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Team Leader Tactical Response and Delivery

Ministry of Social Development
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Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Team Leader Tactical Response and Delivery

  • Fantastic new opportunity to implement tactical initiatives
  • Provide high level technical and thought leadership
  • Permanent role, National Office, Wellington

The Ministry of Social Development (“MSD”) has the lead role as the strategic purchaser of housing places and support services. The Housing Group at MSD has responsibility for building contacts and networks within the housing market to ensure that critical housing needs can be met.  

The Tactical Response and Delivery team sits in the Housing Group at MSD. The team implements specific tactical initiatives, pilot schemes and projects to support the provision of new housing supply and support services. The team's current priorities include Transitional Housing and other initiatives to address and prevent homelessness, such as the Housing First programme.

We're looking for motivated, high performing Team Leaders to help shape our direction and contribute to a growing, collegial team that is passionate about the challenge ahead. 

You'll need to have:

  • Proven leadership experience with strong commercial acumen
  • Strong relationship management and communication skills
  • An understanding of Government procurement principles and practices
  • Demonstrated experience in the management of contracts with third party providers to achieve desired outcomes
  • The ability to thrive in an environment that is fast paced and with shifting priorities

As a Team Leader, you will also be responsible for supporting the development of high performance and a culture that embraces challenge and achievement.

Having a strong commercial property sourcing background and be familiar with issues relating to the property and construction sectors would be beneficial experience to bring to the team.

If you are up for the challenge, and want to join a team of motivated, high performing professionals then we welcome your application!

How to Apply

To apply, click the 'Apply Now' button, complete the application form and upload your CV and cover letter outlining your suitability for this role.  All applications must be made online. If this is not possible or if you have any queries, please contact us at

Applications close 5.00pm Monday 19th March 2018

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