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Employment Mediation Services RFP: Northland and/or Marlborough


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RFx ID : 18683269
Tender Name : Employment Mediation Services RFP: Northland and/or Marlborough
Reference # : 643
Open Date : Monday, 22 May 2017 4:30 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Close Date : Friday, 23 June 2017 12:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 80100000 - Management advisory services
  • 80111500 - Human resource development
  • 80121600 - Business law services
  • 80121700 - Civil liability services
  • 80121900 - Compensated legal participation services
  • 80122000 - Legal review and inquiry services
  • Auckland
  • Marlborough
  • Nelson
  • Northland
  • Tasman
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Bray Stewart
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :

Please note: this opportunities can apply to either Northland or Marlborough or both. Addition information can be found in the attachments in the RFP document.

MBIE is responsible for providing employment mediation services under the Employment Relations Act 2000 (the ERA Act). Our vision is to support all New Zealanders to move through disputes and get on with their lives.

We have recently undertaken a review of our services to ensure that our employment mediation service footprint, national reach and delivery of services are organised in a manner that while allowing us to continue to provide high quality mediations are also flexible enough to ensure we can meet demand and customer needs, while being responsibly cost effective.

We currently have experienced, high quality mediators employed within our employment mediation teams and this will not change. We have however identified that there is a need to support and supplement this with high quality, experienced employment mediators in a mixed model approach, utilising employees and service providers. This will allow us to be flexible in responding to changes in demand while ensuring a consistent New Zealand-wide delivery of the high quality mediations expected by our stakeholders.

Our mixed model approach is already in place in five of our centres, and it is now our intent to roll out the model to the Northland and Nelson/Marlborough regions.