Delivery Manager – Acquisitions & Designations
New Zealand Government
Auckland City, AUK
6d ago
source : ExploreJobs

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

Permanent - FulltimeOpportunity to use your negotiation skills to deliver multi-million dollar land transactionsHelp shape the future of EducationAt 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 usEducation Infrastructure Service (EIS), a part of the Ministry of Education, creates and supports safe, healthy, inspiring and ICT enabled learning environments.

EIS manages the Crown's second largest property portfolio of around 2,500 schools with a book value of $17.8 billion, is responsible for the largest payroll in the country, and transports over 100,000 students to and from school each day.

Planning for and managing the state school property portfolio involves the single largest departmental output expense the Ministry is responsible for in dollar terms.

Delivering the land and infrastructure for the future property portfolio requires a focus on purchasing and designating new property to expand the portfolio's capacity to meet the demands of schooling or.

demographic changes. The Acquisitions and Designations team performs this function and is uniquely placed to build / leverage off relationships with other Crown agencies and Territorial Local Authorities so as to improve the end product and how it is achieved.

Continued growth in this area has led to a re-structure of the Acquisitions and Designations team so that it is better placed to deliver the necessary services.

About the roleYou will play an essential part in the delivery of new school sites and will be responsible for a portfolio of approximately 10 projects.

You will be expected to take a new land requirement through from initiation (identifying site options) to designation and where appropriate deliver infrastructure so that the site is ready for school construction.

Delivery Managers report to a Senior Delivery Manager and they in turn report to the National Manager. This role may suit someone with a background in Resource Management Act / urban planning looking to increase their skill set or.

someone with land development experience looking for the next step in their career.You will have the opportunity to work with energetic and passionate people within the Ministry and form important strategic / operational relationships with stakeholders both inside and outside the Ministry.

About youTo be successful in this role you will offer excellent interpersonal and stakeholder management skills to represent the Ministry in a range of settings and engage with regional and national project teams.

As a strong relationship builder you will have a proven track record in central / local government or. similar organisations managing teams of consultants.

You will also offer : Sound knowledge of relevant legislation (RMA, PWA, LGA)Solid project skills with multiple deadlines, adapting readily to changing prioritiesStrong financial management with the ability to drive cost accountabilityThis opportunity will provide the right candidate with interesting and challenging work and the ability to develop and grow their career.

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?We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds, including Māori, Pacific and those with disabilities, who will enrich our understanding of the education system.

As a government agency, the Ministry is committed to keeping to the Treaty of Waitangi's guiding principles in our work for and with Māori students, their whānau, hapū and iwi.

Please note that there is more information in the Job Description attached, please review and if this opportunity interests you and you meet the requirements, please apply now using the Apply Online' button.

For further information please contact Stephanie Phillips at eis.recruitment education.govt.nzApplications close midnight Sunday - 25 August 2019.

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