Area Manager, Auckland Central/North Shore

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    1 week ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category:
  • Location: Auckland
  • Date Advertised: 09-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/51505
  • Job Title: Area Manager, Auckland Central/North Shore
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  • Summary:
  • Do you have the ability to relate to stakeholders, and engage at all levels across an organisation?
  • Are you looking to lead real change and make a tangible difference?
  • Full-time, permanent role covering our Morningside, Parnell and Takapuna offices
  • Salary $117,000 plus five weeks annual leave and a suite of free insurances

Te Tākinatanga – Our story

Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities brings together the three existing agencies of Housing New Zealand, HLC and KiwiBuild to form a new organisation.

We do amazing, important work. We contribute to thriving communities that provide New Zealanders with good quality, affordable homes. Our work supports people to have good access to jobs, amenities and services, as well as improving the wellbeing of current and future generations.

We do this by being a world class public housing provider, and partnering with others to deliver urban development projects.

Ko tā mātou mahi – Our role

You will be accountable for the leadership of a mobile and geographically-dispersed team, whose key focus is to ensure operational excellence in the delivery of tenancy management and advice.

A key component of this role is coaching and developing the team to grow capability and deliver key measurable outcomes to support the achievement of People and Homes goals and KPI’s.

You will drive nationally-consistent standards and processes, and focus on the delivery of a smooth customer lifecycle. Active management of key stakeholders within the areas will be central to your success.

Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu – What you will bring:

  • Proven experience leading and managing large teams across multiple geographic locations, including managing staff development and performance
  • Proven experience in inspiring and motivating direct reports and broader teams to achieve successful outcomes, with a strong focus on driving operational excellence, effectiveness and efficiency
  • Experience working with different cultures and community groups, coupled with an understanding of issues, priorities and concerns facing key customer and community groups in the region
  • Experience working in a customer centric environment with a sound grasp of quality customer service, as well as working with budgets and managing a budget successfully

As this role necessitates travelling across the Central Auckland/North Shore region, you will have a full and clean NZ driver’s licence (vehicle provided).

Nōu te rourou – What’s in it for you?

We offer competitive salaries, five weeks annual leave and a benefits package including a range of insurances, flexible working arrangements and career development. These benefits are described in more detail at

As a Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities employee, we want to make sure that you have all the tools and support you need. We want to ensure you are healthy and have work-life balance, and to support and grow your personal and career development through on-the-job learning, training courses, secondments and study opportunities.

Kotahitanga – One team

We have important work to do and our aspirations are big. We believe that people do their best within an environment of trust, care, contribution, humility and learning. We also do our best when we take personal responsibility to achieve our shared vision and maintain a working environment we are proud of.

The values that drive us are:

  • Te Ngakau – We trust each other and share ownership
  • Te Atawhai – We care about each other as people
  • Te Koha – Everyone’s contribution matters
  • Te Māhaki – We are humble and genuine
  • Te Ako Tonu – We continually learn and innovate

Tūhono mai – Join us

To view the position description and apply for this role, please follow the online process via

Please note: all applicants, including existing employees, need to follow this process. If you have any questions, please contact the recruitment team via

Applications close on Sunday, 22 March 2020.

We value diversity and are committed to working with each other and our customers in an inclusive and respectful way. We welcome applicants from all walks of life and appreciate the richness of experience that your point of difference brings to the organisation.

To apply for this job, please go to our job site and enter the job code 51505GJO.