Permanent full time role
Based in our Central Wellington Office
Annual Salary of $172,750 plus five weeks annual leave and a suite of insurances
About Housing New Zealand
Housing New Zealand Corporation is a Crown agent that provides housing services for people in need. It isn't just about getting a roof over people's heads - we also work closely with others to ensure our tenants have access to good support services.
On 1 October 2019, Housing New Zealand Corporation becomes part of Kainga Ora - Homes and Communities.
About Kainga Ora - Homes and Communities
Kainga Ora - Homes and Communities, brings together the three existing agencies of Housing New Zealand, HLC and KiwiBuild to form a new organisation.
Kainga Ora - Homes and Communities is central to the Government's aspirations for housing and urban development. It will work across the housing spectrum to build thriving communities where everyone has a place to call home.
This new organisation will have two key roles - being a public housing landlord, and partnering with the development community, iwi, local and central government to deliver urban development projects of all sizes.
The anticipated start date for this new organisation is 1 October 2019.
Our Values - Kotahitanga | One Team
Housing New Zealand has important work to do and our aspirations are big. We believe that people do their best within an environment of trust, care, contribution, humility and learning. We also do our best when we take personal responsibility to achieve our shared vision and maintain a working environment we are proud of. The values that drive us are:
Wetrust, each other and share ownership
Wecare, about each other as people
Our vision is 'Building lives and communities by housing New Zealanders'. To help us achieve this we are currently recruiting for a Chief Architect to manage the Enterprise Architecture team and take responsibility for leading the wider architectural practice. You will lead and organise our architectural resources and set the technology strategy for the organisation.
You will chair the Technical Design Authority and provide a unified view on whether proposals received are consistent with the technology strategy, roadmap and operating model and will be actively involved in reviewing project deliverables and guiding the Solution Architects working on the delivery of projects.
What you'll need to bring
Demonstrated ability to establish and lead a significant ICT change to improve ICT services delivery across a diverse organisation
Extensive experience in enterprise architecture at various levels and areas
Experience in the use of current architecture frameworks and methodologies
Understanding of capital and operational budgets management
Strong experience with RFIs, RFPs and business cases
What we offer
We offer competitive salaries and five weeks annual leave for all new starters as well as a benefits package including a range of insurances, flexible working arrangements and career development. These benefits are described in more detail here https://careers.hnzc.co.nz/a-great-place-to-work/benefits.
We provide a working environment with opportunities for self-development and new challenges. If you'd like to join a team of professionals who are passionate about people, improving the quality of the lives of our tenants and giving something back to the community we would love to hear from you. To learn more about us and the work we do click here http://careers.hnzc.co.nz.
How to apply
To view the position description and apply for this role please follow the online process via http://careers.hnzc.co.nz. Please note: All applicants including Housing New Zealand employees need to follow this process. If you have any questions please contact the recruitment team via the HR Service Centre at **********.
Applications close on Thursday 26 September.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability.