Team Leader Corporate Services Northern

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 days ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: Facilities/Asset Management
  • Location: Auckland
  • Date Advertised: 12-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: 32412
  • Job Title: Team Leader Corporate Services Northern
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  • Summary:

New Zealand Customs Service (Customs) | Te Mana Ārai o Aotearoa protects New Zealand against threats to the border. Do you want to make a positive difference to the protection of New Zealand’s border from serious threats, the facilitation of legitimate trade and travel, and the collection of customs and excise revenue on behalf of the Crown?

We are looking for an experienced Team Leader who will be responsible for leading and mentoring our Auckland based Corporate Services team. This includes working closely with team members located in the CBD at the Auckland Customhouse and at the Auckland Airport precinct including at Auckland International Airport and the Customs Air Cargo Inspection Facility.

This is a challenging and busy role where you will be providing day-to-day leadership of the team, including mentoring and performance management. We are seeking someone with previous leadership experience who has the drive and energy to get things done, along with the ability to connect with people. 

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Proven experience in a leadership role
  • Superior organisational skills
  • A genuine commitment to providing a quality service to all customers, and a keen sense of purpose and direction
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills and the capacity to manage relationships at all levels
  • Sound budgeting ability
  • Strong judgment and initiative and a willingness to go the extra mile. 

The role is located in Auckland. If you believe you have the right mix of experience and attitude for this opportunity, we would like to hear from you.

To apply:

To join NZ Customs Te Mana Ārai o Aotearoa in any role you must be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident*. Because of the nature of Customs’ work, you must have a clear Police record. Organisational security clearances are mandatory and are, conducted by Customs before job offers are, made. You are also required to pass a drug test.

To express your interest on line please apply now by submitting a CV and Cover Letter that demonstrates your ability to meet the competencies required for the role as outlined in the position description. If you have any questions about the role please contact Suzanne Leahy at

Applications close at 5pm Thursday 26 March.

New Zealand Customs Service | Te Mana Ārai o Aotearoa is a member of Diversity Works New Zealand and is committed to developing a diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace. We provide equal employment opportunities and welcome applications from everyone who can meet the requirements of the role.