Head of Integrity | Wellington
|Position Type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Attachments:|| Position Description - Head of Integrity - June 2020.pdf (PDF, 327KB)
|Application Close Date:||12-Jul-2020|
- Critical role leading the delelopment and implementation of MBIE's integrity framework
- Support the leadership and strategic organisational development of our Corporate, Governance & Information Group (CGI)
- Diverse and challenging operating environment
- Permanent position, Wellington based
About the role:
The Head of Integrity is a key leadership role in MBIE's Legal, Ethics and Privacy Branch, reporting to the Chief Legal Advisor. The role is accountable for leading the strategic planning and prioritisation, development, implementation and continuous improvement of MBIE's integrity framework. The role is expected to ensure there is common understanding of MBIE's integrity operating model, policy and procedures across the organisation and within the broader public service context.
The Head of Integrity is responsible for managing the Integrity team which is responsible for an MBIE-wide integrity framework which covers ethical behaviour, Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption & Dishonesty, and Protected Disclosure with supporting policies, tools and guidance as required. As a senior manager in MBIE, the Head of Integrity will support the leadership and strategic organisational development of the Legal Ethics & Privacy Branch and Corporate, Governance & Information Group.
We are looking for someone with:
- Proven leadership skills including demonstrated ability to engage and motivate staff and an ability to build a strong high performing team in a complex organisation
- The ability to think strategically, who is able to make the connections between various aspects of the organisation and implications for their business unit
- Demonstrated experience in converting strategy into delivery
- In-depth strategic risk management experience and knowledge of the requirements that translate to compliance and readiness in the business
- Proven ability to develop trust and credibility with senior managers and build strong working relationships
- An ability to influence senior leaders and deliver difficult messages when necessary
- A demonstrated ability in making complex business decisions that maintain momentum on strategic goals
- An understanding of public sector decision-making and operating procedures
- A demonstrated experience in developing and maintaining an environment focused on continuous improvement to enhance organisational performance
- Emotional intelligence, demonstrated through sound judgement, an even temperament and the ability to influence and motivate others.
The successful applicant will be required to undergo and achieve a satisfactory credit check. A security clearance to Secret/Top Secret level is required.
Applicants must be a New Zealand citizen or hold a permanent residence class visa.
About the team:
The Legal, Ethics and Privacy team sits within the Corporate, Governance and Information Branch and is responsible for providing comprehensive legal services to all of MBIE. The team works with the organisations business partners so that MBIE can act lawfully and utilise legal frameworks to achieve its goals and manage legal risk.
Why work for us?
MBIE is one of New Zealand's largest, most influential and most diverse public sector agencies. This means that we are able to offer significant opportunities for developing experience across a broad range of areas.
We aim to create a culture where our people are empowered to bring fresh ideas and perspectives and to develop new approaches.
We also take the time to foster a work environment that is enjoyable for all. This means we like to collaborate, support and encourage our people, encourage excellence and innovation and take the time to have some fun and celebrate our successes.
MBIE is the lead agency for making it easier for business to work with government. MBIE's purpose is to grow the New Zealand economy to provide a better standard of living for all New Zealanders. We do this by working with others to help businesses to be more competitive, improving job opportunities and by ensuring quality housing is more affordable.
Our way of working is guided by our values which shape our behaviours.
- Mahi Tahi – Better Together
- Maia – Bold and brave
- Pae Kahurangi – Build our Future
- Pono Me Te Tika – Own It
How to apply:
Click on the APPLY button below in order to be directed to our on-line careers website. You may view a position description at this site, as well as complete the on-line application, and upload a CV and cover letter. For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.
Email Jo Smith at email@example.com quoting ref MBIE/1468864 if you have any further questions.
Applications close at 5pm on Sunday 12th July 2020.