Senior Programme Coordinator at NZ Ministry of Education, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Key role in keeping our programme organised and on target
- Opportunity to utilise and build your knowledge of project management methodologies and techniques.
- Fixed Term role to December 2023
- Permanent full time based in Wellington
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.
Our organisation is made up of talented and committed people across Aotearoa 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 leads the sector workforce employment relations, the relationship with Education Payroll Limited and we hold the responsibility for bargaining. We support the organisation so that the key role of the education sector workforce is integrated into their work programmes and services.
We advance 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.
The Claims Implementation team sits within Te Puna Ohumahi Mātauranga | Education Workforce is a key connector between the education sector and the Ministry. Our role is to work with the sector and with key stakeholders to develop to develop approaches to implementation across the workforce. Our team supports the sector understand and implement changes to employment settings.
Mō tēnei tūranga | About this role
As the Senior Programme Coordinator, you are the glue of our team - the person who keeps the programme organised. We are looking for a coordination superstar, who can set up and maintain systems for documents, keeps track of the progress of deliverables and sets timeframes. If you are someone who uses spreadsheets in their sleep, you are the person for us.
Mōhou ake | About you
The Senior Programme Coordinator supports the Claims Implementation team in organising and controlling programme/project activities to ensure that bargaining outcomes are implemented in accordance with best practice and Ministry process and documentation requirements.
You will also offer:
- Have or be working towards a relevant tertiary qualification or project management qualification (e.g. PRINCE 2 Practitioner or PMP/CAPM certified).
- Experience in working in a project or programme team, managing projects with multiple workstreams and competing pressures.
- Experience in using project management methodologies, techniques, documentation and standards
- Experience in working within the public sector and understanding of the political environment and how related issues should be managed.
- Experience in organising - identifying what matters, anticipating next steps, accurately delivering what was commissioned
- Experience in administration of contracts, purchase orders, timesheets, invoices, filing, meetings, minute taking, and reporting.
- Effectively work with the Microsoft suite of products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio.
- 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 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. So, if working from home and/or having a flexible start and finish to the day will help with this, we can usually make it happen. We'd love to hear what this might look like for you, so feel free to outline this in your Cover Letter.
In your cover letter we'd like to know:
- about you, your values, your whakapapa
- your interest and motivations for this role
- the abilities, strengths, personal attributes and diverse perspectives you will bring to the role and this organisation.
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 Ian Green on Ohumahi.email@example.com
Applications close midnight Friday 26 August 2022.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||NZ Ministry of Education|
|Position type:||Fixed term full-time|
|Attachment:||Job Description - Senior Programme Coordinator Claims Implementation.pdf (PDF, 239KB)
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