Talent & Leadership Lead at Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections), Canterbury (Waitaha)
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
He aha te mea nui o te ao? He tangata, he tangata, he tangata - What is the most important thing in the world? It is the people, it is the people, it is the people (Maori proverb)
Mō te tūnga | About the role
As the Regional Talent & Leadership Lead your role will be to lead on building the ongoing capability of people leaders within Ara Poutama Aotearoa at all levels of the organisation with a focus on identified leadership groups in the Southern Region.
Your role will be to develop our regions strategy for leadership development and succession, then plan and implement the delivery of core leadership development programmes within region in accordance with the strategy and Ara Poutama's leadership development framework. You will also develop and plan our senior leader's individual plans based on their needs. The intention is to encourage and inspire existing leaders to become self-directed as well as motivated learners as well as identifying and developing our emerging talent. You will work to deliver ongoing support, action learning and coaching support where required. You will be held accountable for ensuring easy access to available opportunities for development aligned with the regions business requirements, people plan and Hōkai Rangi. This is not a design or facilitation role, although there may be some aspects of this involved, it is more of a strategic connector and enabler for delivering leadership capability uplift within the Southern region.
As the Regional Talent and Leadership Lead you will work closely with the People Services Manager to manage processes relating to the identification, development and mobility of talent throughout Ara Poutama Aotearoa.
Mōu | About you
Recognised as an expert and champion of talent management and development frameworks, within the Region, you will work proactively with the business and it's Leaders on programmes of work for the Southern Region. To do this effectively you will be able to demonstrate the following:
- Experience in the design and delivery of leadership development programmes and interventions
- Proven success in coaching and supporting the development of emerging and new leaders through to senior leaders
- Experience and knowledge of talent mapping methodologies
- Extensive knowledge of and experience in identifying adult learning needs and options for development
- Advanced interpersonal skills with the ability to build trust, rapport, empathy and understanding with people leaders
- Experience in and use of feedback, culture and team development tools as well as leadership development diagnostics
- Pragmatic in providing support to managers on ways in which they can experiment and learn in the flow of work
- Able to bring a te Ao Māori worldview and apply it in the context of this role and its deliverables
- An understanding (or an openness to developing an understanding) of the Treaty of Waitangi/Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its application to the work of government departments
- Strong level of cultural capability and awareness, able to work effectively with diverse groups of people
The salary band for this role is between $91,953 - $129,000 depending on skills and experience
Mō mātou | About us
Ara Poutama Aotearoa is a name that has been gifted to us and is our commitment to improving the oranga and safety of the people, whānau, and that of the communities we serve across the motu.
As a values-led organisation, we use the principles of rangatira (leadership), manaaki (respect), wairua (spirituality), kaitiaki (guardianship) and whānau (relationships) to shape how we work and deliver the outcomes in our strategy - Hōkai Rangi (https://arapoutama.page.link/Eit5).
Tono ināianei | Apply Now
To apply, please submit a tailored CV and a cover letter describing your motivation for applying for this position highlighting relevant skills and experience. Alignment to our kaupapa is critical to our success - we ask that you provide examples which reflect and demonstrate our organisation values.
Applications close Wednesday 8th December 2021.
COVID-19 vaccination requirements
From 8 December 2021, all people working inside prisons will be required to be fully vaccinated as part of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021. People in prison are some of the most vulnerable to COVID-19 and due to the ease of transmission, extending the Vaccination Order supports the safety and wellbeing of our staff and people in prison.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections)|
|Category:||Human resources, recruitment & training|
|Attachment:||JD_Leader_Regional Talent and Leadership Lead_V0.01.docx (Word, 364KB)
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