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Senior Advisor

NZ Ministry of Education
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Accounting & finance
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Senior Advisor

Early Childhood Education

Operational Funding Team



The ECE Operational Funding Team within the Ministry of Education manages the delivery of operational funding to over 5,000 ECE services, kōhanga reo and playgroups in New Zealand, as well as providing high quality advice and support for Ministers and sector stakeholders.


If you have experience in public funding, advisory, and service delivery roles, we can offer challenging, interesting and varied work that will test your thinking and skills.


The successful applicant will play a key role within the team by:


  • Leading funding payment process for all ECE services nationally;
  • Providing informed, insightful and constructive advice in response to ad hoc funding queries;
  • Providing high quality data analysis to support effective planning and decision-making; and
  • Contributing to a range of project initiatives to ensure quality tool, processes and systems are developed to support the Ministry and the ECE sector


We offer an environment where every day is different and challenging.  Our wide-ranging work programme will give you opportunities to build your experience in the delivery of critical operational funding and advice to encourage participation in early learning and support the implementation of policy initiatives and programmers across the ECE sector.


A detailed job description for the Senior Advisor role is attached.


Applications close Friday 1 December 2017

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