Transformation Manager - Waikeria Prison Development at Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections), Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
“Kotahi anō te kaupapa, ko te oranga o te Tangata”.
“There is only one purpose to our work; the wellness and wellbeing of the person”.
Ara Poutama, Aotearoa's nation-wide strategy Hōkai Rangi, expresses our organisation's intention to transform the way we operate to ensure that the people in our care, and their whānau, are supported to reduce recidivism and improve the humanising and healing aspects of the work we do.
One of Ara Poutama Aotearoa strategic investment is to build new facilities at Waikeria Prison including Te Wai o Pure which is the residential unit for the Hikitia Service. This is the mental health and addiction service (MHAS), designed to be responsive to the the oranga needs of ngā tāne in our care and their whānau. This service is being designed, implemented, and governed in partnership with our Mana Whenua – Ahi Kā and Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Waikato (formerly Waikato DHB).
Ngā kawenga | About the role
The primary purpose of the Transformation Manager role is to lead and facilitate change management activities with the transformation process in consolidating the operating model for the Waikeria Prison site which includes the integration of the Waikeria Mental Health and Addiction Service (Hikitia);
The transformation is based on the strategic positioning of Ara Poutama Aotearoa through Hōkai Rangi, realising the overarching obligation to Te Tiriti o Waitangi, iwi and Crown relationship and a shared outcome partnership.
The role is an integral part of the Transformation team and is responsible for strategic planning and prioritisation of change strategies across the Waikeria site. while This role is crucial in facilitating and influencing a collaborative approach across the Central Region rohe with key partners and relevant stakeholders. The overarching whakaaro and purpose of the wider Transformation team is to develop facilities, kaimahi and partnerships that enable the delivery of a kaupapa Māori operating model that provides oranga services for our people, whānau and community within a safe, therapeutic, and supportive environment.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
To be successful in this role you will have:
- Proven experience in delivering organisational development initiatives including cultural transformations.
- Ability to operate effectively in Kaupapa Māori environments and an in-depth understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and how it relates to health and wellbeing
- In depth experience and knowledge of change management principles, methodologies, and tools
- Proven ability to analyse complicated issues and situations systematically to develop practical recommendations and robust strategies to address issues.
- Grounded knowledge of Mātauranga Māori and experience embedding this into strategies, policies, procedures, tools and resources
- Excellent interpersonal skills and negotiation experience, including the ability to influence and build consensus.
- Business and strategic reporting experience in government, in particular facilitating with senior leaders to achieve results.
- Strong ability to interface with senior management, to think and operate strategically and to exercise sound judgement and decision making
This is a 2-year fixed-term contract.
Utu ā-tau | Salary
The mid-point of the salary range is $151,519 and the full range (85%-120%) is $128,844 - $181,897.
Appointment and remuneration will reflect skills and experience relevant to the role.
Ko wai mātou | About us
Ara Poutama Aotearoa is a name that has been gifted to us and is our commitment to improving the oranga and safety of the people, whānau, and that of the communities we serve across the motu.
As a values-led organisation, we use the principles of rangatira (leadership), manaaki (respect), wairua (spirituality), kaitiaki (guardianship) and whānau (relationships) to shape how we work and deliver the outcomes in our strategy - Hōkai Rangi (https://careers.corrections.govt.nz/strategy).
Tono ināianei | Apply Now
To apply, please submit a tailored CV and a cover letter describing your motivation for joining the department highlighting relevant skills and experience. Alignment to our kaupapa is critical to our success - we ask that you provide examples which reflect and demonstrate our organisation values.
Applications Close 7th October 2022.
It is an exciting time to join us, and we continue to seek out talented individuals who are committed to an inclusive, vibrant workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals, and that of the collective talent in our whānau. All applications must be submitted through our careers site to ensure transparency. Applications received via email will not be considered.
For more information on this exciting role please call Tania Kuiti on 027 225 4166 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
He aha te kai ō te rangatira? He Kōrero, he kōrero, he kōrero
What is the food of the leader? It is knowledge. It is communication
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections)|
|Position type:||Fixed Term/Secondment|
|Attachment:||Transformation Manager - Job Description.pdf (PDF, 359KB)
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