Scale Up NZ Manager

at Callaghan Innovation
Location Auckland, New Zealand
Date Posted November 17, 2020
Category Management
Job Type Full-time
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Scale Up NZ Manager Callaghan Innovation location Auckland.

About the role we have an exciting opportunity for a passionate people leader to provide leadership to our Scale-Up NZ team until July 2021. In addition to your people leadership responsibilities, you will also oversee the day to day operations of the Scale-Up NZ platform, our free online platform that makes it faster and easier for ambitious businesses to find and connect with the people, capital and other help they need to innovate and grow.

You will be leading a team of four data analysts that are responsible for managing and growing the 2,000+ profiles and 4,000+ customers on the platform. If you have a strong desire to develop effective relationships and provide top notch customer service, alongside supporting your team to meet and exceed their set targets, this is the role for you.

About you to be successful in this role you will have previous experience working with a platform similar to Scale Up NZ and/or providing data analysis and insights capabilities. Be passionate about leading a high performance team to success through effective people leadership. Have strong analytical and problem solving skills

Be an effective communicator with a range of audiences, being able to influence and drive action when required. Have previous experience working in a lean, agile manner, with design thinking methodologies. Have a keen attention to detail/accuracy, ensuring that the SUNZ data is accurate and well maintained. Have a strong delivery and risk management focus that is able to manage competing priorities and change.

About us Callaghan Innovation is New Zealand's innovation agency. We activate innovation and help businesses grow faster for a better New Zealand. To do this we partner with ambitious businesses of all sizes, delivering a range of innovation and research and development (R&D) services to suit each stage of their growth. Our staff - including more than 200 of New Zealand's leading scientists and engineers - empower innovators by connecting people, opportunities and networks, and providing tailored technical solutions, skills and capability development programmes, and grants co-funding.

We also enhance the operation of New Zealand's innovation ecosystem, working closely with MBIE, NZTE, NZGCP, Crown Research Institutes, and other organisations that help increase business investment in R&D and innovation. Our people operate from five urban offices and a regional partner network in a further 12 locations across Aotearoa.

In addition, we can offer you the ability to work alongside some of New Zealand's most talented individuals and the opportunity to work in a supportive team, the chance to make a difference in an innovative organization, the opportunity to grow and develop your skills.