Career Development Consultant Pacific

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    4 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
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  • Location: Auckland
  • Date Advertised: 24-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/1451960
  • Job Title: Career Development Consultant Pacific
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  • Summary:

Career Development Consultant (Pacific Work Connect) Auckland– Fixed term.

The TEC Te Amorangi Mātauranga Matua is a small Crown agency with a big job to do – to ensure New Zealanders have the skills and the knowledge they need to ensure lifelong success to build a great country. We lead the Government’s relationship with the tertiary education sector in New Zealand and provide career services from education to employment. We truly believe in the transformational benefits of education and vocational training. As a result we invest $3 billion a year in tertiary education and supporting the tertiary careers system.

We have an exciting new opportunity in the Work Connect team to develop and run a pilot programme to help eligible Pacific migrants build the skills they need to obtain meaningful employment in New Zealand.  It’s a chance to make a real difference in the lives of Pacific communities, so we’re looking for people who are passionate about helping others.

We are looking for a career development consultant through until 30 April 2021 who will have the skills and be the right fit for our team.  If you’re looking to be part of an amazing high performing team then come and join us at the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC).


What you will do


  • Provide one-to-one career guidance and coaching services to Pacific peoples
  • Deliver workshops and training programmes at a high professional standard
  • Build and maintain partnerships with Pacific communities to promote the programme
  • Contribute to the ongoing development and improvement of the Pacific Work Connect programme pilot
  • Work collaboratively with a high performing team, uphold the team values and contribute to our highly supportive culture

 What you can bring to the role



  • Passion and commitment to support our Pacific migrant clients.
  • Your existing networks in Pacific communities and your abilities to develop new relationships
  • Proven experience providing quality one-to-one career guidance and coaching services
  • Experience in developing and delivering training programmes, workshops and presentations at a high professional standard to a varied audience
  • Experience working with Pacific people
  • Ability to speak a Pacific language is essential
  • A drivers licence and the flexibility to travel in Auckland

 What you will get in return

  • $73k – $77k, depending on experience
  • A range of benefits including flexible working options, a wellness programme and the ability to purchase extra leave.
  • The chance to make a real difference in people’s lives


How to apply:

To apply, click the ‘Apply’ button, complete the online application form and submit your CV and Cover Letter outlining your suitability.

Applications close 12noon on Monday 2 March 2020.

Interviews for this role will take place week beginning 9 March 2020.

For more information or if you have any questions, please contact


The TEC is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Your unique talents and experience will help us deliver exceptional services to New Zealand. We look forward to your application.