<< Back to Search Results

Group Manager, People and Capability

New Zealand Customs Service
Job Category:
Chief executives & general managers
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
Posted Date:
Closing Date:
File Attachment:
Employer Website:

Job Description

As a result of an internal move, a fantastic opportunity has arisen to join an organisation dedicated to protecting the border of New Zealand. It is an exciting time at Customs, with stimulating work in a challenging and rewarding environment, working with a team of talented people.


Reporting directly to the Comptroller/Chief Executive and a senior member of the Customs Executive Board (CEB), the Group Manager People and Capability helps lead and govern the organisation while ensuring that the strategic direction for Customs is supported by the Workforce strategy.


You will oversee the effective and efficient management of the People and Capability group, supporting and integrating with the service delivery groups in Customs. You will be performance and delivery driven. You will have sophisticated relationship management skills that enable you to operate effectively with key internal and external stakeholders.


This is a pivotal and influential role requiring a candidate with significant experience in leading a Human Resources team. You will be able to demonstrate your strategic leadership capabilities and your communication and engagement strategies. You will be responsible for the teams and programmes that drive substantial cultural change, including improving customer service and increasing organisational capability.


You may have a tertiary qualification in Human Resource Management, Organisational Development or a similar academic discipline.


Applicants are required to be Permanent Residents or Citizens of New Zealand with 5 years checkable history. The successful applicant will be required to undergo a drug test and Customs Security Clearance. 


Please apply on line submitting your updated Resume and Cover Letter that demonstrates your ability to meet the competencies required for the role as outlined in the position description.


For any further information about this position please contact


Applications close on Friday 29 June at 5.00pm.



Apply To:

<< Back to Search Results