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Jason Hodgson

Senior Advisor Climate Change Reporting

Ministry for Primary Industries | Wellington, NZ


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Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) | Nov 2022 - Present

Senior Adviser Climate Change Reporting

Providing business analysis, governance and reporting support to Te Uru Rākau New Zealand Forest Service. Leading the development of effective reporting processes to ensure effective oversight and risk management across climate change initiatives, including the Emissions Reduction Plan (ERP).
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Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment | Jul 2021 - Nov 2022

Audit and Risk Advisor

Te Whakatairanga Service Delivery - Business & Consumer Branch Regional Business Partner Network (RBPN) - Audit and Risk - Disputes Management - Dashboarding (SAS Viya, Microsoft Power BI, QLIK Sense, Excel and PowerPoint) - Change management, UAT testing covering CRM like platform and Brochure site. Following MBIE and ISO3100 standard: Risk management principles. Using ADR (Alternative dispute resolution) for dispute resolution processes.

Capital & Coast District Health Board | Nov 2021 - Jun 2022

Clinical Community Tester

Clinical Swabber and Science communicator.

Te Puni Kōkiri | May 2019 - Feb 2020

Advisor, Investment Planning and Performance

My work pertained to Data analytics, deep information dives, national assessments, financial analysis/solvency checks, and reporting across the main Investment funds of TPK. I was the floor warden for Te Papatuaiwa/Level 9. Completed Modules while in this position include: Safety at Work - WARN International Managing Challenging Conversations - WARN International Personal Resilience - WARN International The insider's guide to New Zealand government - civicsquare Keeping Yourself and Others Safe at Work (Bullying and Harassment) General Rescue & Emergency Management - Devereux-Blum Training & Development Ltd The Insider’s guide to policy and law-making - civicsquare Business Writing Essentials - Write.co.nz Critical Thinking Workshop 2019 - Thought Partners Business Continuity and Emergency Management Additional extracurriculars: Te Matature 2019 - sang with the Choir group ‘Koekoeā - Te Tira Waiata ki Pōneke.’ Te Kōnohete 2019 - performed with Te Puni Kōkiri rōpu. ToastMasters Te Puni Kōrero - Sergeant at Arms TPK Kapa Haka member Akoreo Tuatahi - Modules 1 to 6

Te Puni Kōkiri | Feb 2019 - May 2019

Advisor, Office of the Deputy Chief Executive - Regional Partnerships

Completed: OIA's; Aide memoires; PQ's; Meeting actions & minutes; Organised Housing hui both internal and across agencies; Peer reviewed material; Aided with weekly minister reports, event and meeting run sheets/ briefing packs. Liaised with officials: Internal; Regional Managers, Advisors, Analysts, Investment, Communications, Ministerials, Procurement, Policy and ITS External; Minister's Offices Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Ministry for the Environment Housing New Zealand Corporation Ministry of Housing and Urban Development Australian High Commission (Wellington) New Zealand High Commission (Canberra) Joined/Attended: Toastmasters, Wānanga Intensive course, Regional Partnerships Te Puni Hui 2019, Te Reo Māori courses; Māori Tech Showcase 2019 (Hamilton) Highlights: Whāngai to the Waikato-Waiariki rōpu, and member of the GCC.

Te Puni Kōkiri | Dec 2018 - Jan 2019

Kaiwhakahaere, Whānau Wellbeing - Policy Partnerships

Completed modules; - Protective Security Requirements - Privacy 101 - An introduction to the Privacy Act - Integrity and Conduct - Health, Safety and Wellbeing - Health and Safety at Work Act 2015

Victoria University of Wellington | Oct 2016 - Oct 2018

Student Outreach Leader / Teaching Assistant

Various Fixed term contracts within the School of Biological Sciences and Te Rōpu Awhina.

TalentPoint | Oct 2010 - Feb 2012

Recruitment Resourcer / DBA

I solved fundamental IT issues, with setting up new IT solutions with the companies rebranding of 2010. I helped co-workers with more advanced formulas for BAU/KPI tracking. Maintained vacancy tracking, Recruitment Resourcing (Head Hunting (HR)), and the creation & posting of Job Adverts via Seek, Trade Me Jobs, and SJS. I also managed several Talent pools (candidate profile databases); each one with thousands of specialised candidate profiles). These roles were diverse, given the sizing of our team, where I tended to interact with all levels of management and covered most aspects of recruitment. Main clients that I interacted with directly; • Foodstuffs Head Office Wellington (Silverstream) (Administrative/DBA/ Resourcing). • Fronde (DBA/Resourcing). • Ministry of Health (Administrative Services/Resourcing). Other clients that I helped in the background with a liaison taking the reins; • Cigna Insurance, Datacom, Trade Me, and TerraLink (now known as CoreLogic).

Ministry of Health New Zealand | Jul 2010 - Oct 2010

Health Certification Coordinator – Health Regulation and People (Contract)

(rest homes, mental health facilities, and hospitals) to be met with in New Zealand under the Health and Disability Services (Safety) Act 2001. I performed well in this role where notes generated by me were later implemented by senior staff.

The Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management | May 2010 - Jun 2010

Office Coordinator – Strategic Development and Business Support (Contract)

Lead the retrieval and collation of the New Zealand wide emergency and disaster contact lists. Satisfied stakeholder surrounding the position where I was able to assist within other groups of the organisation.

Department of Internal Affairs (NZ) | Jan 2009 - Apr 2010

Support Officer – Local Government and Community (LG&C), Operations Policy & Outcomes Focus; New Zea

Working across three groups, covered a wide range of admin and logistical tasks; Meetings and minutes, accommodation, travel, finance (invoices), IT support, Grammar checks for outgoing publications; i.e. Annual reports. Interacting with Ministers and Council Members from around New Zealand.

My Education

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Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences (BBmedSc), Human Genetics and Molecular PathologyVictoria University of Wellington | 2018

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BBmedSc: Human Genetics and Molecular Pathology

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