Manager Strategic Partnerships Development, 11/12 - 222047

Manager, Strategic Partnerships Development
Location: Parramatta
Duration: 12 months opportunity with possibility of extension

Are you a strategic thinker Are you someone who is very focused on stakeholder management Are you an excellent communicator and do you possess an analytical approach to business development, leveraging data to drive decisions We have a rare opportunity available for a Strategic Partnerships Development Manager to join our team.

In this role, youd be joining an encouraging team who have a real passion for what they do! We are looking for someone who can think strategically, articulate their vision and drive ongoing improvement. This role will co-lead the design, delivery and evaluation of innovative and highly effective approaches that support schools to build learning ecosystems (mutually-beneficial partnerships with a wide variety of stakeholders) to enhance student learning.

This includes the provision of contextually relevant and responsive professional learning for K-12 schools across the system and the development and delivery of high quality support material and resources.

Additionally, you will also promote the development of a participatory and responsive approach to evaluation, in collaboration with vendors/service providers, consultants and Department personnel. This includes continuous monitoring, analysis of evidence and refinement of program implementation for ongoing improvement.

About the Department of Education

We ensure young children get the best start in life by supporting and regulating the early childhood education and care sector. We are the largest provider of public education in Australia with responsibility for delivering high-quality public education to two-thirds of the NSW student population.

The NSW Department of Education is dedicate to becoming Australias best education system and one of the finest in the world. All work at the department is strongly aligned to the strategic goals and values of the organisation.

For more information about the Department of Education, please visitNSW Department of Education

About our team

The Teaching Quality Unit drives strategic projects that support key priorities within the Educational Services Division at the NSW Department of Education. The overarching goal of the Educational Services Division is the strategic, future-focussed planning and quality assurance of service delivery to achieve equity of access and outcomes for every student regardless of where he or she lives or attends school.

We are building a multi-disciplinary team equipped to use diverse project methodologies including human-centered design, prototyping, research, data analysis and responsive evaluation to deliver continuously improving practices, processes and policies. Our current work includes a specific focus on: designing curriculum, pedagogy and assessment to strengthen implementation of the general capabilities; teaching quality in the HSC; and engaging community to enhance learning for students.

There has never been a better time to join our team. Joining the Department of Education, youll have access to a range of unique government benefits in a flexible work environment. Click here, to review the role description.

How to apply

The NSW Department of Education is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce as an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. We encourage diverse applicants from a range of backgrounds to apply for roles in the department.

If you feel your qualifications and experience along with your skills and knowledge align with our requirements for this very exciting and important role, please submit your application by clicking Apply Online below.

To be considered for this role, you must include:

  • a cover letter (max. 2 pages)
  • a resume (max. 5 pages)
  • responses to any pre-screening questions and any essential requirements within the application process

Additional Information

As this is a child-related position, you will also be required to obtain a Working with Children Check (WWCC) Clearance number as a condition of employment (if you do not already have this). For more information, click here.

Note: A recruitment pool may be created through this recruitment process. A recruitment pool is a group of applicants who have been assessed and identified as suitable for this role or similar roles, and who may be considered for a range of similar roles, including temporary, term or ongoing roles, over the next 12 months.


  • Detail a situation that best demonstrated your ability to lean into innovation and be a visionary.

  • Describe your most significant and relevant achievement. How was this achievement evaluated


  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline, or demonstrated equivalent knowledge and/or proven advanced experience in Business Development, Strategic Partnerships or Account Management.

  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and manage all phases of a project lifecycle to ensure successful delivery

  • Hold a valid clearance to work with Children (Working with Children Check) for paid employment

  • Knowledge of and commitment to the Department's Aboriginal Education policies

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