Director, Operations Planning, Operations, Wellington

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    10 hours ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
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  • Category: Operational Planning
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 26-NOV-18
  • Job Reference: DOC/400/9300E
  • Job Title: Director, Operations Planning, Operations, Wellington
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  • Summary:
  • Senior leadership role
  • Diverse and challenging
  • Systems and people leadership focus


Reporting to the Deputy Director-General, Operations, you will be responsible for the integration of national and local planning in Operations. You will lead the Operation’s Group in the areas of operational planning, biodiversity monitoring, and visitor asset design, inspection and project management.


This is a significant leadership role with 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 strong 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 and working in collaboration with others.  You will ensure there is a positive safety culture and consistent safety practice across all work sites. An understanding of conservation Management is desirable.


Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory, including a valid work visa covering the whole period of employment if applying internationally.


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


For any queries, please contact Nicky Bradley,, or telephone 027 555 7147 quoting vacancy 400/9300.  


Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 10 December 2018.


DOC is committed to a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve, and to creating an inclusive workplace culture.