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Delivery Lead

Date:  21-Sep-2022

Wellington, NZ


About us

The Ministry of Social Development is a people-centred organisation. We’re in communities across the motu, working with partners to help New Zealanders be safe, strong and independent.
We provide social policy and advice to government and assistance, including income, employment and housing support to people of all ages, families, whānau and communities.
As a Te Tiriti o Waitangi partner we are committed to supporting and enabling Māori, whānau, hapū, Iwi and communities to realise their own potential and aspirations.
Our people are as diverse as the communities we serve. We care about the wellbeing and success of our people and provide a supportive and inclusive working environment where people can thrive and be who they are.



Delivery Lead



Service Delivery – Wellington

Fixed Term to December 2023




The MSD Housing Portfolio is responsible for the design and delivery of technical and business systems and products for our front line and customers to support our clients to stay in their homes or getting a home.

This role is a vital part of the leadership team of the Building the Future Housing System value stream in the Portfolio.

Reporting to the Director, you will be responsible for informing and executing the value stream’s roadmap; and leading a collaborative, cross-agency project to deliver new technology systems and business processes to support the shared operational housing functions between MSD and other agencies.




In this role, you will be expected to:


•    apply project management best practice and ensure team plans are defined, prioritised and of high quality, 
•    lead cross MSD and external agency teams to plan and deliver project features 
•    coordinate cross agency efforts and ensure alignment between the project and the rest of the value stream work programme and across other MSD portfolios,
•    Deliver quality solutions within budget and agreed timelines




You will have: 


•    experience in the successful delivery of detailed technology focused projects
•    proven experience in the delivery of work, from conceptual design to implementation
•    experience in navigating large organisations to ensure those that need to contribute to the work are included at the right time to support delivery 




If you have a passion for creating a positive and productive team environment, experience in the development of information technology systems to support changed business process and sound project management then do not delay and apply now!



Salary range: $100,014.00 - $150,022.00






How to apply


To apply, click the 'Apply Now' button to upload your CV, cover letter and complete the online application form.  


Note: Your cover letter will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience relates to the key responsibilities listed in the position description. 


All applications must be made online.  If this is not possible or if you have any queries, please contact us at


Internal MSD Employees – please apply through your myHR portal at work.  This will ensure that your myHR employee profile is visible as internal candidate.



Closing date:  6 October 2022






Joining us

Joining MSD means being part of a whānau that celebrates the diversity each individual represents.  We show manaaki, we care about the wellbeing and success of people and want everyone to thrive, and be who they are in a supportive and inclusive working environment. We work together to make a difference for communities while doing the right thing with integrity. We are a Treaty partner committed to strengthening relationships with Māori, Hapū, Iwi and communities to realise their own potential and aspirations.

If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so we can assist you through the recruitment process.


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