Snr Project Manager - $150K-$160K neg!

IT and Telecommunications

Job description

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PLEASE NOTE: you MUST be a New Zealand citizen AND be living in New Zealand RIGHT NOW to be eligible to apply.

IT IS FINE if you need to give notice to your current employer

Senior Project Manager - 3-year fixed term salaried role through to May 2022

$150,000-$160,000 per annum neg, Wgtn CBD

strong focus on planning and delivery for major event

needs great planning and vendor liaison and supplier engagement skills


This is a high-profile New Zealand government agency. They employ around 1,500 people and have numerous offices based in many different locations around the world.

Their head office is based in central city Wellington and employs around 500 people.


This Senior Project Manager role will be involved in a single, large programme of work that will be complete by early 2022. For that reason, this is 3 year fixed term position.

The programme will be ramping up quickly, and will be a busy one from the outset, so it is really important that you are someone who is comfortable with pressured situations and immovable deadlines.

The role is one that requires full end-to-end project management experience. This will include being responsible for:

leading the development of a technology strategy and roadmap

managing the procurement of a wide range of infrastructure technologies

managing service delivery and relationships with vendors

managing governance and status reporting

recruiting and managing a team.

It goes without saying that you need to be a high energy and engaging person who can build positive relationships with a wide range of stakeholders and suppliers.


senior level project management experience in managing large, complex infrastructure projects from strategy development to implementation

highly developed supplier engagement and management skills, including involvement in procurement of IT services and products

demonstrated experience of having worked in large, high pressure IT project environments with lots of moving parts

experience of project management within the NZ government sector.

This is a rare opportunity to be involved in a fascinating and high-profile programme of work that may well be one of the most rewarding of your career.

PLEASE NOTE: you DO have to be a New Zealand citizen and living in NZ right now in order to apply!

Sound good? Sound like you? Then email your resume to me by clicking the 'apply now' button below or call Sue Saville on 04 471 5867 for more information.