Kaiwhakahaere Hōtaka | Programme Manager at Statistics NZ, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Kaiwhakahaere Hōtaka| Programme Manager (Permanent)
Opportunity for you to play a key part in improving information/data services and process that support our staff ensure New Zealanders have quality data and statistics.
- Opportunity to manage and deliver projects that aim to improve outcomes for all New Zealanders
- Flexible work environment including family-friendly hours
- Permanent position based in Christchurch or Wellington
- Be supported by an Enterprise Portfolio Office that adapts and responds to the organisation needs
Mōu | For you
Taturanga Aotearoa Stats NZ are dedicated to diversity, equity, inclusion, health and wellbeing. We welcome every gender, ethnicity, ability, religion, age and background and encourage people to be their authentic selves.
Starting salary: $140,000 - negotiable + superannuation
- Flexible by default, balance life and work commitments
- Develop and grow your career (coaching, training, study support, secondments)
- Contribute to meaningful work that makes a difference to all people in Aotearoa
- 3 extra annual leave days (taken during Christmas office closure), see careers site for other benefits and networks
- City based offices that cater to a variety of working styles and needs
- State or the art, brand new 6-star green building in Wellington
Te tūnga | The role
We currently have an opening for a Programme Manager to join our Enterprise Portfolio Office in Christchurch. We are looking for a motivated and experienced person who can lead priority projects incorporating both business change and IT delivery.
You will work in the Enterprise Portfolio Office, with a great cohort of Project Managers, Business Analysts and Change Managers who are passionate about what they do and happy to support you.
As the Programme Manager, Enterprise Portfolio Office, you will be responsible for successful delivery of programmes and their outputs. This involves day to day management of a programme from completing the set up, to delivery of outputs that will enable the realisation of benefits and programme closure. You will ensure an integrated, well-aligned programme management approach that leverages off Stats NZ's internal expertise. You will lead the Programme Leadership team, work closely with the Business Manager, and report to the programme's Senior Responsible Owner (SRO).
Your initial assignment will be to manage and lead the legacy system remediation programme. The project business and digital business services teams are based in Christchurch, Wellington, and Auckland. Ensuring governance, delivery partners and stakeholders are actively managed will be key. This is a high priority programme delivering outputs which benefits a wider range of stakeholders.
Nōu te rourou | What you bring
We encourage and consider transferable skills and experience gained from outside of work e.g., cultural, community work, sports, volunteering, or a comparable role in a different sector or industry.
We want to see the following in your cover letter and CV any information relating to:
- Why Tatauranga Aotearoa - Stats NZ is the place for you, why us, and why Government?
- Any information about your knowledge and experience, or desire to learn and build knowledge and experience of Te Tiriti, Tikanga, Te Reo and Te Ao Māori, and engagement with Māori.
- How you've demonstrated or encouraged diversity and inclusion in and/or outside of work.
- Examples of strong relationships you've built and how and why relationships are important.
- Examples where you've demonstrated leadership, e.g. lifted others up, led by example, demonstrated problem solving, owned a project or piece of work, spoken up for yourself or others.
- Examples where you've shown curiosity and tried new things, taken on other perspectives, challenged the norm, reflected on your own and other's behaviours, attitudes or motivations to learn.
- Where you've demonstrated customer centricity, everyone is a customer mentality, collaborated with others and invited feedback, spent time with diverse people and communities to broaden your views.
- Any examples where you've worked with Māori, iwi, hapū and Tiriti partners
- Demonstration of mātauranga Māori, fluency in te reo, understanding of tikanga and applying Te Tiriti o Waitangi in a work setting.
- Understanding of the machinery of government and related processes and procedures
- Any experience leading data / analytical / statistical production teams, projects or programmes.
- Any experience in a similar role that included a large component of engagement with internal and external stakeholders / customers.
Ko mātou |About Us
Tatauranga Aotearoa - Stats NZ is a Central Government employer of around 1400 people across Aotearoa. We provide data and statistical outputs to support the decisions that the Government, Māori and Iwi organisations, businesses, NGOs and New Zealanders make every day. Our work is About Aotearoa, for Aotearoa - data that improves lives today and for generations to come.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
We encourage you to be you in your application! We are truly committed to diversity, inclusion and lifting our cultural capability. You don't need to be knowledgeable in these areas, but you do need to be on board with learning. And please let us know in your application if we need to make any specific accommodations during our process.
Please reach out to Nick Haslett (firstname.lastname@example.org) to arrange a kōrero (chat) before you apply if that is what you need from this process. Or reach out to us with any questions at email@example.com.
Note: We will be screening applications as we receive them to move swiftly to interview shortly after the advert closes (depending on application numbers this date may change). You may be asked to complete a pre-interview screen via phone or video.
Check out our careers site to find out more about working at Tatauranga Aotearoa Stats NZ.
Note to Recruitment Agencies: unsolicited CVs will not be accepted, do not contact the Hiring Manager directly, instead reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org
You must have the right to live and work in Aotearoa New Zealand, and have a valid vaccine pass to apply for this job. Pre-employment checks are part of our recruitment process.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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