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Project and Programme Management roles - Synlait

Location - Canterbury, New Zealand

Closing Date - 5 September 2021.

Located at the Synlait Head Offices in Canterbury, Synlait has roles currently available for Programme and both Senior and Developing Project Managers!

This is an excellent opportunity for experienced project or programme managers to join the Process & Product Development Group and lead cross-functional projects and programmes within the Nutritional, Food Service and Ingredients fields.

These roles require experience in B2B Dairy, Food or FMCG industries. Formal project management qualifications complementing a food science or technology (or similar) background with proven experience managing new product development, process development or packaging development projects would be beneficial. Synlait is focussed on growth and product lifecycle management and this is the chance to take these cross-functional roles, and your career, to the next level! If you’re excited by these opportunities …

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The Synlait Team


Project Manager, Wellington Design Manual (Fixed-Term) - Wellington City Council

Location - Wellington, New Zealand

Closing Date - 26 April 2021.

  • Newly created fixed-term role

  • Are you a delivery focussed PM?

  • Influence best practice design outcomes to create great place

We are on the hunt for an experienced Project Manager familiar with Urban Design and Landscape Architectural principles to join the Urban Design team here at WCC.

Wellington City Council plays a very important part in building a healthy, vibrant and resilient city with a strong sense of identity and 'place' for all Wellingtonians. The Council values and celebrates the uniquely compact and vibrant qualities of Wellington and is committed to best practice built and natural environment outcomes. Creating great places for people is what our Urban Design team aims for. We demonstrate and influence best practice design outcomes across our city.

We are looking for an experienced and strategic Project Manager to ensure the successful and timely delivery of our Wellington Design Manual (WDM). The purpose of the Wellington Design Manual is to create a toolkit for the design of public spaces in Wellington and align design decision-making processes with the strategic direction of WCC. The design quality for our public spaces is of utmost importance to us and we need someone who is driven but also cares about our places to make this project a success. You will be responsible for the full project life cycle where you will be leading a team made of technical specialists, consultants etc through the development, delivery and implementation of WDM. You will be doing this by working closely with a variety of internal and external stakeholders including Iwi and Mana Whenua. Once implemented, the design manual will positively influence quality urban design practices and outcomes through relevant programmes of work across Council and other partner organisations such as Waka Kotahi, Let's Get Wellington Moving etc.

Our ideal candidate is highly influential and innovative with excellent relationship skills and ability to make things happen. You will be resilient and agile with an excellent track record of delivering strategic projects in a complex environment particularly with regard to design of the built environment. Familiarity with urban design, landscape architecture or urban planning is highly desirable.

We embrace diversity and inclusion and provide a supportive environment where our differences are celebrated, and people can thrive. This is a fixed-term role for 18 months.

If this opportunity is something that you are interested in, please make an application online with your CV and cover letter. To submit an application and/or to the view the position description please click the apply button.

You are welcome to get in touch with Aleena Antony at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any further questions.

We're looking for people who share our passion for Wellington and have the same values that we do - to make our city an even better place to live and work.


Strategic Community Property Adviser - Manawatu District Council

Location - Feilding, New Zealand

Closing Date - 26 April 2021.

  • Make your mark within their community
  • Apply your creativity, problem solving and lateral thinking skills

As the Strategic Community Property Adviser, you'll plan, prepare and co-ordinate the implementation of Community Property Strategies and programmes of work to benefit the Manawatu Community and give effect to Council's vision for the Manawatu District. Their a medium-sized Council with big heart, and their ambitious for their community.

Reporting to the Community Facilities Manager, this role is a senior member of thier dedicated community facilities team and will be responsible for providing strategic property advice to key staff, including General Managers, the Chief Executive and Council.

You'll need to bring these with you:

  • Demonstrable skill and experience in strategic and operational property management and development including acquisitions and disposals
  • An understanding of how strategy assists decision-making and helps focus and prioritise activities
  • A sound understanding of good practice property asset management processes and the relevant local government legislative framework
  • A familiarity with council planning and decision making processes including community engagement
  • The skills to manage multiple projects, working across our organisation and with our community

 Apply online here.