Deputy Regional Commissioner
Department of Corrections
Wellington, New Zealand
20d ago
  • Newly Created Leadership Opportunity
  • Wellington
  • Corrections are a highly motivated organisation focused on breaking the cycle of re-offending and creating lasting change our passion for making a difference is incredible.

    The work is highly stimulating, exposing you to a wide range of issues requiring critical thinking. Whilst we are a large and complex organisation, we are a united workforce driving for change.

    The Deputy Regional Commissioner is a key leadership role that will undertake governance oversight on behalf of the Regional Commissioner across a number of critical business operations.

    The role will further oversee Corrections’ engagement and participation in joint Justice Sector governance initiatives within the region and other functions as directed by the Regional Commissioner.

    We welcome applications from candidates who can demonstrate proven experience in a senior management role within a complex operational environment, coupled with the ability to think conceptually and make the big picture connections while remaining attuned to everyday operational issues.

    This presents an opportunity to shape the role and have visibility across all levels of the organisation, therefore you will present with a high level of business acumen, agility to evolve and enhance practice to ensure capability is raised and in doing so contribute to driving the region forward.

    As well as a focus on practice, other opportunities encompass capacity to drive the regional Maori strategy, gang and youth strategy and district planning.

    The successful appointee will demonstrate the ability to think laterally in order to address complex business issues, and capability to establish strong relationships both internally and externally with critical stakeholders.

    To this end you will present with exemplary interpersonal skills that encourage commitment from others, and demonstrate personal drive, integrity, and commitment to the department as one organisation.

    Corrections embraces diversity and is committed to an inclusive workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and celebrate the collective talent of all employees.

    All applications must be submitted online via our recruitment system. This can be done by clicking on the Begin’ button below to start your application.

    Please note : Applications that are emailed directly will NOT be considered.

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