Lead Adviser
Education in New Zealand
Wellington
4d ago

Lead Adviser - Provider Services

Fixed Term / Secondment to March 2022, Full-time

Wellington

Kia ora, Bula Vinaka, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Fakatalofa atu, Kia orana, Malo e lelei, Malo ni, Talofa lava, Tena koutou katoa and welcome.

Help shape the future of Education

At the Ministry of Education, we work together to shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes.

Our organisation is made up of more than 3,000 talented and committed people around New Zealand, from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures.

While we work in different groups and on different things, we all strive every day to make the biggest difference we can for every child, young person and adult student in our education system.

About our group and team

SE&S - Sector Enablement and Support

Our teams around the country work closely with the Early Childhood and Schooling sectors, providers, and communities to provide support, expertise and resources to help children and young people reach their full potential.

We also directly provide Learning Support for around 40,000 children and young people.

The Provider Services team is part of Learning Support Delivery and funds education services that help support children and young people to stay engaged in learning.

About this role

The Lead Advisor will support a key at-risk initiative. Responsibilities also include stakeholder relationship management to support system co design to support the workstreams in addition to monitoring and reporting.

About you

Your key previous experience will be in a service delivery role and leading the effective planning and implementation of initiative(s).

To be successful in the role you will be skilled at communicating complex ideas and information and be able to work collaboratively with key internal and external stakeholders.

We will rely on you to design processes that align with initiative objectives and wider Learning Support Delivery objectives and expected outcomes.

You will also offer :

  • Experience with stakeholder relationships
  • contract management and, ideally, procurement of services
  • Experience working in Government
  • The ability to understand and apply the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and tangatawhenuatanga.
  • You'll be joining a high-performing and responsive team that works across a wide range of initiatives and programmes. The environment is supportive but can be fast paced when you may be asked to juggle competing priorities and urgent timeframes.

    As an organisation, we are committed to diversity and building racial equity and excellence in the education sector.

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