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Senior OD Advisor - 10 month fixed term

New Zealand Customs Service
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Human resources, recruitment & training
Wellington - Wellington
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Job Description

At Te Mana Ārai o Aotearoa|At New Zealand Customs Service, it's our people that make the difference.

Te Mana Ārai o Aotearoa|New Zealand Customs Service is a welcome home and a welcome here.

We are here to protect and promote New Zealand across borders. We aspire to eliminate border and revenue risk. We aim to achieve this through:

  • Protection - preventing risk reaching our boarders
  • Trade - New Zealand's trade flows efficiently across borders
  • Travel - A streamlined experience for travellers across borders
  • Revenue - Collect all due revenue

Our values

We do what's right | Te Ara Tika

We are guardians | Kaitiakitanga

We value people | He Tāngata

We look forward | Pae Tawhiti

The New Zealand Customs Service, Te Mana Arai o Aoteoroa, is one of the lead agencies protecting the border of New Zealand. We aim to create a great place to work, where our people have a sense of belonging and the capability and desire to meet our future challenges.

Are you a forward thinking strategic person with a passion and capability for creating and influencing organisational capability and culture? This role will be an integral part of developing our future and have the ability to work on a range of capability initiatives with a particular emphasis on leadership development. We're looking for a Senior Organisation Development Advisor to join our small dedicated team until the end of February 2020.

You will be a seasoned Organisation Development professional with proven experience and success in the design and delivery of a range of OD or capability initiatives such as leadership development, talent management, employee engagement, and diversity and inclusion.

We're looking for a practitioner who has skills in the following areas:

  • Ability to facilitate leadership development programmes and workshops in an engaging and professional manner
  • Building trusted relationships with managers and colleagues
  • Successfully managing and delivering projects
  • Thinking strategically whilst delivering for today
  • Driving results whilst working on multiple programmes of work
  • Conceptualising and articulating ideas in writing and verbally, to deliver clear and concise messages.

Applicants must have New Zealand Citizenship or have NZ Permanent Residency and be able to obtain and maintain an organisational security clearance. The successful applicant will be required to pass a drug test. For further information about this role, please contact Suzanne Leahy (Recruitment Advisor) on

New Zealand Customs Service | Te Mana Ārai o Aotearoa is a member of Diversity Works New Zealand and is committed to developing a diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace.  We provide equal employment opportunities, consider flexible working arrangements and welcome applications from everyone who can meet the requirements of the role.

Please visit our website apply on line submitting a CV and Cover Letter that demonstrates your ability to meet the competencies required for the role as outlined in the position description.

Applications close at 5pm, Friday 26 April 2019.



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