Team Administrator – Operations and Implementation

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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    negotiable / month
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    6 months ago
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  • Category: Administration and Office Support
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 02-FEB-21
  • Job Reference: EDU/1510235
  • Job Title: Team Administrator – Operations and Implementation
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Team Administrator - Operations & Implementation

Wellington – Permanent, Full Time


About our Group

The Secondary Tertiary Group sits within Early Learning and Student Achievement (ELSA) and covers the transition from senior secondary through to tertiary and employment.

ELSA works to make learning and teaching relevant, real and valued. We deliver and maintain critical services for the education sector to support responsive learner pathways from early childhood into further education, training, the workforce and society.  ELSA performs a crucial role working between the strategy and policy teams, and the sector facing functions.

The Secondary Tertiary Group is responsible for operational policy, curriculum and support programmes for Year 11-13 learners, and the secondary-tertiary interface. This includes senior secondary curriculum, NCEA (including the ongoing NCEA Review and preparing for the Review of Achievement Standards) and secondary-tertiary pathways and transitions.


Team Administration role

The Operations and Implementation team in ST has a key role in implementing the NCEA change programme. We work with, students, parents and whānau, the education sector, employers and the wider community to understand, design and deliver the implementation support needed to successfully embed, change and strengthen NCEA.

For these (and upcoming) projects, the Team Administrator provides a range of administration, coordination and support services to the Senior Manager and Project Manager.  


About the person

We are looking for someone who is thoughtful, agile and adept at handling ambiguity and complexity. Our ideal candidate will take pride in producing high quality work and will be comfortable working independently to achieve defined objectives.  The person will be sensitive to cultural values and have a good understanding of the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi.

They will have sharp interpersonal skills, superior writing skills, and will be comfortable working with a diverse range of stakeholders and representing the Ministry. 


Experience and qualifications

Candidates will have ideally have:

  • Previous administration experience including working in a project or programme team, managing or supporting projects with multiple work streams and competing pressures
  • Experience in working within the public sector and understanding of the political environment and how related issues should be managed.
  • Experience in administration of contracts, purchase orders, timesheets, invoices, filing, meetings, minute taking, and reporting.
  • Ability to identify and organise what matters, anticipating next steps, accurately delivering what was commissioned.


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.

Please review the Job Description and if this opportunity interests you, and you meet the requirements, apply now using the ‘Apply Online’ button.


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Applications close on Tuesday 23 Feburary 2021.