Manager Industries

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    1 month ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
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  • Category: Corrections Operations
  • Location: Hawkes Bay (Te Matau-a-Maui)
  • Date Advertised: 07-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: APA/1446646
  • Job Title: Manager Industries
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Manager Industries

Hawkes Bay Regional Prison

  • Strong people management skills essential
  • Courage and determination to succeed in a challenging and complex environment
  • Develop and drive strategic plans to deliver good business results

The Department of Corrections is a core part of New Zealand’s Justice Sector and manages custodial and community-based sentences imposed by the Courts. Our vision is to improve public safety and reduce re-offending through strong leadership, capable staff, a safe working environment and effective partnerships.

The Manager Industries is responsible for managing all offender employment activities on site and will support the Assistant Prison Director Industry, Rehabilitation and Learning to embed working prisons into each prison site.

This role will offer you the opportunity to showcase your capability; to demonstrate visible leadership; and to drive high performance through the motivation and encouragement of your team.

Key skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate an effective team to share a common vision, purpose and to achieve strategic and operational goals. 
  • Highly motivated to enable skill enhancement and qualification attainment for prisoners to obtain employment post release.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage conflict in a professional manner.
  • Strong communication and relationship management skills, including a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships with stakeholders (both internal and external).

This role is challenging and diverse and requires the ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals and groups.

About us

Ara Poutama Aotearoa is a name that has been gifted to us by Iwi and conveys the responsibility we have to support and guide those in our care to reach their potential.  Our strategy, Hōkai Rangi (, provides a clear direction of travel – one that builds on the good things that are already happening, and, most importantly, how we can innovate to find new ways of doing things to achieve better outcomes for Māori, whānau and communities. 

It is an exciting time and we continue to seek out talented individuals who are committed to an inclusive, vibrant workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals, and that of the collective talent in our whānau.

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