Manager Regional Employment at Ministry of Social Development, Northland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
The Ministry of Social Development is a people-centred organisation. We're in communities across the motu, working with partners to help New Zealanders be safe, strong and independent.
We provide social policy and advice to government and assistance, including income, employment and housing support to people of all ages, families, whānau and communities.
As a Te Tiriti o Waitangi partner we are committed to supporting and enabling Māori, whānau, hapū, Iwi and communities to realise their own potential and aspirations.
Our people are as diverse as the communities we serve. We care about the wellbeing and success of our people and provide a supportive and inclusive working environment where people can thrive and be who they are.
Manager Regional Employment, Client Service Delivery - Northland
Permanent, Full-time position
Location: Northland Regional Office, Whangarei
- Lead and influence the Client Service Delivery Employment team
- Key strategic and people leadership role at a senior level
- Diverse and varied work programmes
About the Role
As a key member of the Regional team and report directly to the Regional Director - Northland, the Manager Regional Employment provides strategic and operational leadership and management across multiple sites at a regional level to the Employment team. You'll be responsible for identifying opportunities and encourage innovation to maximise regional effectiveness, enabling a people centric culture of high performance and continuous improvement to ensure MSD employment services are delivered to meet the needs and exceed the expectation of our clients and communities, and contribute to the achievement of sustainable employment and MSD's strategic outcomes.
Whilst this role requires someone with proven leadership experience, your ability to think client-centred and an ability to anticipate new issues and risks are critical.
Your people management and strategic management experience means you can lead from the front, applying a deliberate lens to meeting better outcomes for whānau.
Collaborative in style, you are an exceptional relationship builder. You are a strong communicator who enjoys maximising people's strengths and influencing change. You have an innate talent for leading teams, building capability and achieving results.
You demonstrate strong creative and critical thinking who can see the big picture and break it down into tangible steps. With your proven ability to manage projects, you are methodical and able to clearly articulate your approach and influence others to adopt it.
To succeed in this role, you will have:
- experience embedding and building on Te Ao Māori within previous leadership roles
- experience achieving client-centred outcomes in a complex service environment
- proven performance in creating, implementing and monitoring change programmes
- a working knowledge of systems thinking and continuous improvement processes
- the ability to influence change and performance through an evidence-based approach.
What we offer you?
We are a large organisation with policies and services that support most New Zealanders at some point in their life – from Childcare Assistance to Superannuation. You will have the opportunity to contribute to the social outcomes for a region with much diversity, opportunities and challenges.
Across MSD, we work closely together. The MSD leadership team is accessible and engaged in our work. We all work hard to make MSD a great place to work. There is a great vibe across the Ministry.
We are proud of the collaboration that occurs across teams and the culture we have created. We work with a strong sense of purpose and people focus to deliver high quality service in a fun, supportive environment that values your contribution.
We are committed to building diversity, accessibility and inclusion in our workplace. We have a strong focus on staff wellbeing, we invest in developing and supporting staff to stretch and reach their professional goals.
If you embody the above and love the idea of having a significant influence over the direction of a large organisation, we look forward to hearing from you – apply now!
If you would like to have a confidential chat with our management team to find out more about the role or the team, please contact Kiriwai Jones, Regional Director – Northland by email: email@example.com
Salary range: $100,014.00 - $150,022.00
How to apply
To apply, click the 'Apply Now' button to upload your CV, cover letter and complete the online application form.
Note: Your cover letter will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience relates to the key responsibilities listed in the position description.
All applications must be made online. If this is not possible or if you have any queries, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Internal MSD Employees – please apply through your myHR portal at work. This will ensure that your myHR employee profile is visible as internal candidate.
Closing date: 5pm, 30 September 2022
Joining MSD means being part of a whānau that celebrates the diversity each individual represents. We show manaaki, we care about the wellbeing and success of people and want everyone to thrive, and be who they are in a supportive and inclusive working environment. We work together to make a difference for communities while doing the right thing with integrity. We are a Treaty partner committed to strengthening relationships with Māori, Hapū, Iwi and communities to realise their own potential and aspirations.
If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so we can assist you through the recruitment process.
MSD has a COVID-19 vaccination policy that encourages, but does not require, employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and its variants, unless the role is identified as requiring vaccination at the time.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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