Team Leader at Ministry for the Environment, Flexible
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Mō te tūnga | About the role
We are looking for a Team Leader to join our work in the Water and Land Systems team in the Water and Land Use Policy Directorate, on a 12-month fixed term or secondment.
Our directorate advise the government on various pieces of national direction, including the NES for Plantation Forestry. The priority for this role will be to effectively lead a cross agency team between our Ministry, the Ministry for Primary Industries and its forestry directorate, Te Uru Rākau. Over the next 12 months you and your experienced team, will deliver work for the national direction of forestry and you will be responsible for the allocation of the work across these agencies, and the delivery of the work programme.
The Team Leader will play a critical role in advising the government, as well as the day-to-day operation of the team and mentorship. The Team Leader will provide judgement and direction in an operating context that is often ambiguous and complex.
This is challenging and meaningful, fast paced work. It's an opportunity to work on an exciting policy area, whilst utilising and further developing your leadership and management skillset. This role works closely with the Manager of Water and Land Systems however you will have ownership to lead and drive initiatives that improve how your team operates.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
Our ideal candidate will have:
- experience leading, managing and implementing areas of policy
- good project management skills
- some experience of business planning, and building the capability of teams is preferred
- an understanding of Te Ao Māori and appetite to champion this in our team
- high levels of critical thinking and analysis
- strong stakeholder management skills with the ability to influence at all levels
- a passion for developing people to be the best that they can be and continuing to build a positive team culture.
Salary range for this role is $110,872 to $135,510 pa. Appointment within this range will be based on skills and experience.
Mō mātou | About us
The Ministry's purpose - He taiao tōnui mō ngā reanga katoa - a flourishing environment for every generation.
- a flexible by default approach to support your work-life balance
- agile working, allowing you variety and challenges across the organisation as we work as ‘One MfE'
- generous leave entitlements
- training to competently and effectively engage with Māori as our Treaty Partner, this includes te reo me ona tikanga Māori courses
- active social club and employee networks, including a Māori staff network
- opportunities for development and education.
A key priority for the Ministry is Te Ao Māori. This means we work with our Treaty partner to advance Māori priorities for the environment and for environmental success. We will be confident and coordinated in our ongoing engagement with Māori and lead the natural resources system in engaging for success with tangata whenua. We will grow our capability and capacity to accurately reflect Māori views in our work. An organisational priority is that we accurately reflect Te Tiriti o Waitangi and Te Ao Maori into our everyday work, by living our Te Ao Hurihuri Strategy through capability and capacity building.
Tono ināianei | Apply Now
Apply directly by completing the online application form and submit your CV and cover letter. Note: your cover letter will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience relates to the key skills required for this role.
If you require further information about this position, please contact Jo Burton, Manager Water and Land Systems, firstname.lastname@example.org. If you require a copy of the position description, please email email@example.com
The location for this role is flexible which means you can work anywhere in New Zealand and there is an option to work from home. As a flexible friendly employer, we are happy to discuss solutions that may work for you and the business. We value and care about enabling our people to work in a way that means they can work at their best.
We embrace diversity and inclusion and are committed to equal opportunities. What's important to us is ‘he rau kotahi tangata' – embracing our multiple talents – by harnessing our diversity and being inclusive. We actively encourage applications from all backgrounds. We are proud to be Rainbow Tick certified and recognise the diversity and uniqueness of our workforce and reaffirm our commitment to create a safe and inclusive environment for everyone.
We want to ensure accessibility needs are well supported, so the recruitment process is fair and equitable for all. Therefore, please let us know if there is any support, we can provide to ensure the recruitment process is fully accessible to you. You can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to discuss any accessibility needs you may have.
From 18, May 2022 we have suspended our Covid-19 Vaccination Policy until further notice. A My Vaccine Pass is no longer required by employees, visitors, suppliers and contractors. However, the policy may be reinstated if new public health advice comes to hand or a new variant emerges.
Rā Katinga | Applications close: midnight Sunday 3rd July 2022.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ministry for the Environment|
|Position type:||Fixed Term Full Time|
|Attachment:||Team Leader PD.pdf (PDF, 691KB)
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