To strengthen leadership across the system, secretaries, and chief executives also hold additional roles to lead and co-ordinate best practice in particular areas of the Public Service on behalf of the team. The purpose of these roles is to ensure sufficient alignment where there are commonalities across agencies, better organise the system around shared priorities and services and help the Public Service operate as a unified whole.
These roles include:
system leads designated under the Public Service Act 2020
Find out more about each leader and organisation:
Current Public Service leaders
New Zealand’s central government organisations
System Leads work through Te Ohu Tumu Whakarae i te Ratonga Tūmatanui | Public Service Leadership Team (PSLT) which brings together the Public Service secretaries, chief executives, and deputy Public Service commissioners. Collectively, they provide strategic leadership that contributes to an effective and cohesive Public Service.
Te Ohu Tumu Whakarae i te Ratonga Tūmatanui | Public Service Leadership Team