Team Manager – Operational Policy

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 days ago
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  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 13-JAN-21
  • Job Reference: NZ/1506082
  • Job Title: Team Manager – Operational Policy
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  • Summary:

The TEC – Te Amorangi Mātauranga Matua is a small Crown agency with a big job to do – ensuring New Zealanders have the skills and the knowledge they need to ensure lifelong success to build a great country. We lead the Government’s relationship and $3bn investment in the tertiary education sector in New Zealand, and provide career services from education to employment.

We are looking for a Team Manager to lead our operational policy team in our Strategy and Design Directorate – someone who can bring a modern approach to policy development with user design at its centre.  


What will you be doing?

  • Leading and developing our operational policy team
  • Designing policy that will deliver on the needs of the business, our partners and customers
  • Working across the business, building networks, collaborating and influencing to get the job done  

What can you bring?

  • Experience leading high-performing operational policy teams
  • Ability to work collaboratively across the business and stakeholders
  • Emotional intelligence, initiative and the confidence to make decisions independently

What will you get in return?

  • An opportunity to lead a great team that has a significant impact on our tertiary education and careers systems
  • A supportive manager willing to invest in your professional development
  • $129k – $152k+, depending on skills and experience
  • A wide range of benefits including flexible working options.


Does this sound like you? Apply now for this great opportunity!

Applications close on Friday 29 January 2021. For more information or any questions, please contact

The TEC is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Your unique talents and experience will help us deliver exceptional services to New Zealand. We look forward to your application.