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Tasman District Council - Project Manager (two roles)

Location - Richmond

Closing Date - 8 December 2020

Fantastic opportunity to manage some of the council's diverse range of infrastructure and corporate projects.

Working together as one team to create results. When you Tasman District Council, you're getting involved first hand and contributing to crafting the Tasman community. We're diverse and dynamic - there are always new and interesting projects to get stuck into, and we love creating opportunities for our people to get involved in.

Due to the upcoming retirement of a valued team member, and the recent secondment of another, they have two opportunities available to join their programme delivery team. One role is a permanent role and the second is fixed-term for a period of approximately 18 months. You will manage and deliver your assigned projects from business case briefs, contract award through to the project completion. You'll also provide excellent relationship management and communication to people in the community.

Here's what you'll bring with you:

  • Your high energy, enthusiasm and commitment
  • A relevant experience in Project Management and preferably a PM qualification
  • Significant experience managing large scale projects
  • An excellent understanding of budgeting for projects
  • A strong commitment to customer, stakeholder and public relationships

In return, they offer you great collegial support, modern offices, support with relocation expenses, an openness to consider flexible work arrangements and a benefits package to suit your personal preferences. You'll also get the opportunity to join a team which works hard, but also has fun and celebrates their successes.

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Wellington City Council - Project Manager

Location - Wellington

Closing Date - Sunday, 13 December 2020

This is such an awesome opportunity for a motivated and credible Project Manager to join the City Council’s newly formed Project Management Office.

The Project Management Office (PMO) is a newly created unit that sits within the recently formed Infrastructure and Delivery Group to ensure effective programme and project governance and delivery across the organisation with a focus on the capital programme through better coordination and collaboration. They have a lot of projects in pipeline and on the go! Joining as our Project Manager, you will be responsible for all aspects of project delivery right from its conception including business case development, financial management and budgeting, monitoring and reporting and quality control.

Key to your success in this role will be your ability to work collaboratively within the team and with a diverse group of stakeholders within a complex political environment. With your strong influencing and clear communication skills, you will be able to get alongside the stakeholders, understand their imperatives, and look for the win-win. You will utilise your political acumen, ability to think outside the box and a customer centric mindset to ensure we deliver the best possible outcome for the project even while working through what may appear as conflicting and contrary requirements.

They are looking for a solid project management professional with a successful track record of delivering projects in a complex and similar setting preferably in central or local government. You will also have a tertiary degree in Architecture, Engineering or related discipline with excellent, financial, budget and reporting skills.

Apply online here.