About the Role
The main purpose of the Business Improvement Specialist role is to facilitate problem solving activity across the network, enabling identification of root causes and effective scoping & implementation of improvement initiatives.
You'll also promote a culture of operational excellence through enabling effective collaboration across teams and empowering local teams to own and drive business improvement, alongside supporting / training / coaching local improvement specialists to uplift improvement capability in local offices.
Specific Accountabilities are;
Working across all levels of the organisation, provide coaching and support across the network empowering and enabling improvement practices
Proactively identify, scope and lead initiatives to improve processes and lift business performance.
Lead analysis of operational performance identifying both areas of concern to alleviate and good practices to share across the network
Ensure benefits and outcomes of improvement initiatives are monitored, measured and managed.
Support implementation of Process Engineering, Operational Excellence and MOS frameworks.
You'll need to have an advanced level Continuous Improvement qualification such as Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification alongside qualifications in business management, operational management or business-related discipline or similar work experience.
Though not essential, a Data Analytics qualification or certificate and Financial acumen is desirable.
In addition, ideally you will bring the following skills and experience;
Expertise in Continuous Improvement (CI) methodologies e.g. Lean Six Sigma and extensive work experience leading application of CI methodologies and associated tools
Demonstrated experience in coaching and mentoring personnel from the frontlines to senior leaders in Continuous Improvement methodologies to enhance overall organisational capability
Strong problem solving and data analysis capabilities with demonstrated experience in root cause problem solving
Demonstrated experience in development and reporting of initiative pipeline in line with strategic targets and effective communication of this to leadership groups
Highly skilled at MS Office applications especially in use of MS Excel for data analysis
Strong interpersonal, communication and influencing skills and innate ability to foster strong working relationships.
This role offers salary plus healthcare, flexible working + other benefits, and the opportunity to learn from the best and develop your career within our transforming organisation.
Interested? Come and join the whanau!
Have a look at the JD on the careers site for more detail on the role, and if this sounds like you, we'd love to see your application.
We are only accepting applications via where you will find a JD and can upload your CV and covering letter. Contact Olivia Jacobs on olivia.
jacobs nzpost.co.nz or 027 604 6834 for further questions.