16 Sep 2020

Full-Time Project Manager – Wellington

Ministry of Education – Posted by ACC_hainesAnywhere

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Job Description

  • Project Manager – NCEA Review
  • Wellington – permanent, full-time

About our group

The Secondary Tertiary team sits within the Early Learning and Student Achievement Group (ELSA) and covers the transition from senior secondary through to tertiary and employment.

ELSA works to make learning and teaching relevant, real and valued. We deliver and maintain critical services for the education sector to support responsive learner pathways from early childhood into further education, training, the workforce and society. ELSA performs a crucial role working between the strategy and policy teams, and the sector facing functions. The Secondary Tertiary team is responsible for operational policy, curriculum and support programmes for Year 11-13 learners, and the secondary-tertiary interface. This includes senior secondary curriculum, NCEA (including the ongoing NCEA Review and preparing for the Review of Achievement Standards) and secondary-tertiary programmes.

Project Manager role

The Project Manager, NCEA Review is accountable for the effective management and delivery of one of the Ministry’s programmes, the NCEA Review.

Following the 2018 engagement process, the NCEA Review now moves into phase two with the focus around ensuring successful consultation of the Government’s recommended changes and supporting the implementation of the final package of agreed changes.

About the person

The person we seek will be agile and adept at handling ambiguity and complexity. Our ideal candidate will take pride in producing high quality work, be able to lead effectively and will be comfortable working independently to achieve defined objectives. The person will be sensitive to cultural values and have a good understanding of the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

They will have sharp interpersonal skills, superior writing skills, and will be comfortable working with a diverse range of stakeholders and representing the Ministry.

Experience and qualifications:

  • Candidates will ideally have a background in the project management environment and qualifications in project management e.g. Managing Successful Programmes (MSP), PRINCE2, Agile Project Management are desirable

How to Apply

Please review the position description by copy and pasting this link into your browser: https://expressonline.haineslink.co.nz/pdfs/662852_Other.pdf If this opportunity interests you, apply now using 'apply online' button. You can view a job description above, or for further information please contact Emily Fairless - Emily.fairless@education.govt.nz Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday, 7 October 2020.

Job Categories: Project Management. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: 100,000 and above. Job expires in 17 days.

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