Qualifications Development Facilitator

Ringa Hora

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Multiple Location Options

Kia hiwa Rā! Kia hiwa rā!

Tēnei te mihi atu ki a koutou, ki te hunga e whakaaro ana mō tēnei tūranga. He kaupapa whakahirahira tēnei hei hāpai i ngā mahi, hei āwhina, hei pīkau hoki i ngā mahi mō Ringa Hora. Ka rere tēnei karanga ki te hunga whai pūkenga, whai wheako, whai mātauranga hoki e āhei ana ki tēnei momo mahi. Hono mai, tono mai, nau mai.

This is an acknowledgement to you, to all those who may consider applying for this role. This is an important initiative - its purpose being to uplift, to assist, and carry out duties for Ringa Hora.  We invite all who may possess the necessary skills, experience, and knowledge for this type of work to apply for the role. Connect, apply, welcome.

Ētahi kōrero mō Ringa Hora – About Ringa Hora

Ringa Hora is one of six Workforce Development Councils (WDCs) created under the Education and Training Act 2020 to ensure industry leadership across vocational education that is embedded in Te Tiriti o Waitangi. We represent industries in the Services sector including Advisory Services, Aviation, Cleaning Services, Business Services, Contact Centres, Financial Services, Hospitality, Local Government, Real Estate, Retail, Security Services, State Sector, and Tourism & Travel.

Te āhua o Te Tūrunga – The nature of the position

You will work with industry experts, iwi, and education organisations to develop and maintain qualifications, standards and other products to meet the skill needs of industry including iwi and Māori industry.  The role can be based in Wellington, Auckland or remote and is a permanent full-time position.

This role will suit someone who is comfortable in te ao Māori and has strong analytical and writing skills and experience in the secondary or tertiary education sector.  You will love facilitating groups, implementing processes, and managing projects from initiation to completion.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Analysing and interpreting data and workforce development information
  • Interpreting the drivers in the Māori economy and workforce to inform the development of qualifications and micro-credentials
  • Developing qualifications, standards, and system products
  • Facilitating representative expert groups through face-to-face or online meetings
  • Writing, editing, and proofing own and other’s work including using te reo Māori appropriately
  • Managing multiple projects
  • Providing advice to diverse education organisations developing programmes
  • Evaluating programme applications from educational providers. 

Ngā tino Pūkenga/Whēako – Skills/experiences for the role

You will bring:

  • Strong analytical, writing, and editing skills
  • Knowledge and experience of NZQF and the secondary or tertiary education sector
  • Ability to operate in te ao Māori including kaupapa Māori education systems
  • Passion for the Services sector
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Perseverance, stamina and be solution focused
  • A passion to give voice to te ao Māori in vocational education 

We are a workplace that values and utilises diverse and inclusive thinking, people, and behaviours. This means that our staff honour Te Tiriti o Waitangi and reflect the diversity of Aotearoa New Zealand and the industries and people we work to support. The contributions of staff with diverse backgrounds, experiences, skills, and perspectives are valued and respected.

Our jobs suit people who want to work on something bigger than themselves; people who are genuinely interested in helping our future generations. You will thrive on transformation, new ways of working, new ideas, collaborating and celebrating difference, and having fun.

If you believe you have the right mix of skills, knowledge and experience we want to hear from you.

Te tono – How to apply

If this sounds like you, please apply now!  For more information please review the position description or to arrange a confidential conversation email recruitment@wdc.nz

Information about us and the role of Workforce Development Councils can be found at www.ringahora.nz

Applications close Sunday 10 July.

To ensure the health and wellbeing of our staff, the Workforce Development Councils have a Vaccination Policy which requires all employees to have a Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate, otherwise known as a My Vaccine Pass (CVC) in order commence employment. 



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