Programme Director, Government Procurement | Wellington
|Position Type:||Fixed Term Contract|
|Attachments:|| Programme Director Government Procurement, Position Description ,September 21.pdf (PDF, 925KB)
|Application Close Date:||22-Sep-2021|
- Lead the reset of Government Procurement in New Zealand
- Once in a lifetime opportunity to change a critical business function
- Flexible working options, Wellington location, exciting, innovative team culture
About the role:
New Zealand's Government Procurement system strives to deliver greater public value for New Zealanders from the approximately $51.5 billion spent on goods and services per year (~20% of GDP!). The Programme Director, Government Procurement is critical in leading the development and implementation of an ambitious new programme of work to reset Government Procurement. The reset will fundamentally change the Government Procurement function and the value it delivers to New Zealand.
You will bring your extensive programme and change management experience to this fixed-term role for 12-24 months. You have highly-tuned interpersonal skills to help you implement the agenda, while successfully championing change across many agencies, industries and stakeholders.
Key responsibilities of this role would include:
- Leading the development of the programme of work to reset Government Procurement; including articulation of concepts into a design, prioritisation, resourcing and an implementation programme.
- Identifying, assessing and validating programme impacts across the government procurement system.
- Creating and implementing change management strategies and plans related to the programme of work that maximises employee adoption and usage and minimise resistance. Working to drive faster adoption, higher ultimate utilisation of and proficiency with the changes that impact employees.
- Day-to-day responsibility for the management of planned activities, external communications, and mitigation of risks and issues.
- Leadership of all programme processes, including negotiating with and influencing senior executives from government agencies and industry players to deliver their aspects of the plan.
Skills and experience required:
- Credible and authentic leadership, with strong influencing and negotiation skills
- At least 10 years project and programme management experience delivering complex, multi-disciplinary (system, people, process, organisational design) change and multi business unit/multi agency initiatives
- A comprehensive understanding of the Public Sector environment and a demonstrated understanding of policy and regulatory processes, including Government decision-making and operating procedures
- Successful manager of change with a strong track record for achieving results in regards to time, cost and quality of delivery
- Strong ability to build and maintain relationships to achieve required goals, both within MBIE and with suppliers
- Ability to think of broader impacts and link initiatives together to achieve the best outcomes for all parties
- Must have legal right to live and work in New Zealand
Ētahi kōrero mō MBIE: - About MBIE:
MBIE's goal is to create a resilient and high-performing economy that delivers real and ongoing quality of life for all New Zealanders.
Ko te whāinga matua a MBIE he whakatū i tētahi Ohanga e pakari ana, e toitū ana kia tino ora rawa atu ai a Aotearoa whānui.
We do this by working with others to create an environment that supports businesses to be more productive and internationally competitive, enables all New Zealanders to participate in the economy through improved job opportunities and by working to ensure quality housing is more affordable.
Ka tutuki tēnei i tā mātou mahi tahi me ētahi atu ki te whakatū kaupapa e tautoko marika ana i ngā pakihi ki te whakaora i ā rātou anō kia whai hua ai puta noa i te Ao, ā, e whai wāhi mai hoki a Aotearoa whānui ki ngā mahi ohanga mā roto mai i ngā toronga mahi, i ngā kaupapa whakatū kāinga hoki.
Our way of working is guided by our values which shape our behaviours.
Ko ā mātou mātāpono kei te ārahi i ā mātou mahi me ā mātou whanonga.
- Mahi Tahi – Better Together
- Maia – Bold and brave
- Pae Kahurangi – Build our Future
- Pono Me Te Tika – Own It
Our aspirations are echoed in our Māori identity – Hīkina Whakatutuki – which broadly means ‘lifting to make successful'.
Ko ā mātou tūmanako e titia ana ki tō mātou Māoritanga, ārā, kia “Hikina Whakatutuki”
Me pēhea te tono: - How to apply:
Click on the APPLY button below to view a position description and complete your application. All applications must be submitted via our online process.
Pēhia te pātene APPLY ō raro iho nei kia kite ai koe i ngā kōrero whakamahuki mō te tūranga nei, ka whakaoti ake i tō tono. Me mātua tukua mai ēnei tono mā tā mātou tukanga tuihono.
Email Paige at Paige.Haydock@mbie.govt.nz quoting ref MBIE/1564432 if you have any further questions.
Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday 22nd of September 2021
Ka kati ngā tono hei te 5pm.