PMI New Zealand Chapter

Find a job

Find a Job

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would like to advertise your vacancy here.


Gisbourne City Council - Regional Monitoring and Compliance Officer (Forestry)

Closing Date - 10am, Friday 23 October 2020

Gisborne District Council is working together with our communities to make our aspirations happen. Tairāwhiti is the first place to see the light and we’re working to transform our region to be the first choice for people and lifestyle, the first place for environment, economy and culture.

We are currently seeking an experienced Regional Compliance and Monitoring Officer with a focus on forestry to join our Monitoring and Compliance team. The purpose of this role is to monitor and enforce compliance with environmental regulations and conditions as set out under the Resource Management Act 1991 and in accordance with Council operating procedures. This role is responsible for implementing Regional plans, working to raise public awareness of Council’s roles and responsibilities, providing specialist advice to the public and consent holders. This includes assisting with ensuring that the processes and procedures are followed and up to date with changing legislation, planning documents and best practice.

Ultimately we are about delivering on our vision of Piritahi Tairāwhiti – making our people proud.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • An appropriate tertiary degree in Science, Law, Resource Management, Agriculture or Forestry.
  • A full driver’s licence.
  • Sound knowledge of the Resource Management Act 1991 and compliance procedures.
  • Time and project management skills.
  • Strong interpretative, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • A basic knowledge of working with tangata whenua or at least a willingness to learn.

If this sounds like you, please click and apply now! For further information or a confidential conversation please contact Kate Sykes.

Apply online at


Hamilton City Council - Programme Manager - East and Northwest Hamilton

Location - Hamilton
Closing Date - 27 October 2020

Hamilton City Council is committed to being a high-performance organisation with people who think differently, act with integrity, make it happen and work together. This is your chance to be part of an organisation that is committed to building a more vibrant, attractive and prosperous city.

They have an opportunity for a Programme Manager to join our Growth Programmes team. In this role you’ll initially be focussed on leading the overall delivery of the Ruakura (and eastern growth areas) and the Rotokauri (and northwest growth areas). You’ll build and lead a virtual, cross organisational team of multidisciplinary project managers and technical staff to ensure that they work together in a joined up way to deliver wellbeing outcomes for these new communities. Your daily focus will be on leading, communicating and corralling our internal teams and working closely with our Elected Members and key external partners including developers, landowners and key government agencies. You’ll also lead some specific projects, such as Business Cases, to support decision making on long term future investment into growth areas.

The right person for this role will have significant experience in Project or Programme Management. You may be a Project Manager looking to take your next step into Programme Management role. You do not need to be an engineer, a planner or a technical expert as we have those people in place delivering the projects. Your job will be to set up the temporary Programme frameworks that enable those teams to work together. You will have experience working in a complex, large work environment be it international, local government or from the private sector. High on your list of skills will be the ability to quickly form trusting relationships, the ability to lead people towards a common vision, outstanding communication skills and the ability to learn quickly and to see and implement new ways of doing things. You will also be highly organised and able to lead and prioritise your workload.

See Position Description here.

Apply online here.


Hawke’s Bay Regional Council - Senior Project Manager Strategic Planning

Location - Hawke’s Bay
Closing Date - 18 October 2020

Council’s vision is a healthy environment and a resilient and prosperous community. Their focus is to prioritise Te kounga o te wai, te haumarutanga me te mārohirohi ā-āhuarangi o te whakamarutanga ~ Water quality, safety and climate-resilient security.  Kia koi, kia toitū hoki te whakamahinga o te whenua ~ Climate-smart and sustainable land use. Kia ora, kia āhei, kia mārohirohi ā-āhuarangi hoki te rerenga rauropi ~ Healthy, functioning and climate-resilient biodiversity. Kia toitū, kia mārohirohi ā-āhuarangi hoki ngā ratonga me ngā hanganga ā-whare ~ Sustainable and climate-resilient services and infrastructure. 

HBRC has a fantastic opportunity for a project management extraordinaire. Reporting to the Strategy and Governance Manager, the role will champion project management for the organisation leading the change process and implementation of a consistent approach across Council.

You will design and deliver an appropriate and fit-for-purpose communication and engagement plan for staff fostering excellent working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

 Key aspects of the role are to:

- Champion HBRC Project Management Framework

- Facilitate internal project management training and mentorship

- Manage and deliver a wide range of diverse projects across Council

- Continuously improve and evolve the Project Management Office infrastructure


About you:

You will be an experienced Project Manager with outstanding communication and engagement skills. As a Senior Project Manager you will excel with project delivery, be confident providing training, advice and quality assurance to internal stakeholders.

The successful candidate will ideally possess and demonstrate the following competencies:

- A Relevant Bachelor’s degree or equivalent tertiary qualification.

- A Project Management Certification

- At least 5 years experience as a project management practitioner

- Have high community, cultural and political awareness.

- Advanced analytical and problem solving skills

Apply here.


Ministry of Defence - Senior Advisor, Project Scheduling and Dependencies


The Ministry of Defence is seeking a Senior Advisor, Project Scheduling and Dependencies to provide our Practice Office with specialist expertise to support some of the most complex projects in Government such as the introduction or replacement of aircrafts, ships, and military vehicle fleets. The reliability of scheduling, planning analysis and data is critical as these projects set milestones, balance resources, forecast financial expenditure, manage dependency points and monitor benefit realisation.


You'll need: · The application of Programme and Project Management skills (methodologies and tools) proven by a track record of at least 5 years, with specific experience in the area of scheduling. · The ability to surge into a project to provide immediate and direct support as a trusted and respected project practitioner. · Experience in supporting people, changing behaviours and practices, and enabling system maturity in an organisation. · Experience in applying advanced scheduling practices supported by advanced Microsoft Project Skills.


The Ministry of Defence has progressive policies which include flexible working and wellbeing provisions. They are the Government's lead civilian advisor on defence. They also purchase major equipment which becomes a capability when it is used by service men and women of the New Zealand Defence Force. Please note: Successful candidates will be required to obtain and maintain a high level security clearance. For this role it means candidates must have been a New Zealand citizen for at least 10 years. Alternatively you must hold a NZ Resident Visa or a NZ Permanent Resident Visa, and have been a citizen of the UK, Canada, USA or Australia, for at least the past 10 years.

Applications Close : 5pm Wednesday 7 October 2020

Apply Online Here