Senior Project Manager
NZ Ministry of Education
Wellington, NZ, NZ
6d ago
  • 12 month fixed term role with likely extension - Full Time
  • Deliver on a critical project part of a wider digital transformation at the MinistryHelp shape the future of educationHe mea tārai e mātou te mātauranga kia rangatira ai, kia mana taurite ai ōna huangaWe work to shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomesAt Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga Ministry of Education, we work to provide services and support nationally, regionally and locally to the education sector, and in some cases, directly to ākonga and whānau.
  • We help shape the policies, settings and performance of the education system for early learning, schooling and tertiary. We do this by building relationships and understanding the needs of those who receive our services.

    Our organisation is made up of talented and committed people across Aotearoa 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 usTe Puna Hanganga, Matihiko Infrastructure & Digital - Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga Ministry of Education, leads inclusive, accessible and integrated national, digital and physical infrastructure and transport services to the education system.

    You will join our ICT Project Services Team. We take pride in our strong delivery commitment and the high standard of work it achieves.

    Mō tēnei tūranga About this roleWe are working on significant and exciting initiatives that will make a meaningful difference to the quality of education services provided to New Zealanders.

    We are undergoing an organisation transformation and redesigning how we deliver services across the Ministry. In this role, you will be responsible for initiating and project managing a new Case Management Redesign project.

    As the Senior Project Manager, your activities will include :

  • Defining what the best solution is for the Ministry
  • Developing and preparing a business case
  • Completing all projects artefacts
  • Establishing strong relationships across a wide range of stakeholdersPlease note there is further information available in the attached Job Description.
  • Mōhou ake About youWe are looking for a Senior Project Manager who has prior experience of successfully delivering large projects part of a digital transformation.

    To be successful in this role, you will also have

  • Experience initiating projects
  • Experience preparing business cases
  • Experience with the Salesforce Platform and Service Design would be an advantage
  • Good understanding of Government mechanisms
  • Good understanding of Project Management methodologies ideally Prince 2 certification
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills with the ability to work with staff at all levels
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to work to tight deadlinesKua rite koe mō tēnei mahi? Are you ready to make a difference?We need to reflect the diverse communities we serve, so we welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, orientations, and identities.
  • As an organisation, we are committed to building racial equity and excellence in the education sector.We provide flexible working environments where everyone feels relevant, valued and supported.

    So, if working from home and / or having a flexible start and finish to the day will help with this, we can usually make it happen.

    We'd love to hear what this might look like for you, so feel free to outline this in your Cover Letter.In your cover letter we'd like to know :

  • about you, your values, your whakapapa
  • your interest and motivations for this role
  • the abilities, strengths, personal attributes and diverse perspectives you will bring to the role and this organisation.
  • The Ministry encourages all employees to be fully vaccinated although currently this is a voluntary requirement. There is no requirement to show evidence of your vaccine status as this role is not covered by the Public Health (Vaccinations) Order.

    Please review the Job Description and if this opportunity interests you, and you meet the requirements, apply now using the Apply Online' button.

    For further information please contact Adeline Le Bris at tphm.recruitment education.govt.nzApplications close midnight - Sunday 26th June 2022Please note that we may progress suitable candidates to interview during that time.

    We also reserve the right to close our advert early if a successful candidate is found. Don't delay and apply now!

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