Continuous Improvement Manager
Kāinga Ora
Auckland
2d ago
  • Bring your Lean Six Sigma experience to this exciting role
  • Do you have extensive continuous improvement experience at a LSS black belt level and above?
  • Rate of pay $141,450, plus five weeks' annual leave
  • Mō mātou - Our Organisation

    At Kāinga Ora, ours is the important responsibility of transforming New Zealand's housing choices, outcomes and the entire 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

    We are currently recruiting for a Continuous Improvement Manager to join our Auckland based team. In this exciting and diverse role you will be responsible for many elements of Organisational improvement such as support and advice to large programmes of work, coaching individuals throughout the organisation and working alongside our people leaders to help them and their team in their continuous improvement journey.

    You will be accountable for ensuring the successful delivery of the Continuous Improvement programme, ensuring the work is scoped appropriately, delivered in a timely manner and accurately reported.

    You will need to have the experience (at a LSS black belt level) to coach to all levels using the LEAN Six Sigma methodology, and project management principals, providing our people with high quality, innovative and result focused advice and support.

    Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu - What you will bring

  • Proven experience of at least 10 years with the practical application of continuous improvement methodologies (TQM, Six Sigma, Lean, Kaizen)
  • Good knowledge of delivery methodologies (Human Centred Design, Agile, Continuous Delivery)
  • Experience in project management and benefits realisation delivery
  • Have a solid strategic focus on process - optimisation, design, re-engineering and transformation
  • 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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