People lead - Data
Contact Energy
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
1d ago

Job Description

Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

At Contact our people-centred technology delivery is unique for many reasons. This newly created position is the driver of the person(s)! But just to be clear, we’re seeking someone to lead others, develop their capabilities, performance, training, onboarding, career planning and development needs are in your hands.

You will also be leading the charge on improving the processes and approaches used across the employee lifecycle for data professional, including growth & capability frameworks, the team onboarding experience and team culture.

There are about 4 squads that are primarily made up of our data engineers and data analysts, in total 20 25 people.


Tā mātou e kimi nei? - What are we looking for?

We’re not set on a specific type of background you’ll come from however you’ll need a couple of must haves :

  • Have the person at the centre of your world (people over process)
  • Coaching & mentoring skills coupled with an high EQ
  • Don’t need the deep technical / data knowledge but need to understand the lingo
  • Some additional information to help your application is;
  • Navigate courageous conversations, while supporting your team members
  • Build and sustain a culture of open communication and feedback
  • Our goal is to ensure that members of the team are well supported, with the right skills and have an environment and opportunities to continuously grow.
  • Maintain great working relationships with the people in your care, and those they work with, to ensure issues are responsibly addressed and successes are regularly recognised
  • Drive initiatives to create sustainable development pathways for data engineers and analysts, leveraging all available support from Contact people experience teams.
  • If you have the following it would be helpful;
  • A background in engineering and / or analytics is preferred to help in identifying areas of improvement that promote a sustainable technical work environment for the people you work with
  • Previous experience in operational leadership roles, especially leading software development and / or data teams
  • A solid understanding of the software development life cycle to help navigate the challenges and growth opportunities your team members face
  • Additional Information

    He mea nui ngā paki kōrero ki a mātou i Contact, nā reira, mēnā kei a koe tētehi e hāngai pea ana ki tā mātou e kimi nei i tēnei tūranga kei raro iho nei kei te hiahia mātou kia whakapā mai ai koe!

    We are big on stories here at Contact, so if you have one that you think might align with what we are looking for in the role below we would love to hear from you!

    Note : one of our values is curiosity; please demonstrate how you have been curious in previous roles.

    Contact Energy is committed to being an inclusive employer. We want people to be themselves, after all, they can't be anyone else!

    Please note, only candidates with the right to live and work in New Zealand will be considered for this role.

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