the talents of our people; and consistent excellence in operational delivery sets us apart.
We have entered into a long term Asset Management and Facilities Management Contract with the Department of Corrections and the Ministry of Justice.
We are currently seeking an Operations Manager to lead our Northern Corrections Region, which comprises seven prison sites.
About your role :
We operate two Regions and facilities manage 16 prison sites. We are looking for an Operations Manager for our Northern Region, which comprises seven prison sites from Northland to Hawkes Bay.
This role can be based in either Auckland or Hamilton.
Reporting to the National Operations Manager, our Operations Manager is a critical role within our business. You will lead a team of 50+ people and have seven direct reports.
You will drive performance excellence across your business and lead the team in a contemporary manner.
You will be an experienced facilities operator with a strong customer service focus. You will lead from the front and set the example for your teams to follow.
You will see yourself :
A bit about you :
You will be a strong people leader with well-developed relationship management ability, good commercial acumen and current facilities management experience. You will bring :
This is not a job for the faint hearted. Prison environments are demanding and workflows can be unpredictable. You will need to be well organised, be able to multi-task and to work at pace.
You will take ownership of the Region and be prepared to manage high priority or complex jobs on weekends and after hours.
A role with us can enables you to develop and enhance your skills and experience. This is a great opportunity for you to join our diverse and inclusive culture and be part of a great team thriving in a collaborative fast-paced environment.
We will reward you with great training and ongoing development, and the opportunity to advance your career within our organisation.
If this sounds like the opportunity for you, head to and enter reference number 571733 to apply.
Downer NZ is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture.
Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test and medical.