Senior Advisor Information Management

  • Company:
    Education in New Zealand
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
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Senior Advisor Information Management

  • Permanent, full-time
  • National Office, 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.

    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

    The Data and Information Stewardship group (DIS) is responsible for developing and executing policies, practices, procedures and technology to manage the data and information lifecycle to deliver on the needs of data and information for users of the information. The group champions the management of safe and appropriate use of data and information for better decision making.

    The Information Management team is responsible for leading Ministry thinking, design, advice and practice for the trusted collection, use, management and sharing of Education data. This includes delivering advice and services to the Ministry, our partners, and directly to the sector.

    About this role

    The Senior Advisor Information Management is responsible for ensuring the effective and compliant collection, management and use of Education data and information. The Senior Advisor provides services and advice to a wide range of stakeholders, and supports the practices, relationships and behaviours that maintain the Education Sector’s confidence in data and information.

    About you

    We’re looking for an experienced and enthusiastic information management practitioner to be part of delivering new and emerging services around data governance, ethics, transparency, and sovereignty. You’ll have a solid background in information, data or privacy, and know how to deliver real business value through robust information governance and trusted relationships.

    This is a varied and challenging role in complex and rewarding sector. You’ll enjoy working with a wide range of stakeholders and experts, and have the confidence to build relationships, communicate effectively, and make things happen. We’ll count on your delivery focus to move us forward on our data journey using a diverse and inclusive approach.

    To be successful in this role you will offer:

  • working knowledge of emerging issues around data sovereignty, ethics, transparency and the appropriate use of data
  • demonstrated experience in providing excellent customer-focused data and information management advice in large organisations
  • experience in understanding complex business problems, managing priorities, and providing collaborative and innovative solutions
  • the ability to understand and apply the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and tangatawhenuatanga.
  • You’ll be joining a high-performing team in a dynamic, flexible, fun and busy environment with a focus on shaping the way forward for trusted Education Data.