Regional Operations Director | Christchurch
|Position Type:||Fixed Term Contract|
|Attachments:|| PD - MIQ Operations, Regional Operations Director - November 2020.pdf (PDF, 627KB)
|Application Close Date:||26-Mar-2021|
Regional Operations Director
- Based in Christchurch
- 12 months fixed term
- Great opportunity!
About the role:
This is an exciting opportunity for a Regional Operations Director to join the team within the Regional Operations Delivery branch of Managed Isolation & Quarantine (MIQ). MIQ has been set up as critical part of our border measures to keep COVID-19 out of Aotearoa New Zealand.
Working in MIQ is fast paced and dynamic. What unites our people is our passion for keeping all New Zealanders safe during an unprecedented global pandemic.
The Regional Operations Director supports the Managed Isolation & Quarantine Group by leading operations for a large and complex MIQ regional site. This role represents MIQ externally in the community and works closely with sector wide groups, representatives and key external stakeholders within their geographical area.
The Regional Operations Director is accountable for the effective and efficient running of MIQ operations within the region, including operational management of the regional office and managed isolation facilities (including quarantine facilities). This role works closely with employees from multiple agencies and private companies. Accountabilities include site security and compliance, facilities management, operational reporting, workforce testing, transport and logistics co-ordination, entry/exit management, accommodation and allocation co-ordination. This role also works closely with the General Manager and MIQ Leadership Team in the development and implementation of strategic initiatives, operations and supporting plans.
What we are looking for;
- Experience in management of operations functions and/or business units, in a complex and/or global organisation
- Experience in developing and maintaining key networks and relationships with stakeholders, including other New Zealand agencies, and in being able to navigate through complex political environments in order to promote the organisation
- Good knowledge and practical application and interpretation of legislation
- Experience in leading, coaching and mentoring others to achieve results and personal growth
Applicants must have the right to work in New Zealand.
About MIQ MIQ became a Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) business group on 13 July 2020. The purpose of managed isolation is to ensure COVID-19 is not spread to the community while enabling Kiwis and other exempted travellers to return to New Zealand safely. A key enabler of this work is collaboration across government.
Over 113,000 people have passed through MIQ since New Zealand stood up its response to COVID-19. We operate thirty-two managed isolation facilities in five regions.
A range of agencies including the Ministry of Health, All-of-Government, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, Police, Customs, New Zealand Defence Force, Aviation Security Service and other business groups in MBIE are working together to deliver an enduring MIQ system.
About MBIE: 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.
Enquiries are welcome and should be made to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting MBIE/1514376.
Applications close on Wednesday 3 March 2021 (5pm)