Project Manager
Auckland, NZ
2d ago

Project Manager

Posted August 3, 2021 Work Type Contract or Temp Category Consulting & Strategy / Project Management Location Auckland

  • Immediate start, initial 6-month contract
  • A background in software delivery highly advantageous
  • New Zealand success story (NZX listed) with a Global footprint
  • About the company :

    A New Zealand owned organisation that has gone from strength to strength and continues on its growth curve in the technology space.

    With over 300 heads in the business, they are continuing to grow at a fast rate with a focus on aiding their customers to run their businesses more safely and efficiently.

    About the role :

    This Project Manager / Business Analyst role will provide business analysis and project planning / management for initiatives that will support continued innovation and optimisation in the business.

    A background in software delivery would be highly advantageous.

    This role will ensure that projects are scoped and completed to specification, within an established time frame and budget.

    This is an essential position which requires a highly self-motivated individual contributor, with the ability to handle multiple projects at once.

    You will be a problem-solver, process oriented, highly organised and have a solutions-focussed mindset.

    Your proven communication and presentation skills will enable you to work at ease with both internal and external stakeholders.

    Well-developed negotiation skills and experience with conflict management are necessary for this role.

    Key roles and responsibilities :

    This Project Management role is responsible for developing and executing strategy of core company projects while maintaining timelines and budget.

    Basic responsibilities include :

  • Facilitating workshops and meetings with key stakeholders across multiple departments to initiate and define project requirements, goals, scope, deliverables, resource allocation, and timelines
  • Leading business and technical initiatives by laying out clearly defined project plans with assigned owners for each relevant department
  • Taking big picture views to coordinate, plan and ensure overall release planning, execution & readiness
  • Reporting, escalating and facilitating solutions for risk mitigation for all risks, blockers, and status of assigned initiatives to appropriate stakeholders
  • Collaborating with various departments to prioritise and determine internal resource capacity to ensure on-time completion of deliverables
  • Coordinating between all impacted teams, as well as dependencies for multiple initiatives
  • Directly manage all steps of project delivery by influencing and ensuring key leaders’ accountability for deliverables
  • What’s in it for you?

    Join a challenging and rewarding environment in an initial 6-month contract role. This contract has the chance to be extended and potentially go permanent.

    The company has a fun, friendly and diverse workplace with a large headcount in their new open-plan offices. Regular social events are put on by the company, as well as flexible work arrangements.

    If you’d like to find out more and for a confidential discussion, please call Katherine Biggelaar on 021 225 4735 or email katherineb

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