Manager Corrections Policy

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Government
  • Job Type:
  • Category: Policy and Analysis
  • Location: Wellington (Te Whanganui a Tara)
  • Date Advertised: 28-JAN-21
  • Job Reference: APA/1507473
  • Job Title: Manager Corrections Policy
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  • Summary:
  • Full time Permanent Position
  • Working across the business, building networks, collaborating and influencing to get the job done
  • Play a critical role within a high performing team

‘Kotahi anō te kaupapa, ko te oranga o te iwi’  –  ‘There is only one purpose to our work:  the wellness and wellbeing of our people.

Mō mātou | About us

The Manager Corrections Policy is one of two Policy Managers responsible for providing advice to the Minister and Chief Executive on strategic policy issues that contribute to improving outcomes for Māori and supporting the delivery of our strategy, Hōkai Rangi. 

The Manager Corrections Policy is responsible for leading the provision and delivery of specialist advice on a strategic legislative programme, the development of policy relating specifically to Corrections, and supporting on Budget processes. Building relationships across the Justice Sector will be essential part of the role.

 

Mō te tūnga | About the role

As Manager Corrections Policy, you will be at the forefront of the design and management of the schedule of works, coordinating across a range of teams within Ara Poutama Aotearoa and the Justice sector.  We are searching for a leader who can own and embrace change as we think and work differently. You’ll be a straight thinker and resilient, and comfortable in a legal regulatory environment, can foresee potential issues and challenges, and really understands our unique environment.

You will be responsible for building and leading a team engaged in policy advice and development, successful advocacy, relationship management with key external stakeholders, and generating insights and business intelligence to support critical decision making across the organisation.

This is an exciting opportunity to make your mark and continue to develop and implement best practice policy, and insights on behalf of the Department. 

 

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience

If successful in this role, you’ll be responsible for building and leading a team engaged in policy advice and development, successful advocacy, relationship management with key external stakeholders, and generating insights and business intelligence to support critical decision making across the organisation.

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following attributes and experience:

  • Have lead a strategic legislative programme and monitors legislation that impacts on the operation of the Ara Poutama Aotearoa.
  • Develops, in conjunction with Ministry of Justice, new legislation or amendments as required. 
  • Provide advice on the implications of new legislation for the Department’s operations. 
  • Leads the development of policy and advice for Ara Poutama Aotearoa.
  • Leads the policy component of Ara Poutama Aotearoa’s Budget process internally and across the sector.
  • Lead on secondary policy advice as and when required.
  • Provides assistance and advice to operational managers on the implications of policies.
  • Facilitate excellent working relationship across Ara Poutama Aotearoa and the wider sector.
  • Partner with operational colleagues to ensure that the needs of people, including people in our care, are taken into account in policy development affecting the Department’s work.
  • Ensures staff are outcome orientated with focus on timely delivery to a high standard.
  • Provides a role model for staff, through actions which are consistent and fair.
  • Builds rapport and fosters co-operation to maintain an effective team.
  • Ensures timely, open and honest communication within the team and with other teams.
  • Identifies development opportunities for staff to ensure performance is maximised.

Further info

The salary range for this role is $151,619 – 214,050.  Appointments are based on demonstrable skills and experience relevant to the role.  The role is based in National Office, Wellington

To apply, please submit a tailored CV and a cover letter (PDF) describing your motivation for wanting to join Ara Poutama Aotearoa, highlighting relevant skills and experience.  Alignment to our kaupapa and values is critical to our success – we ask that you provide examples which reflect and demonstrate this.

Note:  We will be reviewing applicants through the advertising process and could be advising outcomes of your application before the role closes.

Applications close 11pm on Sunday 14 February.