Design Resourcing and Practice Lead

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    Maori Pacific Jobs
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    negotiable / month
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    7 hours ago
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Job Description Develop and empower our teamBuild a design communityManage team operations Are you a looking for a role which combines your exceptional organisational skills and people management experience with human centred design practice?In this role you’ll be responsible for operationalising our design practice and ensuring our expanding team of designers are thriving.Who are we looking for? Experienced leader with an understanding of various design methodologiesProven leadership of a team in an agile environment, applying tools and structure to keep work on trackAbility to manage multiple projects and ensure compliance requirements are metAble to juggle priorities and resolve issues in a fast-paced delivery environmentA people leader with strong coaching skills and previous mentorship experienceA confident communicator who can clearly articulate ideas and guide others, both the team and stakeholdersWell organised, action oriented and a positive culture creatorAbility to balance creativity with operational realityYou’re someone who can learn from others and share what you knowYou have a commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its application to your roleAnd you have an inclusive, safe and collaborative leadership style which creates space for diverse perspectives What you’ll be doingYou’ll be responsible for our team of Designers are engaged and getting it done. We want our team to be delivering value and thriving. This is a new and growing team and we need your help to build the right mix of individuals in the team and collectively grow capability. This will include establishing new ways of working to enable smooth delivery.You’ll be creating an environment that ensures effective communication and collaboration, this will include establishing team practice and rituals alongside the wider team and Design Manager. As we establish our team you’re key in creating a culture that encourages curiosity, innovation and inclusive problem solving.With the Design Leads you’ll be establishing a Design Centre of Excellence which will seek to build the knowledge and capability of our design practice and engage stakeholders in the power of design led service transformation. And it’ll be important you partner with others to create advocates for the practice.This role will have a component of reporting and business operations and you’ll be managing external partnerships with vendors and our team performance reporting.Who will you be working with?Reporting to the Manager Design you’ll be part of a team of passionate human centred Designers and Behaviour Change Practitioners. You’ll be working with the Design Leads to contribute to the improvement of the practice and collaborating with designers, business representatives and technology to get it done.Does this tick a few boxes? We’d love to hear from you. For us, it’s not just about the work you do – it’s how you go about it and the relationships you build along the way.Working at ACCWe know that a diverse and inclusive team helps us meet the needs of our customers, and we welcome candidates from every ethnicity, national origin, gender identity, age, and those with a disability or who have additional mental health needs. It is important to us that people are free to be themselves at work.Here are some ways we encourage that: Employee networks to support our colleagues from diverse backgroundsThe option to explore flexible working that suits your needs and oursDevelopment opportunities in te reo Maori me nga tikanga We’re committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi by providing space for matauranga Maori based approaches to lead, support and develop approaches, tools, actions and knowledge that creates space for Maori and Tangata Tiriti (non-Maori).For a PD click HERE