Service Team Manager - Central
Blind Low Vision NZ
5d ago

Blind Low Vision NZ is the leading national provider of vision rehabilitation services for people who are blind, deafblind or have low vision.

Now more than ever, the opportunities are here to make a real difference for people with sight loss, and you’ll help us achieve our vision of empowering New Zealanders who are blind, deafblind or low vision, to live the life they choose.

As well as supporting individuals, we seek to make big-picture change by advocating for inclusive communities and for optimal eye care services for all New Zealanders.

We have a rich history stretching back to 1890 and as we continue to connect people with sight loss to expert staff and their peers, we also continue to be one of New Zealand's most trusted and iconic not for profit organisations.

Purpose of the role :

Working closely with the Regional Manager, this position is responsible for operational management across the service area.

The role motivates and leads their client services team by driving a Person Directed Service model and achieving agreed outcomes for client success and organisational excellence as evidenced through service delivery performance targets and KPI’s.

The Service Team Manager will support the delivery of our key priorities, role model the values of Blind Low Vision NZ and promote efficient, effective and cost-appropriate service delivery to clients alongside the Regional Manager.

You would be based in Wellington, Wanganui, Palmerston North, New Plymouth, Kapiti, Napier or Gisborne.

Duties include :

  • Operational Service Team Support
  • Team Leadership
  • Culture Change and Engagement
  • Developing & Maintaining Relationships
  • Health and Safety
  • What we are looking for :

  • An interest in developing as a leader of people.
  • A background in rehabilitation preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work independently, establish priorities and demonstrate excellent judgment skills.
  • An interest in staff engagement and cultural change.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Demonstrated experience with all Microsoft suite applications in particular Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • An understanding of the Salesforce CRM application would be beneficial.
  • All employees are required to be vaccinated in line with our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. New employees will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination status prior to commencing employment and confirm they will abide by BLVNZ’s Vaccination Policy.

    This is a great opportunity to join an organisation that is truly passionate about helping their clients, while also offering rewarding career opportunities, great staff benefits, and a flexible work environment where possible! As we strive to be a for purpose organisation, our staff take an active interest and participate in fundraising and volunteer opportunities.

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