Project Coordinator – CSP Hub

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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    5 months ago
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  • Category: Government & Defence
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 03-FEB-21
  • Job Reference: EDU/1510362
  • Job Title: Project Coordinator – CSP Hub
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Project Advisor/Coordinator | Kairuruku| Project Investment Advice |Corporate Strategy & Performance Hub | Ngā Tautiaki Whakamahere

Permanent role

Based in Wellington

Kia ora, Bula Vinaka, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Fakatalofa atu, Kia orana, Malo e lelei, Malo ni, Talofa lava, Tena koutou katoa and welcome.


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, and we are committed to uphold, honour and give practical effect to Te Tiriti | the Treaty in all our work.

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 our group and team

In the Strategy, Planning and Governance | Te Ohu Rautaki group, we help coordinate and oversee organisational planning and strategy, and specific priority initiatives. We work with Ministers to support delivery of the Ministry’s work programme. We provide legal advice and facilitate communications and risk management across the organisation to foster public trust and confidence.


The Corporate Strategy and Performance Hub (CSP Hub) | Ngā Tautiaki Whakamahere, is responsible for leading the development of the Ministry’s organisational strategy and ensures senior leaders and boards receive insight and advice that supports the Ministry shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes.


The Project Investment Advice team (PIA) supports the Ministry to deliver the right projects and programmes to achieve its strategic priorities and targets within the agreed timeframes and cost. Project and Investment Advice acts as a central point of oversight for Ministry programmes and projects. As well as capturing activity and ensuring projects and programmes are co-ordinated and prioritised, the PIA provides advice, support, and best practice tools.

About this role

In this role you will have the opportunity, as part of the PIA Team, to:

  • Establish greater connection and alignment across CSP Hub’s work programme as part of achieving the group’s goals;
  • Monitor work programme progress, provide project planning support, and advice to senior managers on progress and opportunities
  • Provide advice and support into the day to day running of business systems that support the Ministry’s governance and enterprise investments; and
  • Contribute to the development and delivery of guidance and resources.


About you

You will have:

  • Experience working in a project or programme team using project management methodologies
  • Experience in preparing and drafting reports, plans and building effective relationships with a range of stakeholders
  • Experience working within the public sector.


You will also:

  • Be able to recognise the importance of Te Tiriti o Waitangi to the Ministry’s work and give effect to Te Tiriti o Waitangi in the course of your everyday work and business;
  • Have strong problem solving skills and an ability to see the big picture context around the work;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with an ability to form effective relationships with a large number of stakeholders.


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.


There is more information in the position description attached, please take a look and if this opportunity sounds like you, please apply now using the ‘apply online’ button.


For further information, please Emma Craigie at

Applications close on Sunday 14 February 2021.