Analyst - Ministry Pay Equity at NZ Ministry of Education, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
PEOPLE CAPABILITY - Pay Equity Analyst
- Fixed Term or Internal secondment - Full Time (to end of December 2023)
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
Our organisation is made up of talented and committed people around 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 our ākonga in our education system.
Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga recognises the partnership founded under Te Tiriti o Waitangi between Māori and the Crown. We are committed to having Te Tiriti o Waitangi at the forefront of our work for and with Māori students, their whānau, hapū and iwi.
About our team
The People Capability team supports the organisation to look after our greatest strength - he tāngata | our people. We understand that to get the best outcomes for children and young people, our people need to be at their best too.
Putting our people first is at the heart of our Ministry People Strategy - He Huarahi Pai | A good path for our people.
Our key strategic outcomes include:
- building Education's ability to attract, recruit and retain great people
- supporting a highly motivated, engaged, collaborative and diverse workforce
- developing our people's skills and capability to contribute to strong organisational performance
- delivering excellent advice and service.
About Pay Equity
The Ministry Pay Equity team is responsible for investigating and settling pay equity claims raised for staff employed by Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga. This is done in accordance with the State Sector Pay Equity Claims Oversight and Governance Framework and the requirements of the Equal Pay Act 1972.
Pay equity means that people are paid equally for doing work of equal value. It acknowledges the value of the skills, responsibilities and demands of workers in female dominated occupations that have suffered from gender-based discrimination because of perceptions and prejudices about the value of “women's work”.
Mō tēnei tūranga | About this role
At the Ministry, we put our tangata | our people first. This is a unique opportunity to join a fun, supportive and flexible team who are committed to ensuring that any past gender-based undervaluation for employees is identified and corrected in order to achieve ōrite | equitable opportunities for all.
This is a key role responsible for supporting the design and implementation of the end-to-end process to assess pay equity claims for Ministry employed staff.
The Pay Equity Analyst gathers, analyses and presents robust data to support the progress of Ministry pay equity claims, working closely with the Pay Equity team, union parties and other key stakeholders.
A key component of this role is conducting research and information gathering exercises. This involves working alongside union parties to conduct interviews with representatives of claimant and comparator workforces to fully uncover the responsibilities, skills, degrees of effort and work conditions of roles covered by the pay equity claims.
For more information on this position, please read through the attached Job Description
Salary range: $67,859 - 82,939 per annum. The successful candidate will be appointed at a salary which reflects individual skills and experience.
We also offer:
- Flexible working arrangements where everyone feels valued & supported
- The ability to purchase extra days leave
- A range of employee network groups
- An inclusive environment that encourages your personal cultural competency journey
- Development and learning, including mentorship programmes and internal secondments
- Wellness initiatives to support your overall health and wellbeing
Mōhou ake | About you
You will be a quick learner with sound judgement and a keen eye for detail.
You will be a great team player with strong customer service, relationship management and interpersonal skills. As a key component of this role is conducting interviews, you will be confident meeting with new people and able to quickly build rapport.
In addition, you will have skills in qualitative and quantitative data analysis and be able to present data and supporting evidence with accuracy, utilising both written skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office packages.
You will be able to understand and apply the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and tangata whenuatanga to your work and will ideally have some competency in Te Reo Māori.
You will be willing and able to travel across the motu to conduct evidence gathering as necessary. You will be willing and able to travel across the motu to conduct evidence gathering as necessary.
Kua rite koe mō tēnei mahi? | Are you ready to make a difference?
We are committed to reflecting the diverse communities we serve, and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, orientations, and identities.
If this opportunity interests you, please submit your cover letter and CV by using the ‘apply' button below. In your cover letter we'd like to know about you, your values, your whakapapa or anything you'd like to share about your cultural identity. We're keen to know your motivations, strengths, transferable skills, and the diverse perspectives you will bring to the role.
For further information please contact Meg Beeke, Manager Pay Equity - 027 635 1654
Applications close on midnight, Thursday 6th April 2023
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||NZ Ministry of Education|
|Position type:||Fixed term full-time|
|Category:||Human resources, recruitment & training|
|Attachment:||Job-Description Analyst - Pay Equity.pdf (PDF, 253KB)
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