NZ Ministry of Education

Group Manager, Government, Executive and Ministerial Services - WGTN

NZ Ministry of Education

Professional Services

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Applications Close - End of Day: 17-09-2017


New Zealand

Work type:

  • Crucial position in ensuring the public has trust and confidence in the work of the Ministry
  • Lead the Ministry in responding to information requests from the public, Ministers and Members of Parliament
  • Provide strategic leadership and management

The Group Manager Government, Executive and Ministerial Services (GEMS) ensures the Ministry of Education is well-positioned to deliver on its responsibilities to the public, Ministers and Parliament.

This is a high-profile position, leading a group that is committed to managing a large volume of work in a way that increases both transparency and the public's trust and confidence in the Ministry of Education. You will be given a mandate to lead and will have access to a Ministry Leadership Team that places a high value on the work of your group.

To succeed in this role, you will be:

  • A proven people leader who drives a positive performance culture
  • Agile and resilient, able to work in a fast-paced environment providing services to multiple stakeholders
  • A great relationship manager and communicator
  • Experienced working with central government, Ministers, public sector leaders and sector stakeholders
  • A can-do operator who leads and promotes continuous improvement

This is a great opportunity for a proven senior leader to operate at the centre, working closely with the Ministry's Leadership Team, Ministers and key stakeholders across government and the education sector.

Interested in this role?

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