Manager, Quality Assurance Maori

Posted on 04-Feb-2019
Application Close Date: 26-Feb-2019
Job Details
Position Type:
Permanent Full-time
Job Reference:
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Job Specification

Kia hiwa rā, kia hiwa rā!

Nei rā te pāohotanga o tētahi tūranga mahi Māori e whai ake ana:

  • Are you passionate about promoting mātauranga Māori for learners of today and tomorrow?
  • Do you enjoy navigating complex issues and leading cutting edge initiatives?
  • Are you an expert Relationship Manager?   

The NZQA Quality Assurance Division assures the quality of non-university tertiary education organisations and qualifications delivered across New Zealand.

Te Hono o Te Kahurangi is an evaluative quality assurance framework that recognises and validates mātauranga Māori in the qualifications system and contributes to meeting the needs and aspirations of Māori learners, their whānau, hapū and iwi.

The Manager Quality Assurance Māori is responsible for leading, developing and implementing Te Hono o te Kahurangi within our work. In particular managing a small team for approval and accreditation applications and the external evaluation and review of tertiary education organisations and working across the Division to implement Te Hono o te Kahurangi.

This is a rewarding yet demanding role so to succeed you will be:

  • confident in te reo and tikanga Māori to engage effectively with Māori
  • knowledgeable about mātauranga Māori
  • a strong strategic and conceptual thinker
  • credible and experienced as a manager in education or quality assurance
  • a great relationship manager and have an established network

NZQA is accountable for managing the New Zealand Qualifications Framework, administering the secondary school assessment system, independent quality assurance of non-university education providers, qualifications recognition and standard setting for some specified unit standards.   

NZQA has a Te Reo Māori bilingual goal “Whakapakari” to be achieved in 2020.

If you think you have what it takes to fulfil this role …………

Tonohia mai, ā, whakapā mai ki te paetuku kōrero o NZQA mō ngā whakamārama.

For more information about this role please refer to the job description, NZQA's Customer Charter and Organisational Values. If you are applying through Seek, please click ‘apply now'.

If you would like to discuss further, please call Tracey Carlin on 0272443753

Applications close at 5.00 pm on 26 February 2019


“Kia mōhio ki te totara kei roto i te purapura

e kitea ai te tohu o te manu ariki whakataka pōkai”

Leadership is seeing the totara in the seed