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Team Leader, Communications

NZ Qualifications Authority
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Communications, media, & marketing
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Team Leader Communications.pdf (PDF, 276KB)
Job Specification

Customer-Charter.pdf (PDF, 126KB)

Nga Matapono - Our Values.pdf (PDF, 143KB)

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Job Description

Team Leader, Communications

We are looking for a top-notch communications specialist to lead our small professional communications and administration team.

The communications team sits in the Office of the Chief Executive of NZQA and the Team Leader, Communications is responsible for communications advice to the Chief Executive regarding NZQA's field of work. You will be also responsible for on-going implementation of NZQA's overall communications strategy, the identification of communications opportunities and for oversight of all official correspondence to the Office.

You'll be self-motivated, decisive, flexible, able to work independently and to take the initiative in high-profile, high pressure situations. We'll be able to count on you to show sound judgement, particularly with regard to public issues impacting on NZQA, and you will have excellent risk management skills.

You'll be responsible for all corporate communications and media management as well as financial management of the team's budget, but in addition you'll lead a skilled team to create an environment that fosters and develops effective working relationships and achieves high performance. You'll lead, coach and motivate the team to achieve NZQA goals, including our demanding ‘Future State' programme.

The communications team, and particularly the Team Leader, requires a sound understanding of the diverse backgrounds of NZQA clients and NZQA's commitment to both Te Rautaki Māori (our Māori strategy) and our Pasifika strategy.

If you think you fit the bill and want to lead our communications team to even greater success then this is the role for you!

For more information about this role please refer to the job description, NZQA's Customer Charter and Organisational Values. If you are applying through Seek, please click ‘apply now'.

If you would like to discuss further, please call Laura Gillan on 04 463 3040.

Applications close at 5.00 pm on Friday 26 January 2018.

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