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Senior Adviser- Education

Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade
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Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Pacific and Development Group (PDG)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT)

Are you an exceptional education specialist with a passion for improving education quality and outcomes?

We're looking for a Senior Education Adviser to be part of New Zealand's focus on providing a quality education for people in the Pacific region and beyond. The Senior Education Adviser is part of an advisory team in Wellington that provides advice and technical support for education investments Education in the Pacific is priority focus.

As well as having excellent written and oral communication, analysis, problem-solving and negotiation skills, you'll enjoy working with teams to turn policy into sound practices. You'll be able to provide top quality advice and be completely unfazed by ambiguity or complexity.

Being collaborative and great at building relationships is vital, because you'll be working with programme teams and partners to advance education outcomes in Pacific Island countries. That's anything from managing complex activities to supporting or leading education concepts, design, implementation and monitoring.

To be successful, you'll need at least five years' experience in the education sector (we're looking for policy or operational advisory experience, and in-depth understanding of education systems and expertise in areas relevant or applicable to developing country contexts).  Work experience in the Pacific region would be advantage.

How to apply:

Applications close 30 January 2020, 12pm.

You must be a NZ Citizen and be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate New Zealand Government Security Clearance.

To apply for this role and view a position description, please visit our vacancies page at and submit your CV and cover letter and complete a MFAT job application form prior to the closing date, quoting the position title and job reference #2020-04.


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