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Programme manager

NZ Ministry of Education
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Programme manager

 Based in Wellington 


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 

Business Enablement and Support is responsible for supporting our people to raise educational achievement for every New Zealander. Our services include IT, facilities, people capability, procurement, and finance which includes Corporate Property and Investment Planning.

About the role

The role is responsible for managing the programme of work for Wellington's CBD Workplace and needs to work closely with the Change lead to shape what the final programme of work will look like.  

The position will be supported by a shared project advisor and project co-ordinator. 

A further stakeholder/communications resource will report to the Change lead (who will lead on the senior engagement and communications approach required to join up key changes)  

Other key stakeholders for the Programme Manager will include project leads for multiple projects as well as Senior Responsible Owners to ensure relevant project work is appropriately supported to implement within teams.

About you

To be successful in this role you will be results driven while being willing to adapt direction as needed 

 You will also offer:

  • Knowledge of future focussed workplaces and requirements for flexible working environments
  • Disciplined delivery and funding skills to support fundamental work getting delivered   
  • A collaborative approach to removing barriers so key work progresses in a joined up and timely way to ensure momentum on deliverables

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 and you meet the requirements, please apply now using the apply online button.


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Applications close on Thursday 8 November 2018

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