Commercial and Sector Lead | Wellington
|Position Type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Attachments:|| PD - Commercial and Sector Lead - SNZ - September 2018_.pdf (PDF, 351KB)
|Application Close Date:||18-Oct-2018|
- Are you an exceptional people leader who can drive high performance in a complex environment which balances achieving commercial and ‘public good' objectives
- Are you strategic and innovative, a trusted advisor with excellent relationship management skills
- Permanent opportunity based in our Wellington CBD location
A unique opportunity exists to join the Standards New Zealand team as a Commercial and Sectors Lead.
The Standards New Zealand (SNZ) team is responsible for the development and maintenance of hundreds of standards that benefit New Zealand. The team is responsible for developing standards solutions in diverse subject areas such as building and construction, energy safety, health and disability, environmental management, legal risk, information technology, sport and recreation, and fertility services.
Standards help make life safer and easier. They improve the effectiveness and reliability of many goods and services used every day.
Reporting to the Manager, Standards New Zealand within Market Services, the Commercial and Sectors Lead is a new position which will establish and lead the Commercial and Sectors Team, including developing and implementing a three year work programme and creating commercially savvy culture focused on working at pace.
This position is responsible for driving a step-change in how Standards NZ operates; it will lead the implementation of Standards NZ's Business Strategy as it relates to the NZ Inc. priority sectors. The Commercial and Sectors Lead will put in place a framework to connect New Zealand more effectively with the international standards development work of ISO and IEC, and drive a new approach to working with third parties on value-added products and services.
As Commercial and Sector Lead your responsibilities will include:
- Develop a sustainable commercial funding model including pricing models to support engagement/negotiation with third party providers of value added products and services
- Lead the implementation of Standards NZ's Business Strategy as it relates to priority sectors, putting in place a framework to connect New Zealand more effectively with international standards development work
- Maximise the impact of standards for the wider New Zealand economy, and growing and diversifying Standards NZ's revenue sources over the medium-term
- Drive a strategic, comprehensive and highly energised approach to engagement with customers, stakeholders and third party providers
- Identify opportunities for new products and services (in response to consumer demand/need and emerging trends) to enable innovation with respect to both standards development and access.
- Identify, evaluate and champion new digital content models and technologies to ensure that standards meet and anticipate user needs.
- Develop and implement metrics to assess the effectiveness of commercial strategies and initiatives
- Champion a forward-focused and business-like approach to Standards NZ work across the team
Ideally, you will have a range of skills that will include:
- Experience in leading or significantly contributing to the management of large scale, high profile, or high value projects
- Experience in establishing a new function preferably within government or a large corporate
- Knowledge and understanding of the public sector financial management environment including knowledge of relevant statutes, government policy and management practices
- Strong digital and technological skills as well as commercial nous
- Skilled at stakeholder and customer management
- Excellent written and verbal communication, and presentation skills
- Ability to articulate complex messages clearly, simply and concisely
- Strategic thinker and able to identify emerging trends and opportunities
- Must have the legal right to live and work in New Zealand
To apply for this position, please click the ‘Apply Now' button. This will allow you read the position description, complete the application form and submit your CV and cover letter.
For further information, please contact Monica Chow at firstname.lastname@example.org quoting reference number MBIE/1360180.
Applications close at 5.00pm on Thursday, 18th October 2018.