Director - Portfolio Management
Wellington, NZ, NZ
6d ago
  • Permanent - Full time
  • Develop and lead a high performing Portfolio Management Practices teamHelp 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, manages the Crown's second largest property portfolio of around 2,100 schools with a book value of $20.

    1 billion, the largest payroll in the country, and transportation of over 100,000 students to and from school each day. Our vision for school property is that all schools have quality learning environments as part of a well-managed and sustainable portfolio that helps deliver equitable and excellent outcomes for every child.

    Mō tēnei tūranga About this role Reporting to the Group Manager - PMO, the Director Portfolio Management Practices leads the Property Portfolio controls oversight functions which encompass all school property projects and programmes at all stages in the project lifecycle including performance monitoring, reporting and data, finance management, commercial management, risk assurance, change control and governance.

    Your key accountabilities will include :

  • Develop and lead a high performing Portfolio Management Practices team that delivers portfolio management functions and services informed by best practice
  • Improve the ability to monitor and report the progress and performance, of all property projects and programmes through the delivery and closure phases of the investment lifecycle and the identification and implementation of any improvements needed
  • Contribute to the Portfolio Centre of Excellence by enhancing and developing team practices based on good practice and lessons learnt
  • Collaborate with the PMO partners to design, plan and manage these key functions and services
  • Support for improvement in the Ministry's Investor Confidence Rating (ICR)Please note there is further information available in the attached Job Description.Mōhou ake About you
  • You will have relevant professional qualifications in project and programme management and / or experience managing a large construction infrastructure related Portfolio or PMO portfolio management and delivery functions
  • A track record of success and results in a senior management role in a large and complex infrastructure delivery organisation that involved strategic and financial / operational management accountability and a high need for stakeholder engagement
  • Proven success in change leadership and successful implementation and management of multiple and diverse programmes and services.
  • An ability to deliver results / improvements to key systems in complex organisational settings and a thorough understanding and experience in implementing and utilising enterprise scale portfolio project management systems.
  • 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.

    Kua 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 want to provide flexible working environments where everyone feels relevant, valued and supported.

    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 Kim McGregor at eis.recruitment education.govt.nzApplications close midnight - Tuesday 19 October 2021.

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