Team Leader - Strategy & Evaluation at Tertiary Education Commission
Tertiary Education Commission
Wellington - Wairarapa, NZ
5d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

About this role

If your why is helping decision-makers know and show their success, then come and join us at TEC. We believe in the transformational benefits of education and vocational training and as a result we invest $3 billion a year in tertiary education and training, and seek to lift the aspirations and skill bases of all New Zealanders from ages 7 to 74.

You will be working in our Strategy and Evaluation team where you will be involved in thinking about the long term sustainability of the sector, a sector wide approach to life-long learning and structural changes to the system.

We are looking for a Team Leader to join our team. The purpose of this role is to support the Manager Strategy and Evaluation to ensure the smooth operation and coordination of the five advisors in the team and to manage the evaluation and research programme.

What will you be doing?

  • Providing leadership, capability development and coaching to the Advisors in the team.
  • Creating a positive, delivery-oriented team culture focused on providing proactive thought leadership and delivering value to TEC and the sector.
  • Establishing and managing TEC's evaluation and research programme, ensuring the business has the evaluation and evidence base to inform strategy development and business decision making.
  • Succeeding in this role will require an extraordinary team leader who is genuinely comfortable managing ambiguity and is open to different ways of working,
  • What will you bring to the role?

  • Experience leading and managing diverse teams, including coaching and mentoring individuals at differing levels
  • Experience in workflow planning and management, including coordinating and integrating multiple work-streams
  • Experience in government social sector evaluations
  • Expertise in fostering highly collaborative environments and managing diverging opinions in a calm empathetic manner
  • What's in it for you?

  • An opportunity to work on significant projects at a critical time in an organisation, working as part of a newly forming team - keen to tackle the difficult questions and dedicated to making a difference for New Zealanders.
  • $119k - $139k+, depending on relevant experience.
  • The TEC also offers a range of benefits including flexible working options, additional leave and a wellness programme.
  • If this sounds of interest, please apply now.

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