Improvement Managerat Department of Conservation
Department of Conservation
5d ago
source : New Zealand Government

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  • Key leadership role supporting the development of our
  • Contribute to continuous improvement to support greater conservation
  • Permanent opportunity with flexibility to be based in Alexandra, Queenstown, Dunedin, Invercargill, or Te Anau flexible working
  • Toitū te marae a Tāne, toitū te marae a Tangaroa, toitū te

    If the land is well and the sea is well, the people will

    At Te Papa Atawhai, Department of Conservation (DOC) we express our spirit of service and serve Aotearoa through our purpose, Papatūānuku Thrives.

    Our organisational strategy, Te Kaupapa a Te Papa Atawhai, puts nature and people at the heart of everything we do. It is anchored by te reo Māori and te ao Māori, recognising that Te Tiriti o Waitangi and our whānau, hapū and iwi are central to all our

    As the Improvement Manager, you will turn your talents to continuous improvement to lift the efficiency and effectiveness of our operations teams delivering conservation initiatives across the Southern South Island Region.

    The role calls for an innovative, creative, and solutions-focussed operator who can effectively influence and drive best practice business improvement within our unique operating

    This role has a strong internal focus on us, on people development. As part of this role, you will facilitate and host Regional Induction Huis, training programme development and facilitation, design and maintenance of regional systems, as well as some discrete project

    You will bring to this role strong leadership and people engagement skills that will enable you to work with a range of teams and support the Director, Operations in identifying opportunities to improve the delivery of conservation outcomes across the districts.

    You will be a valuable member of the Southern South Island Regional leadership team. Some periodic travel around our region will be

    Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako

    To be successful in this role, you will bring demonstrable experience and expertise in managing best practice business improvement, innovation, and quality assurance processes.

    Strong people engagement, facilitation, consulting, and coaching skills are essential. We need someone who is positive and proactive by nature with the ability to ask the right questions and liaise with the right people to deliver

    You will have highly developed critical thinking skills with the ability to drive systems and data analysis, identify critical risks and issues, and develop fit-for-purpose solutions and recommendations that enable both strategic and tactical business improvement.

    Understanding the current climate and biodiversity crisis, or a willingness to grow your knowledge in this space and be part of advancing conservation outcomes for the benefit of Aotearoa will round off your

    Mō mātou

    Te Papa Atawhai is committed to fostering a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve, and to creating an inclusive workplace culture.

    Our Te Kaupapa behaviours of whakatīnanatia (we deliver), atawhaitia a Papatūānuku (we love nature), whakawhānaungatanga (we build relationships) and whakaauaha (we innovate) guide what we need to do for Papatūānuku to

    Ko ngā

    We take pride in enabling our kaimahi to bring their unique perspectives to mahi, in pursuit of our collective aspirations.

    Our commitment to well-being and professional development

    Flexible working options where Te Pukenga Atawhai Cultural Capability Development Active employee networks, Te Kāwai Aho Tapu - Māori Kaimahi Network, Rainbow


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