Project Manager

Location: Wellington
Job Type: Temporary
Specialisation: Programme & Project Management
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: CR/011816_1654143858
Contact: Laurent Pette
Email: email Laurent

Your new company

Is a large and diverse organisation that plays a vital role in the lives of all New Zealanders. They are looking for a collaborative and experienced Project Manager for a large corporate function improvement programme. Your role will be to design, plan and manage the project on a day-to-day basis on behalf of the Programme Manager and Manager.

Your new role

You will have to cover the full range of project management task and actively support the Programme Manager. You will:

  • Manage project/workstream objectives, purpose, and scope
  • Project planning in alignment with the strategic goals
  • Stakeholder engagement - expectations setting, communication and adherence to governance/ approvals processes
  • Documentation of and reporting on project/ workstream scope, cost, timelines, risk, quality assurance and communications
  • Identification of deliverables and milestones and tasks to achieve these
  • Allocation of tasks and tracking of resourcing against deliverables and milestones
  • Lead the team working through project changes
  • Work with PMO resources to ensure project/ workstream aligns to the programme's strategy and goals
  • Monitoring progress of the project finances/ budget


What you'll need to succeed

You will have previous strong experience in Project Manager. The ideal candidate will also possess the following:

  • Experience in HR and or People operations functions
  • Proven experience in delivery of small to medium-sized projects or operating within a larger project or programme
  • Able to plan and prioritize team responsibilities and has proven experience in coordinating resources,
  • Knowledge of project methodologies e.g. PRINCE2, PMP
  • Knowledge of risk management practices with experience in understanding and managing risks
  • Excellent oral and written communication and negotiation skills
  • Proven stakeholder management skills with the ability to establish, build and maintain effective working relationships
  • Effective problem analysis and solving skills
  • Able to influence and engage teams, partners and community
  • An understanding of and commitment to the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

What you need to do now

To submit your profile, please 'Apply Now' with a current CV or if you would like to have a confidential discussion regarding this or other opportunities, call Laurent today on 04 978 8006