Manager, Technology and Support Services

Fire and Emergency New Zealand

Manager, Technology and Support Services

Exciting role within Fire and Emergency New Zealand. This is an opportunity to use your significant management and Microsoft technical skills to implement and grow our Cloud and Mobile strategies.
If you seek a challenge and can make a positive difference across a wide range of services you should apply for this role that will provide you;
• Lots of variety
• Room to grow and expand your considerable Microsoft technical experience
• Be part of a small management team that is transforming the way our people use and adopt new technology


Who are we…

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is a Crown Entity established on 1 July 2017 under the Fire and Emergency New Zealand Act 2017. The role of our new organisation is to reduce unwanted fires, respond to structural and vegetation fires and other emergencies including motor vehicle crashes, medical emergencies, hazardous substance related incidents, natural disasters and support increased community resilience.

Our new, unified organisation provides a fire and emergency service that delivers for communities, and the firefighters who serve them, now and in the future.


What is the role?

You will be a technical manager who is highly regarded in achieving results while preserving key relationships and be able to build and form strong relationships across all parts of our organisation. Your ability to see the bigger picture, to be able to communicate with our front-line and corporate staff and work with business units and our external partners to meet their strategic priorities will set you apart from other applicants.

This position is a direct report to the Director ICT and is accountable for the day-to-day operation of computing infrastructure, end user devices and software, networks, data centres, the production support and strategy of our Cloud and Mobile Strategies and the systems that are necessary to provide a superior service for our users. You will need to have excellent communication skills and be able to work across teams (ICT and other business users) and be results focused.

This is an opportunity not to be missed if you are committed to making a difference in a large and complex organisation that operates across New Zealand with overseas deployments at times.


The ideal applicant will be able demonstrate the following key skills:

  • Extensive technical knowledge in Microsoft technologies, in particular Cloud, Azure and related Cloud applications.
  • A desire and passion to pro-actively provide our users the right and useable tools for them to do their role.
  • A transparent and open communication style. You will be comfortable working with all levels of the organisation, in particular our front-line volunteers and career staff.
  • The ability to see the bigger picture and a clear vision on how to get there.
  • Sound financial and resource planning.

The remuneration range for this role is $129,173 – $151,968. Benefits include matched Kiwisaver employer contributions of up to 6%, life and income protection insurance for KiwiSaver contributors, and unlimited fair use sick leave policy.

So, if you’re looking for that career move that you will never regret, then we’ll provide you with a unique opportunity to utilise your knowledge and skills in a new organisation that is at the heart of serving our communities.

How to apply

For more information about this role please email

Please prepare your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and follow the link below to apply. All applications are to be made via TEKsystems.