22 Jan 2022

Full-Time Delivery Team Manager – Offsite Manufactured Buildings Programme

Ministry of Education – Posted by MinEducationWellington, Wellington, New Zealand

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Job Description

  • Permanent, full-time.
  • Hamilton or Wellington based

Help shape the future of education

He mea tārai e mātou te mātauranga kia rangatira ai, kia mana taurite ai ōna huanga

We work to shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes

At Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga – Ministry of Education, we work to provide services and support nationally, regionally and locally to the education sector, and in some cases, directly to ākonga and whānau.

We shape the policies, settings and performance of the education system for early learning, schooling and tertiary.

We are making significant changes to how we deliver our purpose

So that we do the following:

  • Deliver greater responsiveness, accessibility and integrated services and support
  • Take practical action to give effect to te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • Give priority to sector relationship, regional and local voice

Our organisation is made up of talented and committed people around Aotearoa, 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

Te Puna Hanganga, Matihiko – Infrastructure and Digital – Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga – Ministry of Education, leads inclusive, accessible and integrated national, digital and physical infrastructure and transport services to the education system.

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

The Delivery Team Manager (DTM) is primarily responsible for a delivery team who will collectively contribute to the delivery of your team’s allocated projects. You will be responsible for the tactical organisation of resources (e.g. the DTM may also directly deliver projects) ensuring optimum utilisation and delivery of projects aligned with the Capital Works vision and values.

Mōhou ake – About you

A team player who has the ability to independently lead vertical build (offsite manufactured building) school classroom projects. The ideal candidate would bring at least five to seven years’ experience in the construction industry to a senior position within the programme, including an ability to quickly and effectively establish a trusted relationship with our stakeholders and be able to act as a team manager and mentor of colleagues to improve our team’s delivery capabilities.

You will take the lead across our internal processes of business case preparation and into planning for delivery, monitoring of the work, and financial control. You will bring a proven track record of delivering projects to time, budget and specification including having delivered some vertical builds. This means experience across either (or both) consultant and contractor roles and in leading construction projects through all phases of a project’s lifecycle. You must be familiar with the New Zealand construction management environment and all forms of standard contracts.

You must be able to communicate well and have excellent stakeholder management skills as we want you to be able to easily collaborate with both our schools and our delivery partners – from site assessment and design coordination through to construction and handing over into use. You will show initiative with our challenges and provide practical advice to identify solutions to job-specific challenges. An ability to travel is required to meet with our teams, schools and suppliers.”

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. So, if working from home and/or having a flexible start and finish to the day will help with this, we can usually make it happen. We’d love to hear what this might look like for you, so feel free to outline this in your cover letter.

If this opportunity interests you, please submit your cover letter and resume by using the ‘apply’ button. In your cover letter we’d like to know:

  • about you, your values, your whakapapa
  • your interest and motivations for this role
  • the abilities, strengths, personal attributes and diverse perspectives you will bring to the role and this organisation.

Please note that this role is affected by the COVID-19 Public Health (Vaccinations) Order 2021.

To be offered this role, successful applicant/s will need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have a medical exemption and provide evidence of their vaccination status.

Please view the position dessription by copy and pasting this link into your browser: https://expressonline.haineslink.co.nz/pdfs/713272_JobDesc.pdf

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 

tphm.recruitment@education.govt.nz

Applications close at midnight on Wednesday, 2 February 2022.

How to Apply

Please apply via this link: https://jobs.education.govt.nz/jobs/EDU-1597915

Job Categories: Construction / Trade Management. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: 100,000 and above.

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