Technical Advisor at NZ Ministry of Education, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Wellington based
Help shape the future of Education
He mea tārai e mātou te mātauranga kia rangatira ai, kia mana taurite ai ōna huanga
We work to shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes
At Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga | Ministry of Education, we work to provide services and support nationally, regionally and locally to the education sector, and in some cases, directly to ākonga and whānau.
We help shape the policies, settings and performance of the education system for early learning, schooling and tertiary. We do this by building relationships and understanding the needs of those who receive our services.
About our group and team
Te Puna Hanganga Matihiko as part of the Ministry of Education, manages the Crown's second largest property portfolio of around 2,100 schools with a book value of $23.7 billion and transportation of over 100,000 students to and from school each day.
Our vision for school property is that all schools have quality learning environments as part of a well-managed and sustainable portfolio that helps deliver equitable and excellent outcomes for every child.
Mō tēnei tūranga | About this role
The Technical Advisor is responsible for providing research and building performance analysis and using this evidence base to support planning and investment design decisions, and integration of strategies/technologies to inform school design and policy direction that defines technical specifications for achieving the desired level of performance for school buildings.
- Contribute to plans that support and undertake building analysis tasks that may be stand-alone or part of a larger technical issue
- Provide support writing technical specifications, testing assumptions and predictions
- Establish and coordinate information collection, planning and consultation processes which feed into design guidance
- Be the go-to person for high quality technical advice on a wide range of building performance issues associated with maintaining the internal environmental quality
You will be supported by subject matter experts and assisted by other departments such as Procurement and Asset Management
Please note there is further information in the attached Job Description.
Mōhou ake | About you
You will offer:
- Excellent analysis and problem-solving ability
- Be a clear communicator (written and verbal) who is confident to test ideas and concepts with others
- Experience of providing high quality and timely advice, written and verbal
- Sound project management skills and experience including procurement and contracting experience
- Able to focus and deliver results in a busy demanding environment
- Be a team player who works to both support and challenge colleagues
Kua rite koe mō tēnei mahi? | Are you ready to make a difference?
We need to reflect the diverse communities we serve, so we welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, orientations, and identities. As an organisation, we are committed to building racial equity and excellence in the education sector.
We want to provide flexible working environments where everyone feels relevant, valued and supported.
Please review the Job Description and if this opportunity interests you, and you meet the requirements, apply now using the ‘Apply Online' button.
Please note that some roles at Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga | Ministry of Education are subject to the requirements of the COVID-19 Public Health (Vaccinations) Order.
For successful applicant/s to be offered these roles, they will need to comply with the requirement to be vaccinated and provide information and evidence regarding their vaccination status.
For further information, please contact Kim McGregor at email@example.com
Applications close Midnight - Sunday 5 December 2021.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||NZ Ministry of Education|
|Position type:||Permanent full-time|
|Category:||Policy & analysis|
|Attachment:||JD - Technical Advisor - Building Performance - Te Haratau - Nov 2021.pdf (PDF, 268KB)
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