Lead Service Manager
Department of Corrections
Wellington, New Zealand
4d ago
  • Motivate and encourage to help reduce reoffending
  • Waikato District
  • Permanent Position
  • Lead Service Manager - Waikato

    This pivotal role offers you the opportunity to showcase your capability in driving high performance through the motivation and encouragement of others to succeed in our goal of reducing reoffending.

    Your specific focus will be supporting Community Probation teams in the high quality management of community based sentences and the provision of expert advice to the NZ Parole Board and Courts.

    In addition, you will provide a greater oversight of operational delivery in the efficient deployment of resources to meet offender needs and minimise risk.

    You will also be creating or leading quality improvement initiatives across the region so the ability to think innovatively is paramount.

    With courage and determination you will ensure statutory obligations are met with the highest levels of integrity. Through the development of effective relationships with both internal and external stakeholders, you will encourage collaboration to ensure our offenders remain at the centre of our efforts and victims at the centre of our concern.

    This is a key role leading a team of Service Managers so your strength in developing and mentoring people leaders will need to be showcased.

    Promoting staff development and enhancing professional practice will further raise capability and contribute to the overall success of Community Probation.

  • We would like to hear from you if you are an experienced people leader with;
  • Proven operational, financial and business systems experience at a senior level within the justice sector
  • Exceptional communication skills, initiative and leadership qualities
  • The courage and determination to influence and succeed at both a strategic and operational level
  • A focus on innovation, continuous improvement and best practice implementation, championing regional and national initiatives
  • The commitment to develop staff and improve performance in a change environment
  • A high level of understanding and anticipation of political and reputational risk
  • Familiarity of the Treaty of Waitangi and an understanding of the factors impacting on offender rehabilitation & reintegration.
  • A relevant tertiary qualification is preferred.

    Seize the opportunity to make a difference and apply today!

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