Change Manager at NZ Ministry of Education, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Experienced in establishing and running a change practice?
- Have you lead significant change projects and business initiatives?
- Then this role is your next challenge?
- 18 months, Fixed Term or Secondment to June 2023
- National Office, Wellington
Kia ora, Bula Vinaka, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Fakatalofa atu, Kia orana, Malo e lelei, Malo ni, Talofa lava, Tena koutou katoa and welcome.
Help shape the future of Education
At the Ministry of Education, we work together to shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes.
Our organisation is made up of more than 4,000 talented and committed people around New Zealand, from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures.
While we work in different groups and on different things, we all strive every day to make the biggest difference we can for every child, young person and adult student in our education system.
About our group and team
Te Puna Ohumahi Mātauranga | Education Workforce is a key part of the Ministry.
We develop the education workforce strategy, including a focus on specialist services, employment relations, pay equity, education payroll, supply and scholarship functions. Our group ensures the system has the right people in the right places at the right time for early learning, kōhanga reo, schools and kura. We have links to tertiary education organisations, in particular wānanga, iwi and Māori, peak bodies and others, in the co-design of solutions to workforce challenges, such as provision of teachers with te reo and mātauranga Māori knowledge and Pacific languages.
This role is working across the pay equity and employment relations team. Our team is a vibrant, fast-paced as we work to investigate, settle and implement bargaining within the education sector.
Mō tēnei tūranga | About this role
Do you have a love of understanding the why behind decisions but also of making things happen? If so, we are looking for you.
We are looking for someone who can identify emerging issues and risks and propose and implement solutions. We are looking for someone with change management experience who can ensure that our bargaining outcomes can be implemented effectively. We are looking for a person who places people at the centre of change process, products and implementation.
Mōhou ake | About you
We are looking for an experienced Change Manager with a track record in establishing and running a change practice as well as leading significant change projects and business initiatives.
You will also offer:
- Previous and extensive change management experience;
- The ability to plan and manage a complex work programme whilst advising and influencing at a senior level;
- Knowledge of union practices and approaches and how to work effectively with unions towards common goals;
- Strong skills in managing risk and emerging issues;
- Strong skills to develop and deliver best practice change management practices to ensure effective implementation;
- the ability to understand and apply the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and tangatawhenuatanga.
If you'd like to bring your skills to a challenging but rewarding role within an organisation that's continuously reaching goals and striving for a better future for New Zealand, we'd love to hear from you.
Kua rite koe mō tēnei mahi? | Are you ready to make a difference?
We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds, including Māori, Pacific and people with disabilities, who will enrich our understanding of the education system.
As a government agency, the Ministry is committed to keeping to the Treaty of Waitangi's guiding principles in our work for and with Māori students, their whānau, hapū and iwi.
Please review the Job Description and if this opportunity interests you, and you meet the requirements, apply now using the ‘Apply Online' button.
For further information, please contact Ian Green at email@example.com
Applications close Midnight 30 January 2022. However, please note that if ideal candidates are found during this time, we will move forward with screening and interviewing sooner
Please note that this role is affected by the COVID-19 Public Health (Vaccinations) Order.
In order for a successful applicant/s to be offered this role, they will need to comply with the requirement to be vaccinated and agree to provide information and evidence regarding their vaccination status.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||NZ Ministry of Education|
|Position type:||Fixed term full-time|
|Attachment:||Job Description - Change Manager Claims Implementation (002).pdf (PDF, 236KB)
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