Strategic Service Development Manager
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Assurity Consulting is a NZ owned and operated, delivery consultancy working with businesses to help solve challenges and bring their future forward. We do this strategically through working with Executive Leaders and their teams, where our exceptional people with vision and expertise work in partnership with them to transform their business. Our range of services are unparalleled in the market and include Business Analysis, Innovation, DevOps, Design Thinking, Agile, Software Testing and Test Engineering.
Could you be who we’re looking for?
As the Service Development Manager you’ll have a key position on the Branch Leadership Team (BLT) reporting to the General Manager. You’ll work side by side with the other BLT members, ‘Service Leads’ and our Clients.
In this position you’ll be setting the service strategy, vision and purpose, ensuring our amazing consultants have the capability and capacity to deliver for our clients.You’’ also run a successful consulting practice across the Agile, BA, User Insights and Test services within Assurity.
With your knowledge and experience you know what's coming in the future - using your crystal ball means you’ll be able to preempt the solutions, capability and skills needed in this ever changing world to ensure we stay ahead of the curve and provide market leading consultancy and delivery services and ultimately help our clients to achieve amazing outcomes.
There is a strong emphasis around change and transformation, agility and adaptability in this position and you’ll be comfortable acting on this quickly and nimbly - we’re disrupting the status quo.
Business Development and Sales capability aren’t the primary requirements for this position, but what you will be doing is solutioning and pre sales. You’ll be able to see a need and figure out how to approach it.
What you’ll bring with you
You’ll have a good breadth and depth of experience, being an expert and credible practitioner in your chosen field with significant experience in new ways of working, or transformation and change management.
It’s essential you can lead high performing teams and know how to get the best out of people. You’ve set strategy, written statements of work and pitched for business, have excellent relationships with Executive Leaders and know how to work closely with them and influence for change.
With this you are comfortable talking about Organisation Change, Strategy, Organisation Enablement, and are comfortable with Design Thinking.
You know what’s happening in the market and can help establish our direction for the next 2 - 5 years and beyond.
What’s in it for you?
Working for Assurity, you get variety and the ability to lead a group of exceptional people and be a trusted advisor to our clients. In this role you will help shape the future of Assurity business and our position in the market. You’ll also get
- A competitive salary and incentive
- Regular Branch and National connections and social events
- Friday drinks back at the office (we sometimes pull out the board games as well)
- Community of practice events
- Regular social club events
- Sports teams
- Staff Charitable Trust
Other benefits include health, life and income protection insurance, the ability to purchase additional annual leave, extra sick leave and wellness initiatives throughout the year.
Want to see what it’s like working for us? Check out our Instagram @assuritynz
Get in touch
For more information you can contact me on 04 473 0901 or for a copy of the job description email firstname.lastname@example.org. Otherwise hit Apply and in your Cover Letter tell us why the role appeals to you.
We are accredited with Immigration NZ and as such welcome applications from international candidates that meet the criteria for our roles and demonstrate a passion for NZ.