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Deputy Chief Executive - Corporate Services

Hutt, Wellington
Full time
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Deputy Chief Executive - Corporate Services
  • PermanentFull-Time role leading the Corporate Services Group
  • SeniorLeadership Team role reporting to the Chief Executive
  • WellingtonCBD based (Queens Wharf)
  • Previous senior leadership experience in thegovernment environment required

Senior leadership role of the Ministry, delivering the Group's strategy and functions and empowering people leadership.

TeManatūWaka, Ministry of Transport, is the system leader for the transportsectorwhether it's on land, at sea, in the air, or connecting Aotearoa tothe world. We are the government's principal adviser on transport policy,regulation and investment and play a crucial role in ensuring the transportsystem is working to improve the prosperity for New Zealanders.

TheMinistry's key responsibilities include providing policy advice to Governmentincluding the development of investment and regulatory settings, legislativeadvice and Crown agency governance, accountability, and performance.

As a Deputy Chief Executive, reportingto the Chief Executive and a member of the Senior Leadership Team, you willwork closely with your SLT colleagues in an environment of constructivechallenge and collective accountability.

Key responsibilitiesinclude.

  • Helpdeliver the Ministry's purpose and enhance collective leadership
  • Lead andinspire a performance driven culture across the Ministry including throughperiods of ambiguity or change
  • Ensureeffective leadership of direct reports including performance conversations,mentoring and ongoing development.

The Corporate Services Groupprovides administrative, technical, and advisory support to the wider Ministry.

You willhave accountability for six teams comprising of: Human Resources, Finance,Communications & Engagement, Business Enablement & Support, Legal &Procurement and New Zealand Search & Rescue.

You willbe accountable for.

  • Developingan operating model and strategy for the group
  • Overseeingthe implementation of the review of the New Zealand Search and Rescue andRecreational Safety systems
  • Establishingthe Finance operating model and administering the $10 billion plus Vote inaccordance with the Public Finance Act 2004.

Te wāhi ki a koe Whatyou'll bring

  • Successand results in a senior leadership role in a complex organisation orenvironment with an authentic, engaged style of people leadership to foster anenvironment for results-focused behaviours and delivery of outcomes
  • Previoussenior management experience from within the public sector and a soundunderstanding of the machinery of government
  • An understandingof corporate services models and relevant legislation
  • Highly developedleadership skills with proven experience in leading and managing highperforming teams across a range of functional areas
  • Abilityto manage internal and external relationships and communicate complex ideas
  • AConfidential security clearance or the ability to obtain and maintain thislevel of clearance required.

At Te ManatūWaka, we pride ourselves on being an agile and pragmatic Ministry. We are asmall agency with a flat structure and strong values. Our modern Wellington officelocated in the heart of Wellington's scenic waterfront with collaborativeworking spaces, showers, storage for bicycles/scooters and personal lockers,along with our welcoming employee network enhances the Ministry's workingenvironment.

Me pēhea te tono mai How to apply

To view the jobdescription or apply online including a cover letter and CV click Apply.

You must have the right to live and work in Aotearoa and be able to obtain theappropriate national security clearance.

Applicationsclose midnight, Sunday 26 May 2024.

For furtherinformation or to speak confidentially, in the first instance please contactRebecca Bakker, Senior Recruitment Adviser at or on .

We encourageapplications from people from all backgrounds,orientations, andidentities. We aim to have a Ministry that represents the wider Aotearoa thatwe serve. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing and aim to create aworkplace where everyone feels relevant, valued, supported and a sense ofbelonging.

Please note, thisposition will require you tobe based at our Wellington office.

UnsolicitedCVs from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.


Hutt, Wellington