Research and deliver ground-breaking initiatives for the Construction and Infrastructure Industry.
The Centre of Vocational Excellence (CoVE) is a new initiative funded by the Government for the Construction and Infrastructure Industries. This brand-new organisation has been tasked by TEC (Tertiary Education Commission) to engage with the NZ Construction & Infrastructure sector to understand their workforce needs. Based at MIT’s new custom built trades training school, Tech Park, the successful applicants will be integral and instrumental to the direction of vocational education within the Construction and Infrastructure Industries researching and recommending vocational education tools and training to meet the sectors workforce needs. To deliver this innovative mandate ConCOVE’s General Manager is seeking 5 Project Leads across the following project streams, Disruption, Learning, Productivity, Diversity and Sustainability. The outcomes from their findings will support an overarching Career Framework for the Construction and Infrastructure Industries which will be used to map different job types, and vocational pathways and what intervention and strategies should be part of this innovative framework.
The Project Leads will be vital to the success of ConCOVE leading research programmes and partnering with key stakeholders such as representatives from the NZ Construction and Infrastructure sector, education, iwi and other priority groups to recommend informed innovative revolutionary reform to the industry.
Key Responsibilities Include
Partnering and developing excellent relationships with the project stakeholders to identify, a plan, research, and report findings
· Leading the research programme and collaborating with the project team to co-ordinate the research analysis, documentation and reporting requirements throughout the project lifecycle.
· Leading the strategic direction of the project stream and context, managing internal and external resources, and maintaining a financial overview of project costs
· Providing ongoing reporting and monitoring updates to the Director and supporting and mentoring other team members.
These roles would suit experienced project leads with a passion for the Construction and Infrastructure sector, who are well networked, technically savvy, with commercial nous and research skills.
If you are innovative, strategic, emotionally intelligent, hands -on and can bring an educational lens to the project you will enjoy this stimulating, groundbreaking role.
We offer a work environment which values genuine people who care for others, are well-connected, open and approachable and strive for excellence in all we do.
Ka hoatu mātou he wāhi mahi haumaru ki te tāngata, he wāhi ngākau nui ki te āwhi tāngata, he wāhi manaaki, he wāhi whai pānga, he wāhi āhuru me te kaha whai i te hiranga i ngā wā katoa.
‘Oku mau ma’u ‘a e ‘ãtakai ngãue ‘oku ne fakamahu’inga’i lahi ‘a e kakai lelei ‘oku nau ‘ofeina mo tokonia ‘a e kakai kehe’, fehokotaki mo vã lelei mo e kakai’, loto tau’atãina pea fanout ‘a e fetu’utaki mo kinautolu’ pea nau tuiaki ke ma’u ‘a e lelei taha’ ‘i he ngãue kotoa pë ‘oku nau fakahoko’.
Matou te ofoina atu se falefaigaluega e fa’atāuaina tagata amiotonu e alolofa i nisi, ma e tele le latou feso’otaiga ma mafuataga eseese, e talia so’o se tulaga ma aga tausa’afia e tauivi mo mea sili i so’o se galuega matou te faia.
Job Reference: 27297
For a copy of the generic job description or to APPLY please visit careers.manukau.ac.nz
If you would a copy of the job descriptions relevant to a particular Project Stream please email Alison Redfern- Daly, People, and Culture at WorkingatMIT@manukau.ac.nz, Please include the job reference in the subject line.
For all other enquiries’ contact Alison on (09) 968 8759.
Applications close: Friday, March 12th, 2021
(Please note we may choose to interview prior to the above close date).