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Senior Advisor - Leadership Development

Fire and Emergency New Zealand
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Human resources, recruitment & training
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Advisor - Leadership Development to join our busy and innovative team.

Are you passionate about the training and development of leaders?

Are you interested in exploring how leadership shapes culture?

Are you interested in contributing to and helping shape the future of leadership at FENZ?

Reporting to the Principal Advisor Leadership Development, you'll be responsible for building of organisational capability, desired culture and performance to contribute to the achievement of Fire and Emergency New Zealand's strategic goals. The role also collaborates in the design, development and implementation of organisational development programmes and initiatives in the area of leadership development.

Our ideal applicant will:

  • have relevant experience in developing leaders and working with organisational culture
  • have knowledge of learning and leadership development theory
  • be comfortable presenting and facilitating development sessions with operational and non-operational leaders at all levels across the organisation
  • be able to use effective project management methodologies to ensure projects undertaken are delivered successfully
  • experience in effectively managing a wide range of relationships and deliverables
  • range of knowledge in organisational development and culture good practice standards and methodologies
  • well-developed communication skills including the ability to persuade and influence to obtain optimal outcomes
  • flexible, adaptable and comfortable with ambiguity while being delivery focused
  • a strong, practical and humanistic approach to solving problems and delivering solutions
  • strong interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to work well and collaborate with others, building trusted relationships and influencing
  • have an eye for detail and be able to connect information to the big picture when needed
  • be motivated to work proactively and use initiative
  • build strong relationships with people at all levels across FENZ
  • be able to demonstrate strong communication skills
  • be resourceful and self-sufficient.

This is a full-time role based in Wellington.

We offer a great range of benefits as part of this permanent role:

  • If you contribute to Kiwisaver we will match your contributions up to 6%, which is 3% more than the amount employers are required to pay
  • Wellness policy - extremely generous sick leave provisions through our Wellness policy
  • An additional week of annual leave after five years; and additional one off long service leave of two weeks at ten and 20 years

How to apply

If this sounds like you, please visit our website to find out more information about this role and how to apply.

Applications close 12pm Tuesday, 23 July 2019. 

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