Advisor at NZ Ministry of Education, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- An eye for detail and experience with process improvement and development
- Self-starter, great communicator, efficient and proven deliverer
- 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.
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 Mahau | Te Pae Aronui (Operations & Integration). We use information, insights and service design functions to help the three Te Mahau frontline groups design and deliver services for our sector. We service and support the frontline groups and play an integration role between the enabling functions and our frontline services.
The Parent Information Community Intelligence (PICI) business unit designs and drives initiatives that support parents, whānau, hapū, iwi, employers, and communities to be partners in education.
The Business Performance & Capability team supports the National Director and PICI to achieve strategic and operational objectives to build a great working culture and environment.
Mō tēnei tūranga | About this role
Business Performance & Capability, PICI is seeking an experienced Advisor that thrives on business process improvement and implementation. We are a small, agile and responsive team that maintains good relationships across all parts of PICI, Te Pae Aronui, Te Mahau and Te Tāhuhu. The Advisor position is new, so there is an opportunity to develop the role. Along with developing systems and processes, the Advisor will triage requests, clarify commissioning, coordinate responses and maintain the consistency and quality of advice and communications. The Advisor will apply their skills and experience to support the achievement of PICI goals and Te Pae Aronui strategic outcomes.
Please note there is further information in the attached Job Description.
Mōhou ake | About you
You will enjoy variety and working behind the scenes to make a difference in education. As part of a small team, you will work closely with your team but also maintain strong connections with PICI and across Te Mahau. You need a can-do attitude and must be effective at working across multiple groups at the same time. You will enjoy working with others to make things happen. And you will bring a good understanding of process development and improvement and have a can-do attitude.
To apply for this role you will be able to demonstrate you:
- have exceptional interpersonal skills
- maintain growth mindset and are driven
- are able to work to deadlines and in an iterative manner
- are agile and confident dealing with senior leaders
- demonstrate abilities to develop processes and systems including streamline and improve current processes
- have prior experience in business/information/data analysis or other demonstrable advisory skills
Kua rite koe mō tēnei mahi? | Are you ready to make a difference?
We reflect the diverse communities we serve, and 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.
In your cover letter we'd like to know:
- about you, your values
- 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 Thalia Hargreaves at email@example.com.
Applications close Midnight - Friday 19 August 2022.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||NZ Ministry of Education|
|Position type:||Permanent full-time|
|Attachment:||Job Description - Advisor A7 - BPC - Aug 22.pdf (PDF, 773KB)
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