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Change and Engagement Specialist - Wellington

Housing New Zealand Corporation
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Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

  • Permanent full-time role
  • Based in our Wellington CBD office
  • Be involved in nationally significant programmes

About Housing New Zealand

Housing New Zealand is a Statutory Crown Entity responsible for providing high quality state housing to people in the greatest need, for the duration of their need, alongside supporting the government's priorities in the supply of emergency and affordable housing.

Our Values - Kotahitanga |-One Team

Housing New Zealand has important work to do and our aspirations are big. We believe that people do their best within an environment of trust, care, contribution, humility and learning. We also do our best when we take personal responsibility to achieve our shared vision and maintain a working environment we are proud of.

The values that drive us are:

  • we trust, each other and share ownership
  • we care, about each other as people
  • everyone's contribution, matters
  • we are humble and genuine
  • we continually learn and innovate.

The role

Our vision is 'building lives and communities by housing New Zealanders'. To help achieve this, we are looking to build our team and need a Change Management Professional with a working knowledge of the PROSCI methodology and tools to join our team.

As a Change and Engagement Specialist you will work within a skilled team of professionals. You will be an important member of the Change and Engagement team and will be responsible for working with project and programme teams as we move towards being a 'reliably high performing organisation'.

To be successful in this role you will be adept at influencing both managers and staff as you guide them through change. This includes having the courageous conversations that are needed whilst being the ultimate diplomat. This is a great opportunity to further build and refine your change management skills as we ensure our service delivery meets Housing New Zealand's future needs.

What you'll need to bring:

  • Specialist skills, knowledge and experience of how people go through change and the change process within an organisation
  • Knowledge and experience using the PROSCI ADKAR© framework
  • Significant experience in a change management and engagement role in a complex environment
  • Qualified or recent experience with change management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle
  • Influencing skills that have proven to inspire individuals to adopt change with minimal resistance
  • A positive and progressive outlook
  • Current driver's licence

What we offer

We offer a working environment with opportunities for self-development and new challenges. If you'd like to join a team of professionals who are passionate about people, developing the quality of our service delivery, improving the quality of the lives of our tenants, and giving something back to the community we would love to hear from you.

To learn more about Housing New Zealand and the work we do click here

The benefits package for this role includes a range of insurances, flexible working arrangements and career development. These benefits are described in more detail here

To apply please follow the online process.

The reference code for this position is 44226GJO.

To see a copy of the position description and apply for the job, go to

To find out more about this opportunity please contact the HR Service Centre at

Applications close at 5.00pm on Friday, 27 July 2018.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability.

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