eLearning Team Manager - New Zealand - Wellington

Catalyst is a prominent player in the open technologies world, not just in Australasia but increasingly internationally. We were foundation developers of both Moodle and Totara, developed the Mahara ePortfolio software, and are recognized around the world for our depth of expertise in their implementation and support. Our values of openness, freedom, collaboration and respect are important to us. We are a company that is committed to equal opportunities for all, regardless of age, gender, race or sexuality.

We are looking for a technically minded learning and development specialist to manage our Wellington HQ’s eLearning Team. You will need to be capable of leading a multi-skilled and distributed team of Developers and Project Managers in the delivery of learning solutions to a very wide range of customers based on Open Source projects.


  • Customer engagement and business development with specialist Learning and Development (L&D) clients

  • Programme management for the delivery of multiple L&D implementation projects

  • Management of direct reports, providing pastoral care, professional development support and mentorship

  • Manage the operational outcomes of the business


  • A track record in the delivery of Learning and Education solutions

  • Team Leadership experience including recruitment and performance management

  • Convincing communicator; verbally and in writing

  • Able to motivate individuals and teams of highly skilled individuals

  • A proven ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects

  • Business development, account and customer relationship management experience

  • Broad technical understanding of infrastructure and software environments

  • Demonstrable experience of working with Learning Management and Portfolio Systems

  • Financial management oversight

  • Must be comfortable working autonomously in ambiguous environments

Key Attributes

  • Ability to empathise with L&D specialists and advisors

  • A desire to improve organisational learning capability

  • A passion for open source technologies

  • A strong focus on exceeding customer expectations

Nice to have

  • Moodle, Totara or Mahara administration experience

  • Experience working with Government sector clients


If this role sounds like you, please send your CV and Cover Letter to jobs@catalyst.net.nz

Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa