Knowledge and Information Team Leader

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    6 months ago
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  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: Information / Records Management
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 26-JAN-21
  • Job Reference: 3759
  • Job Title: Knowledge and Information Team Leader
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Knowledge and Information Team Leader 

  • Passionate about leading the delivery of high-quality knowledge and information services across a global organisation?
  • Leadership opportunity to take a high-performing team to the next level
  • Grow organisational capability to manage, share and find Ministry information

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade is looking for a Knowledge and Information Team Leader to join our Knowledge, Information and Analytics team.  

About us

Our people represent New Zealand on and offshore, and in doing so make New Zealanders safer and more prosperous. By building connections with and influencing other countries and international institutions, we advance New Zealand’s interests and pursue New Zealand’s values. We provide advice to the Government on the implications for New Zealand of what is happening in the world.


The Knowledge and Information Team Leader reports to the Chief Data Officer and is a member of the Ministry’s Knowledge, Information and Analytics management team. In this role you will lead and drive the development of high-quality global knowledge and information services that enable the Ministry to effectively manage, share and find Ministry information and records. You will join a multi-facted, highly skilled team with accountability for:

  • information and knowledge management;
  • data and analytics; and
  • history and heritage.         

Who are we looking for

  • You get a sense of achievement and pride from leading a team to deliver highly-valued and well-adopted knowledge and information services and systems.
  • You are a people person – able to easily build rapport with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • You have a strong knowledge of knowledge and information practices, processes, mechanisms and compliance obligations, and extensive practical experience applying that knowledge.

To Apply/Interested?

We want our people to reflect the diversity of New Zealand and the communities we represent – valuing and respecting the contributions of staff with diverse backgrounds, experiences, skills and perspectives. We value the transferrable skills and points of view that both career and life experience bring to the table. As an employer we are committed to a focus on leadership, talent, training and development, and flexible work options.

If you bring an authentic view of New Zealand’s place in the world, we’d love to hear from you! Apply today with your CV and cover letter!

For a confidential discussion please email Applications close 9pm Tuesday 9th of February 2021.