Director - Operations
Wellington - Wairarapa, Wellington, NZ
2d ago

Director Operations Firearms Business Unit

  • Based at Police National Headquarters, Wellington
  • Permanent
  • Remuneration starting from $168,300.00 About the RoleThe Firearms Business Unit has been established to lead, operate and develop investment in wider improvements to the firearms system, which will result in a more efficient and effective risk-based licensing system, introduce comprehensive performance indicators, and improve public confidence in the firearms licensing system.
  • The Director -Operations will lead the arms regulatory operational group who are responsible for delivery of operational outcomes and services.

    The Director - Operations is responsible for setting and leading the operational strategy and approach for delivering efficient and effective arms regulatory services that maintain quality and performance.

    As the Director Operations, you will be highly visible to internal stakeholders and have some engagement with key external operational stakeholders.

    The relationship you will forge and strengthen will support and assist in the delivery of the Arms regulatory outcomes. You will be a key leader focused transforming our operations.

    What you'll bringBeing part of the Police whānau is about being our best to ensure our communities are safe and feel safe.

    Our Core Competencies provide a shared understanding of the behaviours, leadership and technical competence required for success at each level of Police.

    Whilst we are looking for skills, knowledge and experience relevant to the role, we also place high importance on your state of mind, the alignment of your values with ours, your ability to contribute to and build high performing teams, and the way that you lead yourself or others Skills, Knowledge & Experience : SkillsAbility to lead an organisation through empowerment and coaching of direct reportsStrong communication skills and proven ability to build and maintain strong relationshipsAdvanced business communication and excellent writing skills to compliment your collaborative leadership styleAbility to manage priorities and deliver to deadlinesHighly motivated, organised, takes initiative and is outcomes drivenAstute business acumen, with strong positioning and negotiating ability, and influencing skillsAn ability to think strategically yet focus on the details to ensure sound decision making and problem solving KnowledgeSome knowledge of the Arms Act, Arms Legislation Act, Arms Regulations, and Police Instructions (Arms), is necessary.

    Hands-on experience of firearms, is required.An understanding of the firearms industry is required.An understanding of public policy, legislation and parliamentary processes, is desirable.

    In-depth knowledge of benefits realisation frameworks and delivering investment objectives ExperienceAt least ten years' experience leading and managing complex operational environments.

    At least five years' experience in roles associated with firearms use, control or management.At least three years' experience in changing or evolving specialist services in law enforcement as a change leader.

    At least one role leading a transformation change initiative with a complex enforcement environment, is desired.Have led the successful implementation of operations at a national level.

    Managing national budgets This role is set at Police Executive level, this means your key purpose is to set strategy, Our Business, and enable the organisation to deliver it.

    We will ask you questions based on How we will deliver Our Business Core Competencies and the appropriate role level, i.

    e. Individual Contributor. For more information on Our Core Competencies, please copy and paste this URL : https : / / www. / sites / default / files / publications / core-competencies-how-we-will-deliver-our-business.pdfThese questions will be unique and specific to the role, focusing on the aspects the hiring manager believes are most important for that position at the time.

    For more information on Our Values, please copy and paste this URL : https : / / / sites / default / files / publications / nzp-our-values.

    pdf To view the position description for this role please copy and paste this link into a new browser : https : / / www.police. / sites / default / files / pd / 10-2021 / director - operations.pdf About usOur mission is to prevent crime and harm through exceptional policing.

    Our vision is to be the safest country. Our purpose is to ensure everybody can be safe and feel safe. Working FlexiblyYour wellbeing inside and outside of work is important to us.

    We're open to discussing flexible working options that work for both you and the business.For more information on the above, please copy and paste this URL : https : / / www. / careers How to apply Please note : Applications submitted directly through the Government Jobs Website are no longer considered.

    Please visit our Police Careers page : https : / / / career?company nzpolice to apply for this position.

    If this position sounds like you, click apply now. You will be required to submit an application form and a CV. Before confirmation of hire, pre-employment checks will be undertaken.

    For further information on the application process, please copy and paste this URL : https : / / / careers Applications close at 5pm on Tuesday 19 October - If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact Vanessa.Merrett

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