PMI New Zealand Chapter

Awards categories

Awards categories

Supreme Project of the Year 2020Head Office CMYK 400x200

Purpose

 

The Supreme Project of the Year Award recognises the success of a project and the project team, for the superior performance and execution of exceptional project management in any category.

Eligibility

 

• Projects from throughout New Zealand are eligible for application, regardless of size, industry type or location

• PMINZ affiliation is encouraged but is not a prerequisite to enter this award

• The nominated project must have been completed within 12 months of the application date.

Criteria

 

• The project met the client’s needs as evidenced by a letter from the client (or sponsor) / project closure report

• The project met or improved on budget and schedule performance when compared with original established budget and schedule goals

• The project demonstrated originality and uniqueness of applied project management techniques (i.e. tools), including innovative application of practices or methods

• The project demonstrated complexity and unusual conditions, issues, or barriers requiring special management team action and performance.

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FINALISTS IN THIS CATEGORY:

The Finalists for Supreme Project of the Year are:

Callaghan Innovation - COVID-19 Response Project

Fonterra - Waitoa Dehumidifier and Batching Project Team

Go To Market Project - Pivot Software

Fertiliser Control Upgrade Project - Ravensdown Fertiliser Limited 

The Christchurch Town Hall Restoration Project - Octa Associates Ltd

Whakamaru Power Station rehabilitation project -Mercury NZ 

 
 

PMO of the Year Award 2020

Purpose

 

The purpose of this award is to recognise a Project, Programme or Portfolio Management Office (PMO) that has increased the success of their company’s (or other entity’s) projects/programmes.

Eligibility

 

• The PMO must be based in New Zealand

• The nominee must have, through the implementation or running of a PMO, increased the quality and success of the company’s projects and/or programmes

 • PMINZ affiliation is encouraged but is not a prerequisite to enter this award

• The PMO may be enterprise wide, Information Services or other variant

• The nomination should be prepared by PMO members and not third party consulting, training or other organisations

 • All corporate and government PMOs are eligible for nomination

• More than one PMO from an organisation can participate as the award is to the PMO, not the organisation.

Criteria

 

• The PMO must demonstrate increased performance of projects and/or programmes within the organisation

• The PMO must demonstrate good understanding and application of PMO practices

• The PMO must demonstrate how projects and programmes have contributed to business success

• The PMO must demonstrate good engagement with senior management.

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FINALISTS IN THIS CATEGORY:

 

The Millpond Project Manager of the Year Award 2020          thumbnail millpond logo 96dpi medium

Purpose

 

The purpose of this award is to recognise a project manager for a significant achievement or sustained performance, in the project management of a project or multiple projects. This Award is proudly sponsored by Millpond.

Eligibility

 

• The nominee must be based in New Zealand

• PMINZ affiliation is encouraged but is not a prerequisite to enter this award

• The nominee may work in any field, such as business, government, academics, consulting, training, etc.

• Self-nomination is not permitted.

Criteria

 

• The achievement/performance was significant in nature

• The achievement demonstrated an understanding of globally accepted professional frameworks and methodologies

• The achievement demonstrated leadership and initiative.

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FINALISTS IN THIS CATEGORY:

The Finalists for the Millpond Project Manager of the Year are:

Deep Joshi - Fonterra

Stuart Taylor - Octa Associates

Craig Tomlinson - Mercury NZ Limited

 

Emerging Project Manager of the Year Award 2020

Purpose

 

The Emerging Project Manager of the Year recognises rising talent – those individuals who, despite being in the early stages of their project management careers, are already demonstrating that they can make a difference to the project management profession and the companies, organisations and clients for whom they work.

Eligibility

 

• The nominee must be based in New Zealand

PMINZ affiliation is encouraged but is not a prerequisite to enter this award

• The nominee may work in any field, such as business, government, academia, consulting, training, etc.

• Self-nomination is not permitted

• The Emerging Project Manager of the Year award is open to project managers with up to five years’ experience who are working on any project where their involvement has been greater than six months.

Criteria

 

• The achievement/performance was significant in nature

• The achievement demonstrated an understanding of globally accepted professional frameworks and methodologies

• The achievement demonstrated leadership.

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FINALISTS IN THIS CATEGORY:

The Finalists for Emerging Project Manager of the Year are:

Dylan Crighton - Transpower

Emma Bullivant - Auckland Council

Hannah van Niekerk - PDV Consultants

Toto Vu-duc - Auckland Council

 

Research Achievement of the Year Award 2020

Purpose

 

The purpose of this award is to recognise an individual who has advanced the concepts, knowledge, and/or practices of project management through professionally conducted and authored project management research.

Eligibility

 

• The nominee must be based in New Zealand

• The nominee must have, through project management research, made a contribution to the advancement of the field of project management

• PMINZ affiliation is encouraged but is not a prerequisite to enter this award

• More than one person can be nominated if the research/paper was jointly completed

• The nominee may work in any field, such as business, government, non-profit, academia consulting, training etc.

• The research must have been completed within 12 months from the date of the application.

Criteria

 

• The nominee must have carried out research that has contributed to the advancement of the field of project management, and is consistent with the definition adopted by the PMI Research Program

• Project management research involves scholarly or scientific investigations and is based upon data from which general conclusions can be drawn. Both the data and the conclusions are focused on either the project management context or the management activities needed to complete a project successfully, but not on the technical activities of a project

• Research can include both theory and practice in the field of project / program management, which may include: - Summaries and critical analyses of research results - Surveys of current practices - Critical analyses of concepts, theories, or practices - Development of concepts, theories, or practices - Analyses of successes and failures - Comparisons and/or analyses of case studies

• The research must have an enduring or practical value.

Apply here for Research Achievement of the Year Award

 

 
 

 

Construction Project of the Year 2020

Purpose

 

The Construction Project of the Year recognises both the success of a project and the project team, for the superior performance and execution of exceptional project management in the Construction Sector.

Eligibility

 

• Projects from throughout New Zealand are eligible for application, regardless of size, industry type or location
• Project was completed by a New Zealand owned organisation or by a New Zealand-based subsidiary of an international organisation

• PMINZ affiliation is encouraged but is not a prerequisite to enter this award
• The nominated project must have been completed within 12 months of the application date.

Criteria

 

• The project met the client’s needs as evidenced by a letter from the client or sponsor / project closure report

• The project met or improved on budget and schedule performance when compared with original established budget and schedule goals

• The project demonstrated originality and uniqueness of applied project management techniques (i.e. tools), including innovative application of practices or methods

• The project demonstrated complexity and unusual conditions, issues, or barriers requiring special management team action and performance.

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FINALISTS IN THIS CATEGORY:

The Finalists for Construction Project of the Year are:

Waitoa Dehumidifier and Batching Project Team - Fonterra

The Christchurch Town Hall Restoration Project - Octa Associates Ltd

 

 

 

Most Adaptive/Courageous Under Adversity Project of the Year 2020

Purpose

 

The Most Adaptive Project of the Year recognises both the success of a project and the project team, for the superior performance and execution of exceptional project management.

Eligibility

 

• Projects from throughout New Zealand are eligible for application, regardless of size, industry type or location
• Project was completed by a New Zealand owned entity or by a New Zealand-based subsidiary of an international organisation

• PMINZ affiliation is encouraged but is not a prerequisite to enter this award
• The nominated project must have been completed within 12 months of the application date.

Criteria

 

• The project met the client’s needs as evidenced by a letter from the client or sponsor / project closure report

• The project met or improved on budget and schedule performance when compared with original established budget and schedule goals

• The project demonstrated originality and uniqueness of applied project management techniques (i.e. tools), including innovative application of practices or methods

• The project demonstrated complexity and unusual conditions, issues, or barriers requiring special management team action and performance.

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FINALISTS IN THIS CATEGORY:

The Most Adaptive/ Couragous Project of the Year Finalists are:

Callaghan Innovation - COVID-19 Response Project

Fonterra - Waitoa Dehumidifier and Batching Project Team

Go To Market Project - Pivot Software