Senior Resourcing AdvisorPermanent, Full timeMatauranga House, Bowen Street, 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 EducationAt 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 teamThe Resourcing Group is responsible for delivering operational funding and staffing entitlements to nearly 2,500 schools. We administer annual payments of approximately $5.8 billion to Schools and Kura.We provide high quality financial advice and support to Schools and Boards of Trustees. We ensure Schools and Early Childhood centres receive correct resourcing entitlements through our Monitoring programme. We provide resourcing operational policy advice and guidance and produce one-off solutions to resourcing issues. Our Resourcing Contact Centre also provides direct telephone and email support to Schools’, Early Childhood Centres and the general public.About this roleThe Senior Resourcing Advisor will provide statistical, modelling, analytical, reporting, and advisory and leadership services at a senior level, to support the role of the Delivery Manager. They provide a leadership role through the development and implementation of policy and operational policy and provide quality advice on resourcing for schools.The role will provide pro-active expert business analyses and support for Ministry initiatives. Will use knowledge, expertise and experience to assist other units with the development and application of solutions.You should be able to understand business databases and systems and is able to support the development, testing and implementation of changes to the system.This is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference in the outcomes of young people by ensuring the best funding systems for schools.About youWe are looking for someone who is able to work at pace, manage a variety of tasks and projects, take the initiative. Your personal qualities will include taking pride in producing written work and other forms of communication of the highest quality every time and you will have the interpersonal skills to relate well with all kinds of people.You also have the background experience and skills that will contribute to the team successfully providing high quality services to the sector and across the Ministry.Someone with experience in Finance will be beneficial.