IVS - Job Vacancies

May 22, 2018


We recruit on attitude, think on our feet and we love challenges. That's the type of person we are looking for in our certification team.

Independent Verification Services Limited is a leading provider of biosecurity services for importers and exporters and experts in the New Zealand biosecurity system, regulations and business requirements.

This role entails receiving, checking and verifying client export documentation for certification of logs, timber and other products leaving New Zealand as well as other certification responsibilities. Administration support for the forestry team also forms part of this position.

This is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys the challenges of working in a multidisciplinary environment and being part of a dynamic and growing company.

Our certification team listed key elements:

  • Technically minded
  • Thrives on change in the working environment
  • Willing to go the extra mile
  • Have an eye for detail and enjoy proof reading, cross referencing and verifying information and documentation
  • Enjoys interacting with our clients and team members
  • Committed to ongoing skills development

You will have a high level of integrity and the ability to work under pressure to meet the demands of our international accreditation. Some experience in this field would be beneficial but is not essential.

To apply for this role please email your cv and cover letter to dreamjob(at)ivs.co.nz with Certification Co-Ordinator in the subject line.

You must be eligible to work in New Zealand to apply for this role.

Applications close 3pm 1st June 2018.


Independent Verification Services Ltd, is trusted and recognised as New Zealand’s premier, independent provider of Biosecurity and environmental training, auditing & inspection services. We employ smart, talented people who are innovative and committed to helping exporters and importers of products smoothly and seamlessly fulfil their regulatory requirements. The IVS “can do” attitude is a key point of difference for our customers.

Due to ongoing growth we currently have two positions available for Programme Co-ordinators to join our existing, busy, professional and energetic team. The Programme Co-ordinators form part of a team whose key responsibilities incorporate the IVS inspection services and training delivery for:

  1. Vehicle Inspection
  2. Container Clearance
  3. Agoge training
  4. MPI training
  5. CBAFF training
  6. Online training

The roles involve booking, scheduling, customer contact, database updates and client follow up for our container clearance service and Agoge training.

These are dynamic roles, where you will become an expert in your field and be the central point of the service for our customers and inspection and training team.

Key areas of responsibility:

  1. Day to day co-ordination of the program
  2. Liaising with customers via phone and email
  3. Taking enquiries and bookings
  4. Liaising with trainers and inspection staff to co-ordinate delivery of the service
  5. All administrative requirements for the co-ordination of the service
  6. Responsible for generating new and repeat business through active follow-up of existing clients

To be successful in this role you must:

  • Have exceptional customer service skills
  • Have excellent communication and listening skills
  • Be confident and composed, being able to give direction and advice in an informative and positive manner
  • Be a team player, who is organised, flexible and uses your initiative
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office Windows Software and Web Based programs
In regards to the container clearance co-ordinator role, some biosecurity knowledge would be an advantage

Hours of work are 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday

We are located within the Ruakura campus, Hamilton.

You must to be entitled to work in New Zealand to apply for this role.

If either of these roles sound like you and you enjoy working within a supportive team environment, please apply by emailing your CV and cover letter to dreamjob(at)ivs.co.nz by Friday 8th June 2018. Please put either ‘container clearance’ or ‘agoge training’ in the subject line to advise which role you are interested in.


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