29 Nov 2019

Full-Time Senior Manager

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

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Job Description

Based in Wellington

About our team

The Early Learning and Student Achievement (ELSA) Group sets the system-level learning for every child and student. Working between policy and customer facing functions, there is a significant political, stakeholder and public interest in the high performance of this group and the education curriculum and teaching workforce outcomes we seek for New Zealand.

Within ELSA, the Secondary Tertiary team covers the transition from senior secondary through to foundation tertiary, and focuses on pathways to support young people to make successful and coherent decisions on steps to further study and training. The team supports ELSA to achieve strategic and operational objectives and to build a great working culture and environment. We are a practical, fast-paced, deadline driven and service oriented team that focuses on commissioning, work tracking, resource management, planning, business performance and excellent relationship management.

About the role

The Senior Manager – NCEA Product Delivery is responsible for managing the Product Delivery team within Secondary Tertiary, Early Learning and Student Achievement. The NCEA Product Delivery team is responsible for system development and maintenance of a high-quality, sophisticated product development and quality assurance system. They will also be responsible for developing over 7,000 educational products (including curriculum support resources, achievement standards and assessment resources) through the Review of Achievement Standards, and for the delivery of products to specification using this system.

About you

You will have the following:

  • Strong track record of managing high performing client service teams, including delivering at volume, to specification and to a high quality
  • Proven skills and experience in leading and managing a team of professionals and critically important stakeholders both at a programme and project level
  • Strong track record of managing challenging stakeholder relationships to contribute to shared deliverables and products
  • Understands and applies appropriately Te Tiriti o Waitangi to their work
  • Actively supports building their knowledge and capability in te reo Māori and tīkanga Māori

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

Please review the position description by copy and pasting this link into your browser: https://haineslink.co.nz/HainesAdUI2/UploadedFiles/644106_ELSA%20-%202454%20-%20Senior%20Manager%20Product%20Delivery%20(002).pdf You can view a job description above, or for further information please contact Madison Stark, email Madison.Stark@education.govt.nz. If this sounds like you, please visit our website to apply for the role. Applications close on Wednesday, 4 December 2019.

Job Categories: Leadership/Management. Job Types: Full-Time.

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