Senior Organisational Development Advisor

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    1 month ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 12-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/DF2002023
  • Job Title: Senior Organisational Development Advisor
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What you will do

As the Senior Organisational Development Advisor you will initially be responsible for leading three pieces of work and then as these progress and/or approach completion you will pick up other initiatives from our work programme.  

These pieces of work are:

  • Leading the design and delivery of the induction programme for civilian (non uniformed) staff to ensure that they feel welcomed, valued and contribute to our success as quickly as possible;
  • Project managing a programme of work, and leading some work streams that better supports military personnel as they transition to civilian careers after service;
  • Running our annual internally provided workplace experience survey, turning data into insights for action for both leaders on the ground and to inform strategy.

What we need

A flexible and adaptable approach with the ability to quickly understand and influence within our unique and complex organisation. 

You will have:

  • Strong technical skills and deep, critical thinking;
  • The ability to think and act on the strategic big picture and focus on the details;
  • A customer centric approach;
  • Experience managing projects from start to finish, including evaluation;
  • Action oriented, autonomous and results focused skills.

In addition to being a strong team player, you are supportive and able to provide constructive feedback to ensure we collectively create the best outcomes.

 Ideally you will also have:

  • Facilitation/training experience;
  • 1:1 coaching experience.

Who we are

The Organisational Development Programmes is a small team that leads the design and implementation of OD programmes to support the NZDF to achieve its strategic direction.  We are part of the OD Directorate which also includes our Career and Talent Management Team and Psychologists and is part of the People Capability Portfolio.

Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa / New Zealand.  As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice. 

Why Us

NZDF is an inclusive organisation that is open to flexible working arrangements and welcomes applications from people regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, age, beliefs/opinions, or family circumstances.

As well as working for a unique and purposeful organisation, supporting those who serve our country, we offer:

  • Great benefits for you and your family;
  • Access to holiday accommodation across NZ;
  • Fully funded life cover up to $300,000 and income protection;
  • Flexible working environment and positive culture;
  • Variety, challenge and a chance to influence.

How to Apply

To view the Position Description and to Apply Online please visit our Defence Careers website, or use the links on this page. For further information, contact Stephanie White on 021 921 539.
Please note: If you are an existing NZDF employee (excluding contractors) you must apply through our Internal Vacancies site, via the HR Toolkit.

Applications close on Thursday 27 February 2020.

Please note: Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (NZ) and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for the position applied for. The minimum citizenship and residency criteria for security clearances to be granted by the NZ Defence Force are as follows:

Higher level Security Clearance

  • most preferably a NZ citizen who has resided continuously in this country for the last 10 years, OR
  • is a citizen of, and/or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last 10 years: either Australia, Canada, NZ, UK or the USA; and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZSIS towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at a higher level.

If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.