Infrastructure Asset Planner at NZ Ministry of Education, Canterbury
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
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.
Mātau rōpū ake | 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.
Mō tēnei tūranga | About this role
Reporting to the Infrastructure Manager - Asset Planning, you will be responsible for the delivery of School property plans.
Your key accountabilities will include:
- Preparing Asset Management Plans by translating information into high quality written documents
- Promote a strategic approach to asset management planning and review asset performance against agreed targets and service levels.
- Identify operational, maintenance and capital improvements and optimise life-cycle costs.
- Ensure asset planning considers education needs, technical requirements, strategic improvement initiatives, compliance requirements and impact of demand.
- Develop and apply decision making tools and models to prioritise investments.
- Establish and maintain collaborative and effective partnerships with Schools, Property Advisors and other key stakeholders to ensure asset management meets business objectives.
- Support alignment of capital investment program management with Ministry asset management requirements.
- Ensure alignment with Te Rautaki Rawa Kura - The School Property Strategy 2030.
Please note there is further information available in the attached Job Description.
The salary range for this position is $92,598 - $102,886. The appointing salary will be based on skills, experience and relativity.
Mōhou ake | About you
You will have a Tertiary qualification in an appropriate field and will also offer:
- Proven asset management experience with organisations owning large and complex property portfolios, desirably but not confined to the public sector.
- Well-developed strategic and critical thinking skills as well as the ability to analyse complex data and information.
- Experience in the assessment of assets and a proven background producing high quality documents (Specifically, sound well-reasoned property plans that achieve required outcomes).
- Excellent writing and verbal communication skills with a strong analytical focus and the ability to quickly establish trust and credibility.
If you'd like to bring your skills to a 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 want to 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.
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 abilities, strengths, personal attributes and diverse perspectives you will bring to the role and this organisation.
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 Kelly Baxendale Senior Recruitment Advisor at Kelly.Baxendale@education.govt.nz Please DO NOT send applications to this email.
Applications close Midnight Friday 12th February 2023
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||NZ Ministry of Education|
|Position type:||Permanent full-time|
|Attachment:||Infrastructure Asset Planner (IAP) FINAL.pdf (PDF, 166KB)
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