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Senior Project Manager

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This role offers an exciting opportunity to lead complex ICT infrastructure projects within the government sector, contributing significantly to the various digital transformation initiatives across the organisation. The successful candidate will have the chance to work closely with various stakeholders, including vendors and technology services, ensuring the successful delivery of critical projects. This role promises not only professional growth but also the satisfaction of making a meaningful difference for New Zealand.

What you'll do:

As a Senior Project Manager, you will play a pivotal role in leading complex ICT infrastructure projects within the government sector. You will be responsible for managing multiple, critical projects, applying good practice project management disciplines, and determining appropriate levels of monitoring required. Your role will involve facilitating supplier, contractor, and consultant engagement, driving performance to meet design standards. You will provide effective presentation of the overall status of objectives to maintain confidence among stakeholders. Proactively identifying and effectively managing project risks will be a key part of your role, as well as ensuring all project documentation is maintained and compliant with the organisations standards.

  • Manage the successful delivery of multiple, complex or critical projects.
  • Apply good practice project management disciplines and determine appropriate levels of monitoring required.
  • Facilitate supplier, contractor and consultant engagement and drive performance to meet design standards.
  • Provide effective presentation of the overall status of the objectives to maintain confidence.
  • Proactively identify and effectively manage project risks, working collaboratively to resolve complex issues.

What you bring:

The ideal candidate for this Senior Project Manager role brings extensive experience at a senior level in a variety of project management and ICT infrastructure assignments within the government sector. You have demonstrated experience in project management methodologies and strong expertise in vendor management. Exceptional estimating and planning skills are crucial for this role, along with competency in resource management and budget control. Your risk management experience includes defining, mitigating, and managing a diverse risk profile. Please note that this role will involve some level of travel.

What sets this company apart:
The organisation is committed to serving and connecting people, communities and government to build a safe, prosperous and respected nation. They take pride in what they do and strive for excellence in every project they undertake. Working with them means being part of a team that makes a positive difference for New Zealanders.

What's next:
Ready to make a meaningful difference? Apply now!

jonty.cameron@robertwalters.co.nz or 04 471 9766

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 Jonty Cameron on 04 471 9700.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Business Transformation

Focus: Project Management

Industry: Public Sector and Government

Salary: Attractive Package

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Senior Management

Location: Wellington

Job Reference: 1976560/001

Date posted: 4 June 2024

Consultant: Jonty Cameron

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