Senior Advisor - Operational Practice & Funding at NZ Ministry of Education, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Wellington location
- Flexible working environment
- Permanent, full-time
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.
We are making significant changes to how we deliver our mahi by
- Taking practical action to give effect to te Tiriti o Waitangi.
- Giving priority to regional and local voice.
- Delivering greater responsiveness, accessibility and integrated services and support.
- Improving feedback loops and information flows.
About our group and team
Te Puna Hanganga, Matihiko | Infrastructure & Digital - Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga | Ministry of Education, leads inclusive, accessible and integrated national, digital and physical infrastructure and transport services to the education system.
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.
The Operational Practice and Funding (OP&F) team provides support to our property delivery teams within the Property Delivery group. OP&F is the conduit between National Office and frontline regional property teams to support the successful management of the practice framework and funding entitlements for schools. We do this by providing staff with the tools, resources, training, and learning and development they need to deliver quality advice and assistance to schools and suppliers. We are also responsible for managing key property related funding streams and processes through accurate calculation, allocation, quality assurance and modelling activities that equates to approximately $700 million annually.
About the role
We have an exciting opportunity as a Senior Advisor available based in National Office in Wellington. This position supports the development of tools, resources and processes for our business.
We are looking for a person with a range of skills and experience in all aspects of operational business support. These skills may include (but are not limited to) anything from operational practice and policy, communications writing, project and programme management, finance and funding, reporting and analysis, tools and systems, contracts and procurement, asset management and construction.
The Operational Practice and Funding team is growing to meet future business demand, so there are lots of opportunities to learn and grow in the team and try new things. It means we can provide development opportunities within and outside the team, and assign work based on skills and interest.
Mōhou ake | About you
This is a great opportunity if you are passionate about quality service delivery and enjoy working autonomously in a fast paced ever changing work environment. If you enjoy the rush of managing a high workload and delivering results - then we have a place for you!
We are looking for people who are self-motivated, able to think critically and strategically, and have excellent communication and relationship management skills to be able to meet the needs of our stakeholders. In return, we can provide development opportunities to grow your career to where you want to be.
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 provide flexible working environments where everyone feels relevant, valued and supported.
If this opportunity interests you, please submit your cover letter and resume by using the ‘apply' button. In your cover letter we'd like to know:
• about you, your values, your whakapapa
• your interest and motivations for this role
The Ministry encourages all employees to be fully vaccinated although currently this is a voluntary requirement. There is no requirement to show evidence of your vaccine status as this role is not covered by the Public Health (Vaccinations) Order.
For further information, please contact Kim McGregor at firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close Midnight - Thursday 7 July 2022.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||NZ Ministry of Education|
|Position type:||Permanent full-time|
|Attachment:||JD - Senior Advisor - Operational Practice Funding - Jan 2022(final) (1) (1).pdf (PDF, 254KB)
Note: You may be redirected to the employer's careers website.