JOB VACANCY: Programme Manager - Social Housing

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Date listed: 30/08/2017

Applications close: 11/09/2017

Location: Wellington

Organisation: Ministry of Social Development

Job Type: Full-time

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Job Description
Complex, evolving work programme

  • Influence major social reform
  • Shape market development and social service provision
  • Drive outcomes of a key government priority
  • 12 month Fixed Term

The Government is currently undertaking the most important reform of social housing in decades. Within this programme MSD's developing role as the purchaser of social housing offers an exciting and unique challenge.

This is an outstanding opportunity for you to join a new team where you will be involved at the front end as they progress this high profile area of work. As a key member of the Strategic Management and Planning group your role will be to ensure strategic work programmes deliver the outcomes that align to the policy objectives and the organisation's priorities.

You will collaborate across the organisation to increase consistency, productivity, and quality of outcomes, including establishing and improving processes. You will provide information, advice, and recommendations to the groups Senior Leadership Team to ensure efficient and effective management of the work programmes and resources.

This is a complex, evolving work programme which will involve you working across the group, wider organisation and with other agencies and stakeholders, you'll also get to lead a high performing team of Project Managers and Business Analysts so you'll need to have deep experience in:

• managing large complex programmes of work within the public sector environment.

• engaging, influencing and collaborating with internal and external stakeholders.

• successfully leading and managing project teams.

• managing multiple tasks and priorities in an environment that is challenging, fluid and very topical. 

How To Apply
So, if you are a motivated, high performing person who wants to be part of the most important reform of social housing in decades apply by emailing a word version of your resume and cover letter to or call Phillipa McDonald on 04 915 0561 for more information.

Applications close at Monday 11th September 2017.