7 Apr 2021

Full-Time Programme Manager

Ministry of Education – Posted by MinEducationAuckland, New Zealand

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Job Description

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  • Permanent – full-time
  • Do you want to make a difference in New Zealand schools?
  • Are you an experienced Manager looking for your next challenge?

A unique opportunity to lead a regional portfolio of capital works projects aimed at achieving the best educational outcomes for New Zealand’s children.

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, manages the Crown’s second largest property portfolio of around 2,100 schools with a book value of $19.6 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.

Based in Auckland, the Programme Manager (Northern) reports to and supports the General Manager – Capital Works in leading a group of professionals responsible for delivering all school property infrastructure capital works undertaken by the Ministry in their allocated region. Building effective relationships and working in close collaboration with a wide range of stakeholders will be critical to success in this role.

About the role

The Programme Manager – Capital Works, leads a team of over 40 property project professionals to deliver school capital works projects. You will provide strategic leadership and problem-solving for your portfolio, and champion our high performance, customer focused culture.

You have the opportunity to shape how our programme of work is delivered and managed, and support Capital Works to provide the best results for New Zealand schools.

Key skills:

  • Leading strategically 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

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

About you

You are a strategic leader who is ready to take on their next challenge in portfolio management and senior leadership in a dynamic and complex environment. You thrive on developing strong, effective relationships with stakeholders at all levels, and leading and mentoring others to deliver great results in a diverse portfolio. You back yourself and others to win, and challenge yourself to continuously seek out new and better ways of working.

You are comfortable navigating politics and competing interests in a high profile programme of work, and can maintain focus on delivering the objectives of a portfolio. You’re skilled in conflict resolution and problem solving, contract management and financial/operational management.

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 and key role in Capital Works.

If this opportunity interests you, and you meet the requirements, apply now using the ‘Apply Online’ button.

Please review the position description by copying and pasting this link into your browser: https://expressonline.haineslink.co.nz/pdfs/680788_JobDesc.pdf


How to Apply

Please apply via our website: https://jobs.education.govt.nz/jobtools/jncustomsearch.viewFullSingle?in_organid=17584&in_jnCounter=224565749&in_jobDate=All&in_searchbox=YES&in_summary=S&in_site=CareersSite For further information please contact Kim McGregor at eis.recruitment@education.govt.nz Applications close midnight Tuesday, 20 April 2021.

Job Categories: Construction / Trade Management. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: 100,000 and above. Job expires in 2 days.

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