Team Manager | Field Collections x 2

Statistics NZ

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Auckland

Mō mātou | About Us 

As New Zealand's national statistics office, Tatauranga Aotearoa Stats NZ is uniquely positioned to support the decisions that the Government, Māori and Iwi organisations, businesses, NGO's and New Zealanders make every day. Our structure, culture and systems are designed with collaboration and customers in mind - mobilised and working together to realise our ambition: About Aotearoa, for Aotearoa - data that improves lives today and for generations to come.

Mō te tūnga | The role 

As a Team Manager you'll be leading, supporting and empowering a number of operational team leaders across Aotearoa that focus on the collection of people and business data to ensure the government can make the right decisions to help improve the wellbeing of all New Zealanders.

Reporting to the Senior Manager Field Collections your main focus is to support and develop your people to achieve high performance and improving the supplier experience. You will build trusted relationships across Collection Operations and with data suppliers and champion an improved supplier experience that will contribute to the fit for purpose sourcing of data.

Day to day you may find yourself:

  • Coaching and mentoring one of your direct reports
  • Empowering your teams to achieve results
  • Contributing to Health & Safety policies and procedures
  • Collaborating with other business groups within Stats NZ
  • Involved with procurement processes

Starting salary: $82,827- $ 97,444 negotiable, dependent on skills and experience. 

Mōu | About you 

At Stats NZ, people are at the heart of everything we do, so we're looking for someone who is passionate about leading and growing a positive, passionate team to deliver on collecting quality data across Aotearoa.

To be successful in the role you will:

  • An open and fresh approach, inclusive and collaborative style and the desire to delight your customers.
  • Have proven ability in applying sound leadership skills and behaviours for the development of high performing teams.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and delivering operational responses with medium - large scale operations.
  • Be agile in thinking and working, comfortable working in both a non-structured and structured way.
  • Knowledge/familiarity or a commitment to learning/understanding Te Ao Māori, in order to understand and contribute meaningful work and outcomes for Māori communities.
  • Able to prioritise multiple work streams, and to meet all deadlines in a changing environment.

You'll be joining an inclusive environment where people, regardless of gender, race, disability, religion or background are supported to be able to do their best work. This includes:

  • Opportunity to develop and grow your career
  • Flexible by default, balance life and work commitments
  • Exciting and meaningful work that makes a difference to Aotearoa
  • Opportunity to develop and grow your career (coaching culture, study support, secondments, acting up)

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply 

If the above matches your skills and experience, don't delay, click apply now.

Any questions that haven't been answered in this advert or the position description or if you have difficulty with your application please email

We will be screening applications as we receive them in order to move swiftly to interview shortly after the advert closes on 27 July 2021 at 23:55pm but may be removed earlier. You may be asked to complete pre-interview screen.

Check out our careers site to find out more about Tatauranga Aotearoa Stats NZ.

Note to Recruitment Agencies: unsolicited CVs will not be accepted, see our careers site for our process.

You must have the right to live and work in Aotearoa New Zealand to apply for this job.

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