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Manager Workplace Services Advice

Job Title: Manager Workplace Services Advice
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Wellington
REF: 118426
Contact Details: Kathy Claridge
Contact Email:
Job Published: 15 days ago
  • Join a newly established leadership team

  • Bring your ideas – we will listen

  • Flexible working environment

  • Service Delivery focus

If you are someone who sees change as opportunity then we are keen to hear from you. The newly established Workplace Services Group at Te Tari Taiwhenua (DIA) is seeking proven leaders who know what good looks like and are happy to share this across the teams. This is a great opportunity to really make your mark.

This is an exciting newly established role where you will be responsible for leading our front door services and day to day issues management responses for our people, managers and business groups. Key focuses include ensuring the team achieves timeliness, consistency and continues on a journey of service improvement.

You will join our newly formed leadership team where we will fully support and encourage you in your leadership development and will offer you every opportunity to grow and thrive in your role. We are seeking proven leaders who are keen to be part of and help form a high performing, cohesive and functioning team.

At Te Tari Taiwhenua we embrace flexibility and how that works for each of us as individuals. We also ensure that we have team connectivity with team anchor days, social activities and quarterly away days. We have fit-for-purpose technology which fully supports remote working. Please let us know what flexibility looks like for you and we’ll do our best to accomodate your requirements.

You will have proven experience in the following areas:

  • Leading a high performing operational team

  • Managing or leading advisory teams in a service delivery environment

  • Continuous improvement

  • History of achievement in providing high quality advice

  • Record of effectiveness in forming partnerships of value and relationships of trust with others

  • Comprehensive knowledge of advisory and helpdesk environments

  • Strong knowledge of incident management practices

Excellent communication and relationship management skills are a key requirement with a role that will have touch points across the Workplace Services Group and wider organisation.

At Te Tari Taiwhenua (DIA) our purpose is to serve and connect people, communities and government to build a safe, prosperous and respected nation. In other words, it’s all about helping to make New Zealand better for New Zealanders.

If you feel excited by this opportunity to really make a difference, please feel free to reach out to us to find out more and discuss whether this fantastic opportunity is the right fit for you.

If you are interested in this opportunity please click the APPLY NOW button. All applications will be acknowledged electronically.

For further information contact Kathy Claridge on 027 355 1950 quoting job number 118426.

Applications for this role close at midnight on Sunday 14 August 2022.

Only people with the right to work in New Zealand may apply for this position. For advice on obtaining a New Zealand work or residence visa visit