23rd September, 2022
Contract: Secondment opportunity until 3 February 2023
Our Service Delivery Business Group
The Ministry of Pacific Peoples (MPP) is accountable for delivering and administering several key programmes and services, including the Languages Unit. Programmes such as Tupu Aotearoa and Toloa are multi-year initiatives. They are scaled nationally and require careful management across partners to achieve intended outcomes.
The Service Delivery business group will be supported by the Regional Partnerships group who will provide tactical front-line help to deliver particular Programmes.
About the role
The Deputy Secretary Service Delivery leads and manages the Ministry’s service delivery resources with the aim of creating maximum value for the Ministry’s communities and stakeholders.
The role also develops and cascades the Ministry’s strategy and mission to service and programme delivery staff, and undertakes operational planning by prioritising community, employee, and organisational requirements.
A big part of the job (with support from Corporate Services) is to generate and sustain the service delivery workforce, maintaining and monitoring staffing, levels, competence, and morale to fulfil operational requirements. In addition, the Deputy Secretary is a performance driven role, developing and managing performance measurement across operations, both internally and for external service delivery partners.
We are looking for the following skills an experience
Why work with us?
- Well demonstrated and strong experience in a Senior / Executive level management position, ideally in a New Zealand public service or community engagement environment
- Experience managing a business unit holding full accountability for people, financial and large, complex programmes of work
- Operational management which includes leading and managing a management team (more than 6)
- Ability in service design and delivery
- Good understanding of the machinery of government
- Strong community connections and relationship skills working across a diverse audience
We offer attractive employment benefits including market salary, healthcare insurance, flexible working arrangements and family friendly policies. Whilst the work is challenging, you will be rewarded by contributing to positive outcomes with a focus on better outcomes for our Pacific People. Our Organisation - Ministry for Pacific Peoples (MPP)
We recognise that diversity, inclusion, and accessibility is important to our business. We embrace the unique perspective and capabilities of our current and future employees, which will help us continue to drive innovation for our Pacific People and achieve our Lalanga Fou goals. Our culture enables us to create an environment of involvement, respect, and connection with the communities where we work - benefitting individual employees and our Pacific People across New Zealand. Interested? - How to apply
Please complete an online application form through our careers site at www.mpp.govt.nz. If you would like more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org quoting the position title and ref: 972064-22 in the subject line.
To see a copy of the job description please copy and paste the below link:
https://www.mpp.govt.nz/assets/People-Culture/Recruitment-Job-Descriptions/Deputy-Secretary-Service-Delivery-Sept-2022-FINAL.pdf?vid=3 Closing date: 29 September 2023.
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