Senior Advisor
Education in New Zealand
Wellington
13h ago

Senior Advisor Kaitohu Tuakana Planning and Performance

Corporate Strategy & Performance Ngā Tautiaki Whakamahere

  • Opportunity to enhance your planning and reporting skills
  • Wellington - Permanent, full-time
  • 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, and we are committed to uphold, honour and give practical effect to Te Tiriti the Treaty in all our work.

    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

    In the Strategy, Planning and Governance Te Ohu Rautaki group, we help coordinate and oversee organisational planning and strategy, and specific priority initiatives.

    We work with Ministers to support delivery of the Ministry's work programme. We provide legal advice and facilitate communications and risk management across the organisation to foster public trust and confidence.

    The Corporate Strategy and Performance Hub (CSP) Ngā Tautiaki Whakamahere, is responsible for leading the development of the Ministry's organisational strategy and ensures senior leaders and boards receive insight and advice that supports the Ministry shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes.

    The Planning and Performance team is a small, high performing team, operating in a flexible working environment with great opportunities to learn more about the Ministry of Education and the wider education sector.

    The team leads the development of internal and external strategy, planning and reporting documents, supporting the Ministry to agree priorities and report an evidence-based performance story.

    About this role

    In this role you will have the opportunity, as part of the Planning and Performance team, to :

  • lead the development of various Ministry's accountability documents (Annual Report, Statement of Intent, Estimates, quarterly reports to Ministers)
  • provide facilitation, thought leadership and advice to improve planning, performance measures and associated reporting across the Ministry
  • work with your colleagues in CSP, across the Ministry and the sector to provide advice and support the implementation of the Ministry's strategic intentions and their contribution to improved educational outcomes.
  • You will have :

  • experience with public sector strategy, planning and reporting processes, preferably in a large complex organisation
  • a good understanding of the machinery of government and overall budgeting and accountability processes
  • the ability to work collaboratively across a variety of areas in the Ministry to help shape and communicate high quality advice.
  • You will also offer :

  • strong communications skills with the ability to prepare reports and other documents for a range of audiences
  • great relationship management skills and the ability to build and sustain networks (internally and externally)
  • strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • the ability to understand and apply the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and tangatawhenuatanga.
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