Change Manager

Gisborne District Council

  • Fixed Term
  • Gisborne

Fixed Term - Two Years

Gisborne District Council have a dynamic time ahead, with the implementation of new software to enhance our services and increase efficiencies. 

To get the most out of this project, we need a confident and empathetic leader to engage our people and channel our journey through communications, road mapping, implementation and review. This exciting and rare opportunity provides the platform for high job satisfaction, with the abundance of challenges and learnings to gain from the process and the direct impact to the people and resources of Tairāwhiti.

As a member of the Gisborne District Council team, you’ll enjoy seeing how your contribution makes a difference to our region.  We were the proud winners of the 2019 LGNZ Excellence Awards, for our work to grow and promote the well-being of our community and people, and we offer a flexible and supportive environment with the opportunity to learn from the breadth of knowledge and experiences that we provide. 

To forge ahead in this role you’ll need…

  • A high level of computer literacy and understanding of ICT concepts;
  • Well-developed soft skills, with the ability to facilitate groups and influence outcomes;
  • At least three years’ experience of managing organisational change;
  • A tertiary qualification in change management or related field or additional equivalent work experience;
  • An understanding of change management best practice.

Experience of leading change projects within a similar environment would be highly advantageous but isn’t essential.  What’s more important is your attitude and passion for embarking on this hugely important project with us. 

Job Description

Please contact Jessica Knox for further information, or view a copy of the position description at  Careers | Gisborne District Council (gdc.govt.nz).

Applications close at 10am on Tuesday 28 September 2021.   

We would like to move quickly on this and may interview prior to the closing date if we have the opportunity.

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