National Migration Manager - Wellington

New Zealand Red Cross is the lead provider of settlement of refugees in the community and we have an exciting opportunity for a National Migration Development Manager to join our National Migration Team.

New Zealand Red Cross is a member National Society of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), which is the world's largest humanitarian network. As part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, our work is guided by seven fundamental principles; humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality.

New Zealand Red Cross is the lead provider of settlement of refugees in the community and we have an exciting opportunity for a National Migration Development Manager to join our National Migration Team.

This position is a fixed term position to provide additional management support during a period of development and change. This role will provide operational change support, creating project timelines and assisting with their implementation. This role will also undertake projects and initiatives as outlined in the work plan.

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Create project management plans for implementing new services and projects
  • Support staff transitioning through change in collaboration with local managers, National Migration Team and People & Culture.
  • Provide the managers with relevant coaching, supervision and support to deliver the programmes within the National strategy and stakeholders requirements.
  • Provide clear and supportive leadership to staff to enable them to contribute to the direction of New Zealand Red Cross to their full potential

We encourage you to apply for this role if you have:

  • Empathy, a strong passion for humanitarian causes, and a commitment to the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross Red Crescent Movement.
  • Proven experience in a large not-for-profit or service delivery organisation, with a good understanding of the internal and external environments for such organisations in New Zealand
  • Project management experience – at a national project scope level
  • Change management experience – including national level, multiple staff, multiple stakeholders
  • A successful track record of leadership in large NGO humanitarian service delivery or similar environments, ideally working with vulnerable migrant groups

This role can be based in either Nelson, Wellington or Palmerston North. The role is responsible for working at a national level so some travel will be required.

New Zealand Red Cross is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity. We welcome applications from individuals from diverse backgrounds particularly those who have lived experience of the resettlement journey.

If you wish to discuss this opportunity or for further information, please contact Sue Price, National Migration Manager at New Zealand Red Cross on sue.price@redcross.org.nz

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Applications close 5pm on 1 July 2019

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