Practice Manager, Business Support Services
Wellington, NZ, NZ
3d ago
  • Exciting People Leadership opportunity to lead a supportive and positive team
  • Empowered and trusted to deliver great results
  • Utilise your strong administrate and continuous improvement talent
  • Location : WellingtonTe Whiwhinga mahi The opportunity Looking for your next exciting People Leadership role? This is a great opportunity to join a cohesive and supportive team, that contributes to leading a highly professional administrative team that supports the business.
  • As our Practice Manager, you will provide operational leadership to one of our Business Support Services teams in Wellington.

    You will have your own portfolio of business groups to provide administrative support for, you will working closely and collaboratively with the Manager Business Support Services and the other Practice Managers to ensure seamless support to all of our business groups.

    In this role you will build strong, effective relationships across the business, ensuring the right resources are allocated to support our people to deliver excellent service.

    You will be a flexible and adaptable manager who can work well in an agile and ever changing environment. Ko wai tēnei About you To be successful in this role, you will need :

  • Proven experience in a people leadership and management role, with experience in developing, leading and coaching a team in a large complex organisation
  • Strong ability to lead administrative support functions across multiple team environments
  • An innovative approach to problem solving
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • A collaborative working style and the ability to work well as part of a team
  • Demonstrated ability and confidence to build strong relationships, particularly with Senior ManagersYou will work alongside a supportive, highly engaged and driven team - a place where you will be valued for your contribution.
  • Ko wai mātou About us At Waka Kotahi, the NZ Transport Agency, it all starts with our people. The organisation's performance and success depends on the people who choose to make this a great place to work and make a difference for Aotearoa.

    The Transport Agency has a strong future focus, understanding that new technologies and changing customer expectations mean the transport system we know today will not be the one we deliver in ten years time.

    The Business Support Services team sits within the Corporate Support business group and provides professional business and administrative support to Managers and teams.

    Your team is key to making the Agency a great place to work. We offer flexible working arrangements, with variable start and finish times to suit.

    You will work have the opportunity to work alongside your colleagues in the office, on site and from home to ensure a positive and rewarding work / life balance.

    Along with our other benefits we also have new Waka Kotahi Life, Income Protection and Critical Illness Insurance scheme available for permanent employees.

    You will demonstrate knowledge of, or a willingness to gain an understanding of Te Ao Māori and promote tikanga and Te Reo Māori.

    You will also have knowledge of, or a willingness to gain an appreciation of te Tiriti o Waitangi (the Treaty of Waitangi) as it applies in the public sector.

    Rā Katinga Applications close Friday 29th October 2021.For a copy of the position description : / careersFor further information, email : careers nzta.

    govt.nzTo be considered for this position you must have a legal right to live and work in New Zealand.NZ Transport Agency is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

    At the Agency we recognise the importance of diversity and inclusion and are committed to providing a working environment that embraces these values.

    Please let us know if you need any support or have any access requirements that will help you through the recruitment process.#li-NZTA

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