8 Oct 2021

Full-Time Kaitohutohu Mātāmua – Whakapai Tukunga | Principal Advisor – Process Improvement

Stats NZ – Posted by Stats NZWellington, Wellington, New Zealand

Stats NZ

Job Description

 Mō mātou | About Us

As New Zealand’s national statistics office, Tatauranga Aotearoa Stats NZ is uniquely positioned to support the decisions that the Government, Māori and Iwi organisations, businesses, NGO’s and New Zealanders make every day. Our structure, culture and systems are designed with collaboration and customers in mind – mobilised and working together to realise our ambition: About Aotearoa, for Aotearoa – data that improves lives today and for generations to come.

Mō te tūnga | The role

In your role as Principal Advisor – Process Improvement, you will report to the Senior Manager – Business Insights and Improvement and work in close partnership with Senior Leaders, and their teams, across the organisation, to drive a deliberate focus on process improvement that supports the organisation to operate simply and strategically.

With a focus on change, this role will require you to collaborate with the broader organisation, to establish a corporate centre of excellence for continuous process improvement; and to ensure that continuous improvement activity is integrated with the organisations’ strategy and business plans.

This is a critical role for the organisation, that will require working across teams. To ensure success, building trusted relationships and delivering with others will be a significant part of this role.

Starting salary: $107,025 – $125,912 negotiable

 Mōu | About you

  • A tertiary qualification in relevant field appropriate to role, or equivalent knowledge.
  • Ideally 8-10 years’ relevant continuous process improvement experience.
  • Expert knowledge in continuous process improvement methodologies and the development of non-financial performance metrics. As evidenced by experience and/or relevant qualifications.
  • Demonstrated success and experience in facilitation and coaching to deliver collaborative outcomes.
  • Would prefer at least 2 years’ experience in implementing and leading change in an organisation.
  • An open and fresh approach, inclusive and collaborative style and the desire to delight your customers.
  • Ability to engage, collaborate and influence across all levels of an organisation.
  • Able to professionally present sometimes complex information to a range of audiences.

You’ll be joining an inclusive environment where people, regardless of gender, race, disability, religion or background are supported to be able to do their best work. This includes:

  • Opportunity to develop and grow your career (coaching culture, study support, secondments, acting up)
  • Exciting and meaningful work that makes a difference to Aotearoa
  • 3 departmental leave days (usually taken over Christmas office closure)
  • Health and wellbeing support
  • Flexible by default, balance life and work commitments

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

If the above matches your skills and experience, don’t delay,  apply via our career site now.

Any questions that haven’t been answered in this advert or the position description or if you have difficulty with your application please email jobs@stats.govt.nz.

We will be screening applications as we receive them in order to move swiftly to interview shortly after the advert closes on 25 October but may be removed earlier. You may be asked to complete pre-interview screen.

Check out our careers site to find out more about Tatauranga Aotearoa Stats NZ.

Note to Recruitment Agencies: unsolicited CVs will not be accepted, see our careers site for our process.

You must have the right to live and work in Aotearoa New Zealand to apply for this job.

How to Apply

Check out our careers site to find out more about Tatauranga Aotearoa Stats NZ. Note to Recruitment Agencies: unsolicited CVs will not be accepted, see our careers site for our process. You must have the right to live and work in Aotearoa New Zealand to apply for this job.

Job Categories: Business Analyst. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: 100,000 and above. Job expires in 3 days.

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