Regional Manager 2023 Census Collections Operations - Greater Wellington
Wellington, NZ, NZ
5d ago

About Us Mō mātou As New Zealand's national statistics office, Tatauranga Aotearoa Stats NZ is uniquely positioned to support the decisions that the Government, Māori and Iwi organisations, businesses, NGO's and New Zealanders make every day.

Our structure, culture and systems are designed with collaboration and customers in mind - mobilised and working together to realise our ambition : About Aotearoa, for Aotearoa - data that improves lives today and for generations to come.

The role Mō te tūnga This role reports directly to the National Operations Manager, 2023 Census and is responsible for the overall delivery of operations within an allocated region.

There are eight allocated regions throughout Aotearoa, New Zealand. As a Regional Manager, you are accountable for developing a regional plan for the undertaking of operations that is aligned to national strategies, plans and design objectives.

You will provide strong strategic leadership to the field and ensure the team is well provisioned, trained and supported to do their job and contribute to the best possible count in terms of increased participation and data quality.

As part of your operational responsibilities, you will provide effective people leadership directly to 4-6 Area Managers, who, in turn, will each be responsible for their allocated Team Leaders and Census Collectors.

These roles are a critical component to the success of the collection of quality data, therefore ensuring our people are trained, supported, and have the equipment to do their job is essential.

Leading a team of Area Managers, Team Leaders and Census Collectors during our main operation, you'll require high levels of organisation, ability to build trusted relationships, extensive knowledge of your region and the unrelenting drive to ensure the increased participation and quality data.

  • To reflect the programme nature of this role, the position description describes the deliverables for these roles into three phases;
  • development, preparation and operational. About you Mōu Working in partnership with our Community Engagement teams and other key stakeholders, you're someone who can quickly identify risks, issues and themes, exercise collaborative decision making when required and are able to quickly pivot when things aren't going to plan.

    This is a strategic, yet hands on role with plenty of excitement and opportunity to make a difference. We're looking for a unique blend of qualities and experiences from our Regional Managers, so we're hoping you'll demonstrate :

  • A solid understanding of your own leadership style. It's important your team knows how they are connected to the journey.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and delivering operational responses with medium - large scale operations.
  • Working knowledge of Tikanga and Kaupapa Māori, and appreciation of Te Ao Māori worldview including practices of Manaakitanga and Whanaungatanga.
  • Have a sound knowledge of key legislation around people leadership, including the Employment Relations Act, and the Health and Safety in Employment Act.
  • Have proven experience in building strong external networks at either community or organisational level.
  • Ability to influence a wide range of people often without direct line of authority.
  • Exceptional communication, problem solving and reporting skills
  • Experience of managing, motivating, and developing multi-disciplinary workforce and harnessing the talents of people at all levels.
  • Develop and maintain collaborative community relationships and knowledge within your region and together, play you part in ensuring a success 2023 Census.
  • You'll be joining an inclusive environment where people, regardless of gender, race, disability, religion, or background are supported to be able to do their best work.

    This includes : An environment that's safe, where you can be yourself

  • Exciting and meaningful work that makes a difference to Aotearoa, New Zealand.
  • 3 departmental leave days (usually taken over Christmas office closure)
  • Opportunity to develop and grow your career (coaching culture, study support, secondments, acting up)
  • Encouragement to bring your authentic leadership style to support and drive this exciting opportunity. How to apply Me pēhea te tuku tono If the above matches your skills and experience, click apply and upload your CV and cover letter in the one document.
  • Any questions that haven't been answered in this advert or the position description or if you have difficulty with your application please email jobs stats. We will be screening applications as we receive them in order to move swiftly to interview shortly after the advert closes on Sunday 10th October at 23.

    55 pm. You may be asked to complete a pre-interview screen. Check out our careers page for more information. Fixed term contract up until June 2023 based in the Greater Wellington region.

    Salary range between $105, 000 to $120,000. To reflect the increased operational demands, you will be entitled to a Higher Duties Allowance (equivalent to a grade uplift) for the periods of time you have 18 report or higher.

    Note to Recruitment Agencies : unsolicited CVs will not be accepted, see our careers site for more info. You must have the right to live and work in Aotearoa New Zealand to apply for this job.

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