Workforce Coordinator at NZ Police, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
New Zealand Police is working with the community to make New Zealanders be safe and feel safe. With over 13,000 staff, we provide policing services 24 hours a day, every day. We operate by land, sea and air, manage over 860,000 emergency calls a year and are always actively preventing crime and crashes.
We’re working towards specific goals and targets that highlight our intent to work collaboratively with iwi and communities, other government sectors and business partners to deliver ‘Our Business’ and achieve long-term change.
Workforce Coordinator - it starts with you!
- Wellington (PNHQ) based role – but open to applicants who wish to work remotely
- Salary starting from $57,083
- Permanent (Flexible Working Opportunities available)
- Multiple positions available
- Subject to rotation
About the role
NZ Police are looking for some motivated, reliable and professional individuals looks to join our team of 15,000 and the National Workforce Management (WFM) Team in the role of Workforce Coordinator.
Workforce Management (WFM) is a critical enabler in the delivery of services, or in an organisation like New Zealand Police, deployment of our most important resource – our people. A high-performing WFM function will keep our people safe, reduce risk, ensure we meet demand, manage our financial liability around leave management, and be great to work with.
There are multiple Workforce Coordinator positions available in the newly established Service Centre WFM Team. The Service Centre WFM team provide operational services such as rostering and leave management/planning for workgroups such as Investigations, Intel, Prosecutions amongst others. There are opportunities to rotate to roles within the National District Support WFM (NWFM) Team. The District Support WFM Team provides technical, and systems support to operational WFM teams across the Aotearoa.
The role of the WFM Coordinator is an important role within WFM teams. The WFM Coordinators are responsible for information gathering, responding to queries, updating rosters, planning for abstractions, entering data, making system changes and communicating with different members of police. The role works in a team with senior colleagues such as WFM Analysts and WFM Team Leaders providing future development and promotional opportunities. Full training will be provided and no WFM experience is necessary – a good mindset, a desire to learn and motivation are key!
No day is the same in police, and WFM supports our operational teams to deliver the services New Zealanders expect and deserve. This role could provide a motivated person with great exposure to NZ Police and act as a springboard into other opportunities other People Operations teams (HR Advisory, HR Service Hub, Payroll, Recruitment) or further beyond…
What you’ll bring
Being part of the Police whānau is about being our best to ensure our communities are safe and feel safe. Our Core Competencies provide a shared understanding of the behaviours, leadership and technical competence required for success at each level of Police. Whilst we are looking for skills, knowledge and experience relevant to the role, we also place high importance on your state of mind, the alignment of your values with ours, your ability to contribute to and build high performing teams, and the way that you lead yourself or others.
- Use of Microsoft Office (Excel and Word) to develop reports and documents
- Excellent time management, communication and team working
- Adapt your personal approach and communication style to the individual and situations.
- Be motivated, energetic and self-driven
- Capable of working under pressure and to deadlines
You will be working as part of the People Operations team, where we have developed our Ngā Mātāpono (our own guiding principles) that we are all committed to:
With a foundation of trust, we are honest and sincere in everything that we do
We promote a healthy, nurturing environment for our people to thrive
We’re better together
We value one another, showing care and respect
We take time to connect to self and to other
Our sense of belonging is strengthened through our shared experiences and relationships
These roles are based at Police National Headquarters; however we welcome applications from people outside of Wellington who are interested in joining our team but wish to remain in their home location. If you reside outside of Wellington (and don’t plan on moving here) you will be required to have sufficient HRMIS experience where you have the capability to work independently. Please note that if you make it successfully through the process, any offer of employment will not be made until we have negotiated to agreeable terms around working flexibly that are conducive to everyone.
This could include the following options (but not limited to):
- Engaging with the nearest Police District to identify availability for you to work at a Police site in the district. This may result in a requirement to hot desk or work shifts (including weekends) to facilitate this.
- Identifying whether working from home is an option for you, and if so setting up a workstation for you at home.
- A combination of working from home and a Police site.
There will likely be a requirement to travel to Wellington occasionally (once or twice per year) where costs will be covered by Police for these particular events.
If you are an internal applicant, you must apply internally through the police system. You must provide an alternative contact email address.
This role is set at Individual Contributor level, this means your key purpose is “to deliver or enable others to deliver Our Business”.
We will ask you questions based on “How we will deliver Our Business – Core Competencies” and the appropriate role level, i.e. Individual Contributor. For more information on Our Core Competencies, please copy and paste this URL: https://www.police.govt.nz/sites/default/files/publications/core-competencies-how-we-will-deliver-our-business.pdf
These questions will be unique and specific to the role, focusing on the aspects the hiring manager believes are most important for that position at the time. For more information on Our Values, please copy and paste this URL: https://www.police.govt.nz/sites/default/files/publications/nzp-our-values.pdf
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Our mission is to prevent crime and harm through exceptional policing. Our vision is to be the safest country. Our purpose is to ensure everybody can be safe and feel safe.
Your wellbeing inside and outside of work is important to us. We’re open to discussing flexible working options that work for both you and the business.
For more information on the above, please copy and paste this URL: https://www.police.govt.nz/careers
How to apply
Please note: Applications submitted directly through the Government Jobs Website are no longer considered. Please visit our Police Careers page: https://career10.successfactors.com/career?company=nzpolice to apply for this position.
If this position sounds like you, click apply now. You will be required to submit an application form and a CV. Before confirmation of hire, pre-employment checks will be undertaken.
All staff are expected to be fully vaccinated, including up to date with boosters, in alignment with Ministry of Health public health guidance.
For further information on the application process, please copy and paste this URL: https://www.police.govt.nz/careers
If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact Team Leader - Jessica.firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close: 5PM Tuesday 16th August.
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