Regional Director Otago & Southland
Kāinga Ora
4d ago
  • Senior leadership role
  • Regional focus with an opportunity to make a real difference in the community
  • Join an inclusive organisation that values you and the communities we serve
  • Mō mātou - Our Organisation

    Kāinga Ora has the important responsibility of transforming New Zealand's housing choices, outcomes and the housing sector by creating homes and communities that allow New Zealanders to thrive.

    What is exciting about working for Kāinga Ora is getting the chance to make a real and positive impact on New Zealanders' lives.

    With skills, planning and purposeful action, our people are creating the homes and neighbourhoods that will build Aotearoa's future.

    We are passionate about transforming New Zealand for the better. That includes being a trusted partner for Māori and iwi, protecting and enabling their rights, interests and aspirations under the guidance of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

    Ko tā mātou mahi - Our Role

    As a senior leader in the organisation, you will lead our regional team in Otago & Southland. You will grow Kāinga Ora's customer and community relationships, overseeing Kāinga Ora's service delivery to those customers and communities, and co-ordinate Kāinga Ora's investment activities based on community and government priorities.

    The Regional Director - Otago & Southland is expected to lead and build a high performing and collaborative team made up of direct reports and matrix resources from other business groups who have a shared regional focus.

    You will maintain external relationships, partner with local iwi and councils and understand the local housing and development market.

    You will lead the team in identifying housing needs, constraints and opportunities and work across the housing, urban development and social services sectors.

    You will also contribute to the wider leadership of Kāinga Ora, taking a collective view and working collaboratively and inclusively across all parts of our diverse organisation.

    Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu - What you will bring

  • Senior leadership experience and has interest in social services, housing and urban development.
  • Experience navigating and operating in a regulated environment, experience working constructively across functions and track record of building and maintaining the trust of all stakeholders.
  • Understanding of partnership obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and experience in working with Iwi and Māori organisations.
  • Strong existing relationship with local communities and experience working in partnership with iwi, communities, councils and other key stakeholders.
  • An executive with significant relationship and stakeholder management skills, able to create strong and effective working relationships across both internal and external key stakeholders.
  • Nōu te rourou - What's in it for you?

    We offer competitive salaries, five weeks' annual leave and a benefits package including a range of insurances, flexible working arrangements and career development.

    These benefits are described in more detail here .

    As a Kāinga Ora - Homes and Communities employee, we want to make sure that you have all the tools and support you need.

    We want to ensure you are healthy and have work-life balance. We also want to support and grow your personal and career development through on-the-job learning, training courses, secondments and study opportunities.

    Ō Tātou Uara - Our Values

    Our values were developed by us, for us. They unite us as an organisation and guide how we work every day. Our values are :

  • Manaakitanga - People at the Heart
  • Mahi Tahi - Better Together
  • Whanake - Be Bold
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