16 Oct 2019

Temporary Delivery Manager – Minor Works (Contractor) – Whangarei

Ministry of Education – Posted by MinEducationAnywhere

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Job Description

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  • Contractor – 12 months with extension opportunities
  • Be a part of a positive change in a continuous improvement environment where great ideas are supported!

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.

Capital Works manages the planning and delivery of major redevelopments, new builds and infrastructure upgrades for New Zealand schools as part of the Education Infrastructure Service (EIS), one of the largest property portfolios in New Zealand. Our vision is to be a world leader in providing learning environments that advance educational achievement.

About the role

The Delivery Managers – Minor Works (projects less than $1 million) are responsible for developing effective relationships and trust with schools and other internal and external stakeholders, and ensuring that consultants are working effectively and efficiently to deliver school infrastructure projects on time, to budget and to scope as set out in the project brief. You will oversee a group of capital projects and will follow and work within Ministry and EIS policy, procedures and guidelines.

Key accountabilities:

  • Management of projects in a fast paced and complex portfolio
  • Stakeholder relationship management with a diverse group of stakeholders
  • Problem solving and collaboration to deliver great results with maximum impact

About you

You are an experienced Project Manager with relevant construction knowledge and a strong track record of using project management methodologies and organisational processes to achieve efficient outcomes, manage risks and implement lessons learnt.

You relish the opportunity to shape how we work to help us provide the best learning environments for New Zealand’s future generations, and can hit the ground running in this critical role in the Capital Works team.

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 Tuesday, 29 October 2019.

Job Categories: Construction / Trade Management. Job Types: Temporary.

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