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Manager, Prime Minister’s Awards

NZ Ministry of Education
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The Education Workforce is part of Early Learning and Student Achievement Group supports the building of a workforce with the capability and capacity to lift student achievement.  The group is comprised of teams for workforce strategy and planning, scholarships and awards and employment relations, including bargaining.


About the role


The Manager, Prime Minister’s Awards is responsible for the management of the Prime Minister’s awards and other high profile education workforce focused events or campaigns. The Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards recognise and celebrate education excellence in early childhood education, primary and secondary schooling. The Awards highlights the combined effort needed to achieve improvement, equity and planned innovation and raises the profile of teaching as a profession which contributes to improving teacher supply.


About the person

You are an experienced Manager who understands the context for this work.

As strong relationship manager you are comfortable developing relationships at all levels.  


The ideal person has project management experience and has delivered high profile campaigns / events.  You have a finely tuned radar for risk and know how to proactively mitigate risk. 


The environment is fast paced and you must be agile and responsive while also delivering quality work.  


For further information please contact Indira Parmar on 04-463 8929 or


Applications close on 5 December 2016