About the Role
New Zealand Police delivers services that ensure communities are safe and feel secure, with less crime, road trauma, and fewer victims. New Zealand Police operates 24 hours a day in a complex environment actively preventing crime and crashes. With around 14,000 staff, we work from community-based Police stations and large policing hubs, operate on land, sea, and in the air, and respond to over 860,000 emergency calls every year.
To support these ambitions, New Zealand Police currently seeks expressions of interest for the appointment of an Assistant Commissioner/Executive Director - Chief Information Officer.
This role is responsible for providing leadership and direction for the Information and Communications Technology Service Centre Group (ICT). You will be required to create and execute a technology strategy that is in line with business goals and outcomes while creating a culture that embraces change and ensures the ICT landscape continues to evolve effectively and efficiently.
Specifically, you will look after the following:
- Mobility & Digital – enabling front line capability.
- Business Enablement – aligning ICT to Police Strategy, resources, and market capability.
- Service Operations – ensuring that ICT services work for Police operations.
- Information Management and Assurance – balancing opportunities and risks.
- Technology Development – delivering solutions that meet Police’s operational needs.
Critical to this position is the link between technology and the safety of operational staff and their ability to ensure the safety and security of communities.
Skills and Experience
To be successful in this role you will demonstrate deep expertise in values and service-led leadership, including the management of diverse teams through context of transformation, and an authentic approach to stakeholder engagement.
You will bring an innovative and aspirational approach to technology strategy, whilst having a strong appreciation for the criticality of technology operations in an organisation like New Zealand Police.
Additionally, you will be able to demonstrate alignment to the core capabilities of a strategic leader outlined here
For those seeking a challenging position that will directly support the essential role of New Zealand Police in our communities, this role represents a compelling next career step.
To apply in strict confidence now, please complete the ‘apply for this job’ application form, attaching your cover letter and CV. Applications close on 8 November 2021 at 5.00 pm. Emails will be electronically acknowledged and further correspondence may be by email.
Click here to view the Candidate Briefing document.
For more information please phone Ben Stevenson on +64 21 612 106.
To apply use application form or email email@example.com