Operations and Security Manager at Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment, Hamilton
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Discover a career with purpose at MBIE
• Gain a rare and valuable experience directly contributing to Aotearoa's Covid-19 response
• Salary: Looking to recruit from $99,211-$107,398
• Fixed term/Secondment – 12 Months. Hamilton or Rotorua based
Why work for MIQ?
This is a great opportunity to contribute to the wellbeing of New Zealand and its people. We are looking for a passionate and experienced Operations Manager to manage the Operations and Security of a Managed Isolation & Quarantine (MIQ) facility as a centre of excellence and expertise for MBIE, and an exemplar of best practice for both the public service and representing the wider governments COVID-19 response.
MBIE plays a central role in shaping a strong Aotearoa New Zealand. You can play a valuable and crucial part in this!
Tēnei tūranga - About the role:
The purpose of this role is to support the Managed Isolation Facility (MIF) Manager in the effective and efficient running of operations and security for a designated Managed Quarantine and Isolation (MIQ) hotel facility. This includes being responsible for all reporting and escalation of issues, through MBIE systems, which may occur as a result of day to day quarantine operations. The role is the MBIE operations lead on site and reports to the Managed Isolation Facility (MIF) Manager.
You will deliver services in a collaborative environment to actively support and contribute to the achievement of the MBIE's outcomes; and deliver to the needs of key internal and external stakeholders. Customer service will come naturally to you.
You will have excellent relationship and communication skills important in building key external and internal relationships which will complement your strong leadership skills to help drive the required outcomes.
You will also be a strong strategic thinker and possess strong commercial acumen. You will effectively manage staff.
Nga pukenga me nga wheako e hiahiatia ana - Skills and experience required:
• A proven track record of experience and achievement in operations management in a complex environment.
• Demonstrated experience in developing and maintaining an environment focused on continuous improvement to enhance organisational performance.
• Knowledge of operating end-to-end security and enforcement systems.
• Ability to effectively manage Protective Security risks.
• Proven ability to develop trust and credibility with senior managers.
• Proven leadership skills including demonstrated ability to engage and motivate staff
• Sound appreciation of corporate management disciplines and techniques.
• Ideally have an understanding of Government decision-making and operating procedures.
• Tertiary Qualification in Business Management/Operational Management or Security Management would be desirable.
The health, safety and wellbeing of our people is important and it is a requirement of this role for you to be vaccinated for Covid-19 prior to starting and undertake regular Covid-19 testing and examination in accordance with the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Required Testing) Order 2020. Further information can be found in the MIQ staff guide, which will be provided to you.
You must also have the right to live and work in NZ.
MIQ became a Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) business group on 13 July 2020. The purpose of managed isolation is to ensure COVID-19 is not spread to the community while enabling Kiwis and other exempted travellers to return to New Zealand safely. A key enabler of this work is collaboration across government.
Over 188,000 people have passed through MIQ since New Zealand stood up its response to COVID-19. We operate thirty-two managed isolation facilities in three regions.
A range of agencies including the Ministry of Health, All-of-Government, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, Police, Customs, New Zealand Defence Force, Aviation Security Service and other business groups in MBIE are working together to deliver an enduring MIQ system.
Ētahi kōrero mō MBIE - About MBIE:
MBIE's goal is to create a resilient and high-performing economy that delivers real and ongoing quality of life for all New Zealanders.
We do this by working with others to create an environment that supports businesses to be more productive and internationally competitive, enables all New Zealanders to participate in the economy through improved job opportunities and by working to ensure quality housing is more affordable.
People are at the heart of our mahi, our way of working is guided by our values which shape our behaviours.
- Mahi Tahi – Better Together
- Maia – Bold and brave
- Pae Kahurangi – Build our Future
- Pono Me Te Tika – Own It
Our aspirations are echoed in our Māori identity – Hīkina Whakatutuki – which broadly means ‘lifting to make successful'.
MBIE recognises the partnership founded under Te Tiriti o Waitangi between Māori and the Crown and is committed to giving effect to Te Tiriti o Waitangi. We will do this through enduring, meaningful and effective partnerships with iwi, Māori, other Māori groups/organisations and the Crown, as this is critical to enable economic and social development, both for Māori and for wider Aotearoa New Zealand. We are committed to continuing to partner with iwi in order to find new sustainable solutions to address long standing systemic and cross-cutting issues facing Māori and wider Aotearoa New Zealand and we are also committed to identifying opportunities for iwi to lead and creating an enabling environment for iwi to leverage these opportunities.
E mōhio ana a Hīkina Whakatutuki i puea ake te kōtuinga iwaenganui i a ngāi Māori me te Karauna i Te Tiriti o Waitangi, ā, kei te whai ia ki te whakaū ake i Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Mā te whai kiko o ngā kōtuinga ahungaroa o ngāiwi, o ngāi Māori, me ētahi atu rōpū Māori ki te Karauna, katutuki tēnei. He āhuatanga nui tēnei e āhei ai ngā mahi whanaketanga ā-ohanga, ā-pāpori hoki ki a ngāi Māori me Aotearoa whānui. E whai tonu ana mātou ki te kōtui atu ki ngā iwi mō te rapu huarahi hou ki te whakaara i ngā kaupapakua roa nei e tāmi ana i a ngāi Māori me Aotearoa whānui, ā, e whai ana hoki ki te tautohu i ngā āheinga kōkiritanga māngā iwi, me te tautoko i ngā iwi kia whai mana ake ai ēneiāheinga.
How to apply:
Click here to view a position description. All applications must be submitted via our online process. Email Maddie Howard-Hingston at firstname.lastname@example.org quoting ref MBIE/1228 if you have any further questions.
Applications close on 28 November 2021.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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