Are you passionate about youth development and driving strategy implementation?Do you have an energy that is infectious, and an ability to genuinely connect with people and help them to be a part of important developments? Can you establish connectedness and pathways between rangatahi, TWoA and other key stakeholders
About us:Te Wananga o Aotearoa has been providing exceptional value for more than 30 years to students and communities across New Zealand. We are New Zealand’s second largest tertiary provider, dedicated to whanau transformation through education.
We are looking for Subject Matter Expert (SME) – Youth Development for a full time, permanent role based at our head office in Te Awamutu.
About the role:The purpose of the Subject Matter Expert (SME) - Youth Development is to design, implement and monitor a coordinated Youth Strategy within Te Wananga o Aotearoa. The SME role holder will have strategic oversight of all Te Wananga o Aotearoa activities relating to youth, and will regularly report on the progress and achievements of these activities. The SME role holder will seek new education opportunities that support the Youth Strategy, and coordinate the activities that gain approval to implement these opportunities within TWoA. The SME role holder will ensure that all its activities have youth at the heart of its decision-making.
The role will:Develop and drive the implementation of a National Youth Strategy to meet the needs of tauira, TWoA and key stakeholders Coordinate key stakeholders to ensure an organisational wide, integrated approach to meeting the objectives of the National Youth StrategyPromote and support the development and inclusion of youth based objectives in key stakeholder strategic/business plansCollaborate with key stakeholders to regularly monitor, report back and adjust youth based objectives as requiredChampion the National Youth Strategy and influence stakeholders in order to get genuine support and actionManage contracts for service as required to meet contract milestones on time and within budget
About you:You have:A Bachelor Degree in a relevant fieldExcellent ability in project management At least 7 years in a leadership position with strategic planning experience and responsibility for a national process/project5+ years’ experience in delivery of services to youthAn excellent ability to establish and maintain strong and meaningful strategic relationships with key stakeholdersThe ability to understand and converse in te reo Maori (Te Ara Reo Maori level 4 or equivalent qualification)A full NZ Drivers Licence
Why you should apply:You are passionate about youth and their successYou enjoy working in a uniquely inclusive and culturally rich work place that is dedicated to whanau transformation through educationWe offer an exciting opportunity to strategically design and implement a strategy that is focussed on the future of youth education provision
How to apply:Please register and apply on our Jobs Site: https://twoa.careercentre.net.nz/
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Applications close: 27 August 2019