17 Oct 2019

Full-Time Assistant Delivery Manager – Wellington

Ministry of Education – Posted by MinEducationAnywhere

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Job Description

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  • Permanent – full-time
  • An exciting opportunity to join a great team in a dynamic organisation!

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.

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 us

Education Infrastructure Service (EIS), a part of the Ministry of Education, creates and supports safe, healthy, inspiring and ICT enabled learning environments. EIS manages the Crown’s 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.

Within EIS, the Capital Works team delivers capital projects in schools across the New Zealand, including managing new schools, school rebuilds and significant redevelopments. The current programme of work covers around $500-600m of capital spend across circa 450-550 nationwide projects.

About the role

You will work closely with schools and other internal and external stakeholders and will support the current delivery team throughout the project lifecycle.

Your key priorities will include the following:

  • The Assistant Delivery Manager is responsible for managing projects that are low in risk and complexity
  • Supporting Delivery Managers in the management of projects
  • Providing procurement and contract management support
  • Project reporting

Please note that there is further information in the attached job description.

About you

The ideal candidate for this role will be an organised and proactive self-starter with the ability to build relationships quickly.

Key success factors for this role are the following:

  • Experience in effectively managing non-complex end to end construction projects to deliver successful programme and organisational outcomes
  • The capacity to support the management of concurrent activities and/or working on multiple concurrent projects at different phases
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills and strong computer skills
  • Proven track record of strong customer focus and stakeholder relationship management
  • Confidence in being the point of contact between the Ministry and internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong administrative, planning and organising skills
  • Employing a solutions based approach to problem solving

This opportunity will provide the right candidate with interesting and challenging work and the ability to develop and grow their career.

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.

Are you ready to make a difference?

We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds, including Māori, 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 Waitangi’s guiding principles in our work for and with Māori students, their whānau, hapū and iwi.

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, please visit our website to apply for the role. Please review the position description here. For further information please contact Stephanie Phillips at eis.recruitment@education.govt.nz Applications close midnight Wednesday, 30 October 2019.

Job Categories: Construction / Trade Management. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: 60,000 - 80,000.

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