The New Zealand Customs Service protects and promotes New Zealand through excellent border management. We promote New Zealand’s international trade, collect Crown revenue, and enforce the law by identifying and seizing prohibited imports and exports. We also make sure that lawful traveller’s and items can move across our border as smoothly as possible.
Our Māori name – Te Mana Ārai o Aotearoa – translates as “the authority that screens and protects New Zealand”.
An exciting newly established position has arisen for a DCE International and Governance to lead a team, enabling direction and governance to the organisation and ensure that the strategic direction for Customs is achieved. Reporting to the Comptroller, your main focus will be to enhance the capability of the International and Governance group to ensure the group can support Customs’ growing international footprint and focus, and to provide governance support to the Chief Executive and Customs’ Executive Board.
In this role, you will be a strategic and innovative thought leader with the ability to guide the International and Governance Group to a consistently high level of performance by determining the Group’s strategic direction across Customs. We are looking for someone with demonstrated proven success and experience in a senior leadership role with a sound knowledge of business management principles, leadership ability and the ability to build strong relationships across Customs and the wider public sector.
You must be a New Zealand Citizen or be a NZ Permanent Resident, and obtain and maintain the required security clearance (Top Secret) and pass a drug test. Please submit a CV and cover letter that shows your ability to meet the skills required for the role.
New Zealand Customs Service | Te Mana Ārai o Aotearoa is a member of Diversity Works New Zealand and is committed to developing a diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace. We provide equal employment opportunities, consider flexible working arrangements and welcome applications from everyone who can meet the requirements of the role.
For further information about this role, please view the position description attached. Any other information, can be obtained by contacting Suzanne Leahy at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close 5pm Thursday 28 November 2019.