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Director Corporate Services and Risk

Permanent / Full Time

Save the Children:
Here in Aotearoa New Zealand and around the world, we give a powerful voice to children and champion their rights. Our vision is a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development, and participation. We want to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and achieve lasting change in their lives. Save the Children New Zealand is a long-standing member of the leading international development and humanitarian organisation Save the Children Association, which supports child-focused operations in more than 120 countries around the world worth more than US$ 2 billion annually. We work with our supporters and partners to advocate, campaign and programme for change to improve children’s wellbeing, realise children’s rights and ensure children’s voices are being heard.
Purpose of the role:
The Director: Corporate Services and Risk is responsible for overseeing the corporate services functions, including finance, IT, administration and facilities, contract management and procurement. This role also involves setting and managing the organisation’s risk management framework, identifying potential risks and implementing strategies to mitigate them. The Director: Corporate Services and Risk ensures that all corporate services align with the organisation’s strategic goals and that the organisation is compliant with legislation and Save the Children International Standards.
Person Specification:

  • CA Qualified. Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, risk management or related field.
  • At least 8 years of experience in corporate services, risk management or related area, with at least 5 years in a senior management position.
  • Strong knowledge of corporate governance, risk management principles and regulatory requirements.
  • Excellent stakeholder management, leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to develop and implement strategic plans.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Financial and risk management acumen and experience with budget management.
  • Proficiency in overseeing information technology management.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • High ethical standards and integrity.

To apply for this position, hit the Apply Now button or visit and refer to vacancy no. 881819. For further information please contact Paul Hodder on 04-499-9471. You must be eligible to work in New Zealand.

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