Practice Manager (People Leader)

  • Full-time, permanent role
  • Based in Wellington
  • Work in a fun, collaborative environment

Westpac has a strong and trusted brand in the New Zealand market.  We are responsible for leading some great innovative banking products and continue to enhance our customers experience with next generation banking.
We believe people are the key to a successful organisation. We value people, their happiness, wellbeing, engagement and career aspirations, along with getting other things done.
We want you to be part of creating an amazing work culture within our busy technology environment.
What is the role like?
We have engineering, delivery and support organised into cross-functional squads, each including a Scrum Master. Leadership is mixed, with Release Train Managers primarily leading delivery and Practice Managers primarily leading the people.
Deep people care is the primary purpose of the Practice Manager, focused on individual people from various squads. This includes personal coaching, wellbeing, growth, and career development. Additionally creating the right environment and culture, recruitment and on-boarding, various administrative tasks, and supporting those who lead the delivery of quality outcomes to our customers.
What we’re looking for:
Someone with previous people leading experience and a passion for helping individuals to achieve their full potential.  You will also be committed to your own personal and professional growth, be willing to share your learnings, and celebrate and be inspired by others’ discoveries.  This role is part of a close-knit community so strong collaboration skills are essential. 
What we’ll provide:
A supportive team environment where we celebrate our successes and help each other deal with the challenges.  This role will give you the opportunity to take your leadership skills to the next level and learn about the technology that supports our business.
This role will enable you to work closely with a range of talented IT specialists across the Technology team, in a stimulating and challenging environment. 
From day one, we’ll invest in your growth and empower you to take ownership of your development. You can also enrol in our industry-leading superannuation programme and fantastic staff banking package. 
Let’s go!
Apply today with your CV and Cover Letter. We’re also keen to have a chat with all shortlisted applicants about workplace flexibility. 
You can contact Mike Seales in DigiTech or John Williams in Recruitment.   

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