Advisor – NZ Ministry of Education – Wellington

Job Description

Wellington – Permanent, Full Time

The ECE Operational Funding Team within the Ministry of Education manages the delivery of operational funding to over 5,000 ECE services, kōhanga reo and playgroups in New Zealand, as well as providing high quality advice and support for Ministers and sector stakeholders.

If you have experience in public funding, advisory, and service delivery roles, we can offer challenging, interesting and varied work that will test your thinking and skills.

The successful applicant will play a key role within the team by:

Administering funding entitlements to all ECE services nationally
Providing informed, insightful and constructive advice in response to ad hoc funding queries
Identifying potential funding issues, assessing options and providing clear recommendations on actions to minimise the Ministry’s exposure to undue risk
Providing high quality data analysis to support effective planning and decision-making
Contributing to a range of project initiatives to ensure quality tools, processes and systems are developed to support the Ministry and the ECE sector.

We offer an environment where every day is different and challenging. Our wide-ranging work programme will give you opportunities to build your experience in the delivery of critical operational funding and advice to encourage participation in early learning and support the implementation of policy initiatives and programmers across the ECE sector.

Please find the Position Description attached. If this opportunity interests you, and you meet the requirements, apply now using the ‘Apply Online’ button. For further information please contact William Yang on

Applications close on 26 February 2018.

Please click here to Apply Online

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