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Project Manager

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Our client is seeking a dedicated and experienced Project Manager to oversee the planning, implementation, and tracking of projects from start to finish. This role offers an exciting opportunity to lead key strategic projects within a vibrant city centre.

The successful candidate will be part of an organisation committed to creating a connected, resilient, and inclusive environment where everyone thrives. This role requires excellent project management skills, stakeholder management, and leadership skills to ensure successful project outcomes.

  • Lead key strategic projects within a vibrant city centre including RiverLink programme
  • Work in an organisation committed to creating a connected, resilient, and inclusive environment
  • Opportunity to utilise your excellent project management, communication, and leadership skills

What you'll do:
As a Project Manager, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing the planning, implementation, and tracking of projects from inception to completion. You will be responsible for developing comprehensive project plans that include timelines, budgets, and resource allocation. Your ability to coordinate effectively with various stakeholders will be crucial in ensuring that all project objectives are met.


Monitoring the progress of each project will fall under your purview as well as managing any associated risks by developing contingency plans when necessary. Compliance with relevant regulations, codes, and standards is paramount in this role. Furthermore, you will be tasked with preparing detailed status reports for stakeholders while also communicating effectively with your team about the objectives and updates of each project.

  • Develop and implement project plans, including timelines, budgets, and resource allocation
  • Coordinate with stakeholders, including clients, contractors, and vendors, to ensure project objectives are met
  • Monitor project progress and adjust as needed to ensure successful project outcomes
  • Manage project risks and develop contingency plans as needed
  • Ensure compliance with relevant regulations, codes, and standards
  • Prepare and present project status reports to stakeholders
  • Communicate project objectives, plans, and status updates to project teams and stakeholders
  • Mentor and develop the skills of project team members

What you bring:
The ideal candidate for this Project Manager position brings a wealth of experience in managing complex, medium to large scale projects. You possess a relevant qualification in project management and have at least 3-5 years of experience in project management.


Your strong project management skills enable you to develop and manage comprehensive project plans, budgets, and timelines effectively. Your ability to quickly build trusted relationships with stakeholders is crucial for this role. Excellent communication skills are required as you will be communicating with stakeholders at all levels across different organisations. Familiarity with project management software such as Microsoft Project or Primavera is essential. Lastly, an understanding of relevant regulations, codes, and standards is necessary for this role.

What sets this company apart:
Our client is committed to creating a connected, resilient, and inclusive environment where everyone thrives. They believe in supporting their neighbourhoods to become the architects of their future. Knowing that the work you do is meaningful and making a difference for generations to come is a great feeling. This organisation is a place you’ll feel proud to be part of.

What's next:
Ready to make a significant impact? Apply now!

Robert Walters endeavours to review all applications in a maximum of five working days. If you have not received correspondence within this timeframe please do not hesitate to contact Kaylin Thomson on 04 471 9700.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Business Transformation

Focus: Project Management

Industry: Public Sector and Government

Salary: Great benefits

Workplace Type: No

Location: Lower Hutt

Job Reference: 1955640/001

Date posted: 14 April 2024

Consultant: Kaylin Thomson

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