Job title: (Change) Project Manager
Job type: Contract
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Government Dept
Expertise: Public Sector & Government
Pay interval: Yearly
Location: Wellington, NZ
Job published: 03-04-2021
Job ID: 39431

Job Description

We are seeking a seasoned Project Manager on a fixed term basis until February 2022 to support a major cultural change programme within a large government entity. You will be working closely with a Programme Manager and will stand in for them when they are away. 

Your main responsibilities

  • Provide leadership for the project by building strong relationships with the programme team and key stakeholders across the business
  • Oversee the full project life cycle from initiation to deployment for multiple initiatives 
  • Manage risk, evaluation, and measurement reporting 
  • Monitor, track and control outcomes to resolve issues, conflicts, dependencies and critical path deliverables
  • Track and manage the programme budget, with monthly reporting completed in liaison with the Finance team.

Skills and Experience to be Successful

  • At least 3 years’ proven project management experience
  • Knowledge, competency and interest in culture change
  • Attention to detail with accurate record keeping, planning and procurement abilities including budget management.
  • Ability to see the ‘big picture’ and looks at the impact of decisions on the wider parts of the organisation.
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (including Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint and Teams)
  • Prior PRINCE 2 Practitioner Certification would be an advantage

If you are a motivated self-starter with experience working with a diverse range of stakeholders and solid project management skills, you will enjoy having an organisation-wide impact within this culture change programme.

For more information contact Jane Temel on 021 499902 or email jane.temel@nicherecruitment.co.nz or APPLY NOW!