Deputy Area Manager, Investigations | All Office Locations
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|Application Close Date:||17-Aug-2022|
- Join a growing team who are making an impact to the health, safety and wellbeing of New Zealanders
- Excellent benefits including free life, trauma and income protection insurances
- Ideally Manukau location but will consider Whangarei, or Albany
- Starting salary range $122,435-$130,420
We are looking for an experienced people leader who has a proven track record in leading and managing serious and complex investigations.
About the role
As Deputy Area Manager Investigations (Area 1) you will cover the Auckland and Northland area (travel to offices in Manukau, Auckland Central, Albany and Whangarei will be part of the role). Ideally you would be based in our Manukau office, however for the right person we are open to considering being based in Albany or Whangarei the other three locations.
This is a permanent position to support the leadership positions and functions within the Specialist Intervention group which is part of the overall operations group within WorkSafe New Zealand
As Deputy Area Manager you will assist the Area Manager: Investigations to deliver an efficient and effective investigations function across the Area and nationally. You will hold specified sign-off delegations for prosecutions and contribute as an effective member of the area management team.
In this role, your key responsibilities will be:
- To work closely with the Area Manager in delivering the objectives
- To assist to coordinate, plan, monitor, adjust, and report against progress for the area's work programme
- Working closely with the Investigations Principals and Area Managers to ensure consistency, quality and timeliness of signoffs and the provision of technical expertise to other staff
- Modelling the senior leadership behaviours expected by WorkSafe
- Reporting and communication
- Financial and contract management
- Risk management
- Stakeholder and relationship management
To be successful, you will bring:
- Team leadership experience and ability and enthusiasm for coaching, mentoring, guiding and leading Inspectors and Trainee Inspectors
- Strong collaborative style of work
- A track record in leading and managing high quality, serious and complex investigations in an operational regulatory environment (within a health and safety regulatory agency will be advantageous)
- Sound judgement and decision-making capability and a practised ability to assess risks associated with high-profile cases
- Sound knowledge of relevant legislation, operational policy, practice frameworks and business processes, and how these should be applied by inspectors and support staff across the respective teams
- A tertiary qualification in a relevant field and/or extensive and comparable experience and training
- A HSWA ID showing a certificate of appointment as an Inspector is not essential but could be an advantage
The full position description is available from the advert on our careers centre: WorkSafe New Zealand
As part of our remuneration framework the full salary range for the position is from $119,774 to $159,698, and our expected starting base salary for the right person is from $122,435 to $130,420. Note: KiwiSaver/SSRSS employer contribution is additional to/on top of your base salary.
WorkSafe New Zealand, Mahi Haumaru Aotearoa, is the primary workplace health and safety regulator – our vision is that everyone who goes to work comes home healthy and safe. Our people are passionate about our vision and embrace and demonstrate our WorkSafe Values - Ngā Mātāpono:
- Whakakotahi – we're united in a strong purpose
- Kōrero mai – we engage meaningfully
- Tiakina mai - we're entrusted with a duty of care.
We offer a range of benefits including:
- free life, trauma and income protection insurances
- discounts on health insurance and eye care
- four weeks annual leave plus three days WorkSafe leave
- 15 days sick leave
- $400 contribution towards setting up your home workstation, and
- learning and professional development opportunities
We operate on a flexible by default basis, allowing you and your manager to create a flexible work experience that supports you and the business to succeed.
There are a range of networks you can become part of, such as our Te Rōpū Atuapiko Rainbow Network (we're also Rainbow Tick accredited), Māori Network, WorkSafe Pacific Network and our Kapa Haka group.
COVID-19 Vaccination policy
WorkSafe strongly encourages and supports all our people to be vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19, however our current policy position is that vaccination is not a requirement for employment. Please note that WorkSafe may, if needed, reintroduce a vaccination requirement, or other approaches for managing a significant outbreak.
How to apply
Click the apply link, complete an application form and submit a copy of your CV and cover letter.
Applications close on Wednesday 17th August 2022