
  • Join a supportive and passionate industry that contributes to the safety of New Zealanders

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 Planning and Reporting Advisor is responsible for coordinating and managing the production of key accountability documents (Statement of Intent, Statement of Performance Expectations and Annual Report) working closely and collaboratively with managers and staff across the organisation. You will also be responsible for preparing the Board’s quarterly report to the Minister of Internal Affairs.

If you are keen to further develop your organisational planning and reporting skills and experience; have excellent communication skills, including creative writing skills, and enjoy working with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders including senior managers and staff across the organisation, then this could be the role you’ve been looking for. 

About you

Our ideal candidate will have;

  • Solid knowledge and understanding of the machinery of government and overall government planning, reporting and accountability processes
  • Experience with public sector planning, budgeting and reporting processes, and preparation of accountability documentation such as Statements of Intent, Statements of Performance Expectations and Annual Reports.
  • Experience in roles requiring high level collaboration, communication and relationship management skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving abilities
  • Exceptional verbal and written communications skills.

If you’re looking for a chance to put your unique skill set to use in an organisation dedicated to helping our communities, then we’ll provide you with a unique opportunity to utilise your knowledge.

The salary range for this role is $84,000 to $93,000 gross per annum. We offer a great range of benefits as part of this permanent role:

  • Matched KiwiSaver contributions up to 6%
  • Wellness Policy - Unlimited personal Sick leave (fair use policy applies)
  • National Headquarters social club.

For more information about this role please email Peter Dewes on

How to apply

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 5pm, Thursday 5 December 2019.