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Chief Executive

NZ Qualifications Authority
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Customer-Charter.pdf (PDF, 126KB)
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Nga Matapono - Our Values.pdf (PDF, 143KB)
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Job description - Chief Executive.pdf (PDF, 174KB)
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Key Result Areas for 2019-20 .pdf (PDF, 104KB)
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Chief Executive

Do you have expertise in the assurance of the quality of the qualifications offered in secondary and tertiary education, a high level of intellectual capability, experience in organisational leadership in the public sector, outstanding communication skills, and a personal commitment to the importance of equity and to engagement with Māori? Following the retirement of Dr Karen Poutasi we seek a Chief Executive to lead the continuing development of the New Zealand Qualifications Authority, a high performing Crown entity helping learners of all ages “Qualify for the future world – Kia noho takatū ki tō āmua ao”.

NZQA is responsible for managing the New Zealand Qualifications Framework, administering the secondary school assessment system, independent quality assurance of non-university education providers and qualifications recognition. As Chief Executive reporting to the NZQA Board you will provide strategic leadership to the organisation, and have overall responsibility for organisational performance, quality assurance and organisational relationships.

If you are ready to lead NZQA into the future world we want to hear from you.

For more information about this role please refer to the Job Description, Key Result Areas 2019/20, NZQA's Customer Charter and Organisational Values. 

If you would like to discuss further, please call Gillian Hamilton on 027 809 3629.

Applications close at 4.00 pm on Wednesday 18 December 2019.

Please note: Candidates who are selected for the preliminary interview should be available in the week of 21 January 2020. Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held in the period 29-31 January 2020.

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