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Principal Advisor, Capability & Organisational Development
Posted on Fri, 29 Jul 2022
Thu, 11 Aug 2022
An exciting opportunity for a Principal Advisor Capability and Organisational Development to join the People and Culture team at the Electoral Commission.
Reporting to the Manager People and Culture, the main objective of the Principal Advisor Capability and Organisational Development is to implement and maintain people management programmes which support the Commission's strategic aims and objectives.
In addition, contribute to the Commission's people, culture priorities, and provide sound advice and support to managers and their teams.
Lead the Organisational Health and Capability Development of the Commission and be the primary liaison with senior managers.
Key Responsibilities :
Capability Strategy - Develop and implement initiatives and improvements to current practices
Talent Management - Implement performance management and talent management initiatives and succession planning
People Strategy - Develop, analyse, monitor, promote and enable employee learning and development programmes
Initiate implement and administer employee surveys
Review and maintain applicable Human Resources policies
Design, develop and lead the implementation of a Leadership Framework
Engagement and Pay gap activities
Manage Organisational Culture & Program Assist Managers with building the culture in line with the Electoral Commission's values
Provide senior managers and the Board with high quality information and expert advice
Provide advice on compliance of the Commission's health and safety policies, procedures, and plans
To be successful in this role you must have :
A relevant tertiary qualification and experience in a Senior Organisational Development and / or Learning and Development Advisory capacity
Well developed analytical skills
Ability to analyse complex issues and deliver new fresh insights
Experience in leading strategy formulation and outcome development, planning and reporting
Experience translating policy
Ability to write complex papers
Excellent written and oral communication
Mentoring and developing junior employees
Experience working on projects with multiple components
About the Electoral Commission Te Kaitiaki Take Kōwhiri
The Electoral Commission is an independent Crown Entity who works with and through communities to inform, engage and educate New Zealanders about the value of participation, make it easy for them to enrol and vote, promote understanding of New Zealand's democratic processes, and deliver parliamentary elections and referenda.
In association with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade under the New Zealand Aid Programme, the International Team provides technical assistance to electoral agencies in the Pacific and beyond to support those agencies to enhance their electoral administration capability.
Why join the Electoral Commission?
The Commission is building an inclusive strength focussed culture where diversity is encouraged and valued. You will join a team who are here for the right reasons, and we are passionate about what we do.
We offer a competitive salary and flexible working arrangements.
You must be legally allowed to work in New Zealand.
All new employees are expected to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide a copy of their My Vaccine Pass (MVP) when accepting an offer of employment with the Commission.
If no MVP is provided it will be assumed you are not vaccinated and this may impact the work you are able to perform for the Electoral Commission.