Otago Polytechnic

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Director: Performance Improvement

Dunedin City - Otago

Director: Performance Improvement

Otago Polytechnic – Dunedin City – Otago

Full Time, Permanent

At Otago Polytechnic, we continuously work hard to put the learner at the heart of everything that we do, and plan to strengthen this for the future.

As a result, we are embarking upon an exciting journey of progressive transformation, and strengthening our leadership team to help inspire and navigate the way forward.

We are looking for a confident and tenacious leader, who is committed to performance improvement.  Someone with a proven ability in successfully building and maintaining trust across self-leading teams, achieved through clear and consistent communication. 

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a real impact on educational excellence, and on the experience of all Otago Polytechnic learners and staff?

This exciting opportunity reports to the Deputy Chief Executive: People, Performance and Development, and will support the ongoing development and implementation of collaborative improvement/performance excellence across the Polytechnic.

To be considered for this role you will be an experienced performance improvement professional who is knowledgeable about educational performance outcomes, and the achievement of performance excellence within this context.

You will have a strong customer focus and bring with you a positive attitude to organisational change, along with a firm belief in a distributed and empowering model of leadership.

For a position description or to apply please visit our website.  For specific information, please contact Michelle Barron (Chief Executives Office) on 0800 762 786.

Applications close:  5pm, Friday 7 October, 2016

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Business Improvement Analyst

Dunedin City - Otago

Business Improvement Team

Full Time, Fixed Term 1.5 Years

We are looking for a passionate change agent, committed to making things breathtakingly better!

Are you a high energy and upbeat individual that wants to work in a challenging, dynamic environment where customer satisfaction is a critical component of success?

This exciting opportunity works within the Business Improvement team, and will support the ongoing development and hands-on implementation of collaborative improvement/performance excellence across 50+ highly talented self-leading teams, assisting them to achieve tangible operational improvements in performance.

This role should appeal to business improvement professionals seeking a challenge, and individuals with a background in achieving organisational transformation through the application of leading practice improvement approaches, including lean, performance measurement, process optimisation, and visual management.

You will have a strong customer service ethic and excellent analytical skills, and will bring with you a positive and productive team attitude, including the drive to be a highly-functioning member of a self-leading team.

For specific information, please contact Gayle Reihana (Business Improvement Team) on 0800 762 786

Applications close: 5pm, Monday 26th September 2016

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