Senior Community Manager – Waitemat&#257 District

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
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  • Category: Probation, Community and Monitoring
  • Location: Auckland (Tamaki Makaurau)
  • Date Advertised: 24-DEC-20
  • Job Reference: APA/1503853E
  • Job Title: Senior Community Manager – Waitemat&#257 District
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  • Summary:
  • Exceptional Leadership Opportunity, Manager of Managers
  • Play a key role in implementing our Hōkai Rangi Strategy
  • Internally the role is referred to as a Lead Service Manager

Mō te tūnga | About the role

This pivotal role in the Waitematā district’s senior leadership team offers you the opportunity to showcase your capability in developing and leading high performing teams to help us succeed in reducing reoffending and creating safer communities.

Your specific focus will be supporting multiple Community Corrections teams in the high quality management of community based sentences and the provision of expert advice to the New Zealand Parole Board and Courts. In addition, you will provide a greater oversight of operational delivery in the efficient deployment of resources to best meet the needs of those people serving community based sentences and to minimise risk. You will also be leading strategic and quality improvement initiatives across the district and shaping service delivery to align with the Ara Poutama Aotearoa’s strategy of Hōkai Rangi. Therefore, a commitment to partnering with Māori, strategic agility and innovation management is paramount to the success of this role.

With courage and determination you will ensure statutory obligations are met with the highest levels of integrity. Through effective partnership across a wide range of internal and external stakeholders you will encourage collaboration and leverage expertise to ensure successful outcomes for the men and women serving community sentences.

The salary for this vacancy is $110,091 – $129,519 and the application close date is Friday 22nd January 2021.

Mōu | About you 

This is a key role leading a team of Service Managers so your strength in developing and mentoring people leaders will need to be showcased. Promoting staff development and enhancing professional practice will further raise capability and contribute to the overall success of Community Corrections. 

We would like to hear from you if you are an experienced manager with:

  • Proven operational, financial and business systems experience at a senior level within the justice sector
  • Exceptional communication skills, initiative and leadership qualities
  • The courage and determination to influence and succeed at both a strategic and operational level
  • A focus on innovation, continuous improvement and best practice implementation, championing regional and national initiatives
  • The commitment to develop staff and improve performance in a change environment
  • A high level of understanding and anticipation of political and reputational risk
  • Familiarity of the Treaty of Waitangi and an understanding of the principles of reintegration and rehabilitation for people who commit offences

Mō mātou | About us

Ara Poutama Aotearoa is a name that has been gifted to us and is our commitment to improving the oranga and safety of the people, whānau, and that of the communities we serve across the motu. 

As a values-led organisation, we use the principles of rangatira (leadership), manaaki (respect), wairua (spirituality), kaitiaki (guardianship) and whānau (relationships) to shape how we work and deliver the outcomes in our strategy – Hōkai Rangi (

Tono ināianei | Apply Now

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

It is an exciting time to join us 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.  All applications must be submitted through our careers site to ensure transparency. Applications received via email will not be considered. 

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