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Deputy Director  

Listed: 04 February 2019
Permanent | Wellington CBD, Wellington, All Wellington

$130,000 - $149,999

  • Influential senior position, leading a team of 12
  • Technical writing position

What’s in it for you?

This is your chance to work as a Deputy Director with one of New Zealand’s most influential organisations. Located right in the heart of Wellington, you’d be next to all the major public transport routes and could take your breaks at some of the best cafes in town! You’d be also joining a dynamic and high performing team whose purpose is to acquire the best outcome for the Government. If those words describe you, you might be exactly who I’m looking for.


What you would be doing

As the Deputy Director, you’ll be ensuring that you provide sound and insightful leadership to a team of 10-12.  Additionally you’ll be required to assess internal processes and procedures. Some of your daily tasks could include:

  • Delegating responsibilities of the business to the team
  • Writing large and complex business cases on quality assurance, internal processes and review
  • Challenge the business processes to design new or change existing
  • Providing sound management


Who are we looking for?

I’m interested in hearing from a dynamic Deputy Director with significant years of proven experience. You’ll also need to have:

  • Highly developed skills to manage complex processes including negotiations and influencing others
  • Enhanced business acumen skills and knowledges
  • The ability to communicate effectively across the different government departments
  • The ability to communicate effectively with ministers and senior leadership team
  • Proven skills to manage staff (if you have informally lead staff then please apply)
  • Ability to successfully work in a project environment
  • Have a highly developed political awareness
  • The ability to multitask and to tight deadlines
  • Proven analytical skills
  • Strong methodical with sound technical aptitude to write business cases
  • Proven experience in achieving results through team work


Previous experience within a New Zealand government organisation is a must.

Those with permanent residency or are a New Zealand citizen need apply.


What’s next?

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At Parker Bridge, we make every effort to respond to all applications, however sometimes the volume we receive is so large it is not possible. If you do not receive a response from us, please don't take it personally as we really value the effort you made to apply.

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