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Change Manager

Date: 22-Dec-2020

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council


He angitūtanga: The opportunity

Our newly formed directorate, Group Services purpose is to help create an Auckland we can all be proud of. Our vision is to ensure our customers love us for the difference we can make, and our people feel excited, proud and energised.

In this critical role, you will ensure initiatives are defined, designed, planned, resourced and implemented successfully from a change perspective and timely and actionable change risk and readiness data and change advice is available for the Enterprise Change lead, Strategy and Planning team, ELT and ELG sponsors, project teams and impacted departments. 

You will lead opportunities to ensure change is delivered more effectively are developed and highlighted to business owners, including a better employee experience of change, enhanced customer outcomes and assured benefit delivery. 

He kōrero mōu: About you

Tertiary qualified in Business, Change Management, Programme or Project Delivery, Organisational Psychology, Communications, or a combination of these, you will significant experience and deep knowledge of business, transformation, organisational change preferably in a large and complex organisational setting, including process, systems and organisational change.

You will bring significant experience in formal change management for a large programme or project in a complex and multifaceted environment. You will have sound understanding of data, gap, and process analysis and proven experience in process mapping and functional design, using Visio or similar.


With an excellent ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing to summarise key issues and findings, you will be able to formulate supportive ideas and materials as well as present findings and ideas clearly and concisely to a variety of levels of the organisation. You will bring demonstrable experience in change impact assessment and the ability to handle multiple and shifting assigned priorities to provide research results and solutions that are timely, supportive and accurate.

You participate in initiatives to embed te ao Māori into the way we do things. You are willing to develop and build your own understanding and capability to contribute to the delivery of the directorate’s Māori outcomes and wider organisation’s vision to be responsive to the needs and aspirations  of  Māori  as outlined in the Māori Outcomes Performance Measurement Framework –Kia ora Tāmaki Makaurau.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer
As part of a dynamic team, this is your opportunity to make an impact. What we are trying to achieve is no mean feat, therefore we need people who enjoy a challenge, relish change and embrace ambiguity. If you feel you can contribute to this outcome through your experience, excitement, and ingenuity please take up our invitation to apply.
Applications close Sunday 24th January 2021.


Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.