Manager - National Security and Emergency Management at New Zealand Customs Service, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
We're looking for someone who can represent The New Zealand Customs Service | Te Mana Ārai o Aotearoa across a range of interagency fora supporting engagement between the wider New Zealand national security system and Customs' operational areas and business groups. New Zealand Customs Service | Te Mana Ārai o Aotearoa protects New Zealand's border using world-class tools, world-class people and innovative approaches.
The Intelligence, Investigations and Enforcement (II&E) Group's mission is to protect the integrity of New Zealand's border system. With changing passenger and cargo volumes, as well as stakeholder expectations, the group is flexible and agile so that it can adapt to new technology and ways of working. Within II&E the Manager, National Security and Emergency Management (NS&EM) is a member of the II&E Leadership Team and supports the Group Manager to lead II&E within Customs.
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
You will lead a team that:
- supports Customs participation in the National Security System
- ensures Customs has a highly effective readiness and response capability to major incidents and emergencies
- coordinates the Customs response to major incidents and emergencies of national security significance ensuring Customs' actions are fully coordinated, both across the organisation and with the AoG response
- coordinates Customs participation in All-of-Government efforts to enhance New Zealand's national security (including major event planning, readiness/preparedness exercises, providing advice on Security and Intelligence Board and Hazard Risk Board related matters)
- provides general support to the Group Manager II&E by managing assigned projects.
You will also responsible for leading implementation of the II&E Strategy in terms of building resilience and readiness for the future and contributing to the National Security System more broadly. It requires effectively working across the sector, forming and managing key partnerships and building a strong and capable specialist workforce within team.
The salary range for this role is $130,110 (85%) - $176,032 (115%). 100% or competent for the range is $153,071.
Ko wai koe | About you
You have extensive relevant operational leadership experience within a government or relevant large complex organisation, including objectives-based planning, organising, risk management and reporting. In addition you will have successful experience in business continuity and emergency management within a large organisation or a New Zealand government agency. You will feel comfortable providing advice on national security matters to senior leadership and demonstrate a high level of understanding of the complexities of the national security system.
You will have a forte in translating organisational priorities into goals, strategies and plans in the area of responsibility to ensure achievement of results whilst also a commitment to service excellence through continuous improvement and innovative approaches to issues
You have well-honed problem solving and decision-making capabilities with the ability to implement innovative solutions and manage or mitigate risks taking immediate and longer term consequences into account. Having excellent interpersonal skills, using both verbal and non-verbal communication techniques, to ensure clarity of message and achieve the desired result are essential.
You will need to provide demonstrated evidence of developing and maintaining excellent working relationships, networks and partnerships with key stakeholders both internally and externally, as this role has a strong focus on stakeholder management.
Requirements to apply
You will need to obtain a national security clearance. In order to obtain this you need to be a New Zealand Citizen or New Zealand Permanent Resident who has resided continuously in New Zealand for the last 10 years and resides in NZ at time of application; OR a New Zealand Citizen or New Zealand Permanent Resident who has resided in New Zealand for the last 10 years and resides in NZ at time of application, but may have been absent from New Zealand for periods of six or more months within the past 10 years. You may be required to provide overseas police certificates for these periods spent outside of New Zealand.
You must have a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service towards a recommendation of suitability for security clearance at a higher level.
Due to the nature of Customs work you must have a clear Police record. Successful applicants are also required to pass a medical assessment and drug test and must hold a full NZ Driver's licence.
Mahi ki te Mana Ārai o Aotearoa I Working at Customs
Our people get on-the-job training, formal courses and leadership programmes, and the chance to move across diverse roles. We foster an inclusive and supportive team environment with vibrant social and cultural groups. We also support flexible working - talk to us about how we can help you achieve your flexible working goals, within our operational requirements. Our people get discounted health insurance, free on-site gyms (in some locations) and three days of service holidays in addition to four weeks of annual leave.
Me pehea te whakauru I How to apply…
Please apply online. You will be asked to outline your relevant skills and experience and a few competency based questions along with why you are interested in the role. The online application process takes a bit of time and requires you to provide examples of previous work - specific questions are asked in the online process. It's best to set aside some time when you won't be interrupted.
If shortlisted, you will be asked to complete online psychometric testing which includes a personality and leadership growth profile that will be used to aid your career development.
If you have any queries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org .
Applications close on 5pm on Friday 3rd December 2021.
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 and welcome applications from everyone who can meet the requirements of the role. We also support flexible working arrangements.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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