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Senior Resourcing Adviser

NZ Ministry of Education
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Policy & analysis
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Senior Resourcing Adviser

Delivery Team

Sector Enablement and Support


About our Group

The Resourcing Group is responsible for delivering operational funding and staffing entitlements to nearly 2,500 schools. We administer annual payments of approximately $5.8 billion to Schools and Kura.


We provide high quality financial advice and support to Schools and Boards of Trustees.  We ensure Schools and Early Childhood centres receive correct resourcing entitlements through our Monitoring programme. We provide resourcing operational policy advice and guidance and produce one-off solutions to resourcing issues.  Our Resourcing Contact Centre also provides direct telephone and email support to Schools', Early Childhood Centres and the general public.


About the Role

The Senior Resourcing Adviser will provide statistical, modelling, analytical, reporting, and advisory and leadership services at a senior level, to support the role of the Delivery Manager. 


They provide a leadership role through the development and implementation of policy and operational policy and provide quality advice on resourcing for schools.


The role will provide pro-active expert business analyses and support for Ministry initiatives. Will use knowledge, expertise and experience to assist other units with the development and application of solutions.


This is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference in the outcomes of young people by ensuring the best funding systems for schools.


About the Person

We are looking for someone who is able to work at pace, manage a variety of tasks and projects, take the initiative.  Your personal qualities will include taking pride in producing written work and other forms of communication of the highest quality every time and you will have the interpersonal skills to relate well with all kinds of people.


You also have the background experience and skills that will contribute to the team successfully providing high quality services to the sector and across the Ministry.


Someone with experience in Education or Finance will be beneficial.


This role is based in Wellington.


If you have the skills and the passion to deliver in this rewardign role please click on the ‘Apply Online' button or go to the Careers in Education link at our website: for job descriptions and to submit an application.


For further information please contact Manu Winiata, on 04 463 390 or


Applications close 22 November 2019.

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