Assistant Advisor
Ministry of Education
Wellington, Newzealand
2d ago
source : Hireejobs

Permanent fulltimeRespond to a variety of information requests from Ministers schools journalists and the publicKia ora Bula Vinaka Fakaalofa lahi atu Fakatalofa atu Kia orana Malo e lelei Malo ni Talofa lava T n koutou katoa and welcome Help 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 Crowns 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 About the roleA key activity across all areas of EIS is responding to requests for information and specific questions raised by Ministers schools journalists and other members of the community The Assistant Advisor will help ensure EIS responses to these requests are appropriate accurate and high quality so that they can be signed off with confidence This will mean engaging with your Manager and senior staff across New Zealand to agree the best approach to specific tasks while working to build knowledge about our business Your key priorities will include the following Engaging with key EIS staff to work through issues raised in Ministerial correspondence and requestsProviding strong wellconsidered written advice in response to these requestsBuilding your knowledge across key functions such as school property and transportDeveloping your writing and analytical skills as you progress in the roleNot only is this job a great opportunity to learn but it provides a platform for you to progress your career and develop as an individual as well as an employee We want you to enjoy working as part of our team and we are keen to support and invest in your career aspirations and personal development About youYour relevant study eg policy law political studies and or communications and experiences will have equipped you with the key skills needed to succeed in this role You will offer strong writing skills flexibility and a willingness to learn and be able to produce quality work to a high standard A basic understanding of New Zealands political economic cultural and social structure is also desirable We are keen to consider ambitious dedicated graduates who are looking for an opportunity to kickstart their career in the public service An energetic approach and strong work ethic will support you to succeed in this role and set you up for future career opportunities Are you ready to make a differenceWe welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds including M ori 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 Waitangis guiding principles in our work for and with M ori students their wh nau hap 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 20 October 2019 Click here to view the role descriptionRight to live and workYou must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job Report this job advert

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