Lead Advisor Organisational Development Programmes
RecruitASP
Wellington - Wairarapa, Wellington, NZ
5d ago

What you will doAs the Lead Advisor Organisational Development Programmes you'll be responsible for leading the design and delivery of cross-NZDF Organisational Development (OD) initiatives that align to our organisational and people strategy and build the capability and engagement of our people using a people-centred approach.

You'll provide strong intellectual and professional leadership to a range of Organisational Development areas.As a senior member of the OD Directorate, the Lead Advisor is also responsible for contributing and leading contemporary OD thinking and supporting the Director OD Programmes to shape and deliver a broad and integrated OD framework.

What we needAn experienced OD professional, with demonstrable experience at both the strategic and operational level, with experience in the delivery of effective OD initiatives, applying sound change management practices.

You'll bring knowledge of best-practice and contemporary OD methodologies, techniques and contemporary leadership and management trends and issues.

Key skills we're looking for include :

  • Experience in the development, delivery and implementation of initiatives in a complex organisation, using sound change management practices;
  • Excellent communication, presentation and facilitation skills;
  • The proven ability to influence, persuade and negotiate;
  • Success working on large scope, high complexity projects;
  • A thought leader with experience and comfort engaging with and influencing senior stakeholders;
  • Experience designing and delivering training;
  • The ability to coach and mentor others; and
  • Preparedness to travel to camps and bases within New Zealand. Best-practice organisation development, engagement and performance initiatives.
  • Who we areThe Organisational Development Programmes (OD Programmes) unit is part of the Organisational Development (OD) Directorate, which also includes Career and Talent Management, Defence Psychology and Organisational Research.

    OD Programmes is responsible for a range of broad OD outcomes, linked to the strategic direction of the NZDF.Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa / New Zealand.

    As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice.

    Why UsNZDF is an inclusive organisation that is open to flexible working arrangements and welcomes applications from people regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, age, beliefs / opinions, or family circumstances.

    In return for your expertise, dedication and hard work, NZDF is offering remuneration reflective of your experience ($108,717 - $134,297 total remuneration), along with :

  • Great benefits for you and your family;
  • Fully funded life cover up to $300,000;
  • 5 weeks annual leave per year;
  • Flexible working environment and positive culture;
  • Opportunities for career development;
  • Variety, challenge and a chance to influence.How to ApplyTo view the Position Description and to Apply, please use the links on this page.
  • Please note : Applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug screening test prior to any offer of employment being made.

    If you are an existing NZDF employee (excluding contractors) you must apply through our Internal Vacancies site, via the HR Toolkit.

    Applications close on Wednesday 20 October 2021.Please note : Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (NZ) and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for the position applied for.

    The minimum citizenship and residency criteria for security clearances to be granted by the NZ Defence Force are as follows : Higher level Security Clearance

  • most preferably a NZ citizen who has resided continuously in this country for the last 10 years, OR
  • is a citizen of, and / or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last 10 years : either Australia, Canada, NZ, UK or the USA;
  • and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZSIS towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at a higher level.

    If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.

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