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Project Coordinator

Employer:
NZ Ministry of Education
Job Category:
IT & computing
City/Town:
Region:
Wellington
Job Type:
Posted Date:
11-Oct-2018
Closing Date:
18-Oct-2018
File Attachment:
2018-04-19#2003 Project Coordinator JD.pdf (PDF, 538KB)
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Job Description

About us

At the Ministry of Education, our people shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes. Our sights are set on ensuring our education system serves every individual child and young person fairly, and creates the best foundation for equal opportunity. Our organisation is full of hugely talented people, from a wide range of backgrounds. They work collaboratively, setting goals and reaching them, to shape a world-leading education system. Our people are broadening their own horizons and, ensuring our education system is equipped to broaden the horizons of our children and young people, thus ensuring the best possible future for New Zealand.

About our group

The Information Technology group provides the information, infrastructure and support to the Ministry to get the job done.

The ICT Project Services Team of Project Managers and Coordinators, supported by the Project Office, takes pride in its strong delivery commitment and the high standard of work it achieves.  As a result of a valued team member deciding that it is time for her to leave and travel overseas we are currently looking for another Project Coordinator to join us.  We have an exciting programme of projects for the next few years and there will be lots of opportunities to work with a variety of project teams that will deliver some real change and innovation for both the Ministry and the Education Sector. 

About the role

In addition to standard project coordination tasks, you will work with project managers to ensure they deliver the administrative and governance requirements of the Ministry in relation to project methodology, reporting and financial management.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Had some solid project environment experience at administration or coordination level
  • Good relationship, communication and writing skills
  • The ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Proven Microsoft Project skills

 You will also offer:

  • An understanding of government administration processes
  • Ideally be Prince 2 (P2) certified
  • Financial system knowledge
  • Quality assurance and reporting skills

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.

Are you ready to make a difference?

There is more information in the position description attached, please review and if this opportunity interests you, please apply now using the apply online button. 

For further information please contact Kim McGregor 04 4631541 or kim.mcgregor@education.govt.nz

Applications close on 18 October 2018.

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