Director, Operations Planning, (Secondment), Operations Group, MIEA | Wellington

Posted on 11-Oct-2017
Application close date: 23-Oct-2017
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Notice to all intending applicants

  • Secondments are available to permanent government agency staff only.
  • You must clearly mark each separate application you make 'SECONDMENT APPLICATION'.
  • In order to be accepted, your completed Application for Employment form MUST be endorsed as 'Approved' by your Director or Deputy Director-General to acknowledge that managers from both government agencies support your application.
  • Vacancies filled on secondment will not be subject to the Department's Appointment Review procedure.
  • Unless otherwise stated, secondments will be filled by one person on a full-time basis.


Reporting to the Deputy Director-General, Operations, you will have the opportunity to lead the Operation's Group in the areas of operational planning, biodiversity monitoring, and visitor asset design, inspection and project management. This opportunity is for a 12 month period.


The Director Operations Planning has 14 direct reports, and a nationally distributed team of 105 permanent staff.  The direct reports are: Three National Advisors and a PA based in Wellington, a Biodiversity Monitoring Manager based in Palmerston North, an Engineering Manager based in Hokitika, eight Regional Planning Managers distributed throughout the country.


To be successful in this role you will have a strong understanding of conservation management, experience in system leadership and design, be a ‘people leader' with senior leadership experience who is skilled at inspiring and motivating teams and who is able to shape a culture which values continuous improvement, team process and working in collaboration with others.  You will ensure there is a positive safety culture and consistent safety practice across all work sites.


Please apply online. Applications must include a cover letter, CV and evidence of the required capabilities as per project description.


For more information please contact Tina Phillips or phone, 04 471 3065 quoting vacancy title and number (400/9300S)


Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 23 October 2017

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