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Company Department of Internal Affairs
Location Wellington, Wellington
Listed Wed 11 Jul, 3:37 pm
Type Full time, Permanent
Reference 18/310 23/07
  • Strategic manager position within the Regulatory Services Group
  • Utilise your strong leadership and collaboration skills and experience
  • Drive the group's strategic direction, and development of capability and regulatory practice
  • Be part of a growing, dynamic, modern regulator

Working at the Department of Internal Affairs, you'll have the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of New Zealanders.

As one of Government's larger regulators, Regulatory Services aims to minimise harm and maximise benefits through effective oversight of three key regulatory systems: anti-money laundering and countering financing of terrorism, gambling, and digital safety. We are a responsive risk-based regulator that uses innovation and collaboration to maximise our impact to achieve desired outcomes for New Zealand communities.

Reporting to the Director Strategy and Accountability you will support the General Manager and wider leadership team to develop and advance the strategic direction of the group, and promote that direction internally and externally. This role will drive a comprehensive change programme to modernise and lift our regulatory capability, and practice. You will lead a small but sharp team to bring cohesive change across the group, as well as develop, implement, promote and champion good business change, engagement, and intelligence practices.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Proven success in providing strategic and operational leadership and delivering organisational outcomes within a complex, networked environment.
  • Demonstrated experience identifying, implementing and promoting strategic initiatives and opportunities.
  • A good understanding of government structures and processes, and regulatory concepts and models.
  • Excellent knowledge of best practice change, intelligence and organisational development frameworks, processes and practices.
  • The ability to think strategically beyond immediate issues, make the connection between issues and consider long term and broader implications.
  • The ability to articulate an organisation's strategic direction and motivate others to work collaboratively to achieve the vision.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to gain the confidence of colleagues and diverse stakeholders.

If you are looking for a challenging and exciting new position and want a job where the work you do matters to communities across New Zealand we would like to hear from you.

Applications close: 5pm, Monday 23 July 2018
For more information please contact: Philippa Doyle on 04 460 2853, or Louise Cavanagh on 04 495 9372,