Programme Coordinator - Innovation
Auckland, Auckland Region, New Zealand
3d ago

Innovation Programme Coordinator

Supporting a team dedicated to creating new businesses by exploring ideas and innovation

Are you an enthusiastic coordinator, curious, a wiz with office technology and agile in your thinking and approach? We have an opportunity for you!

Beca New Ventures Accelerator

We live in a world full of opportunities for transformation. Beca’s New Ventures Accelerator is a specialist innovation and entrepreneurship team focused on the business side of the innovation spectrum, to create a pipeline and portfolio of new ventures effectively a series of start-ups within our business.

Working in our team provides exposure to Lean Startup and design thinking methodologies. We engage across all Beca and with customers, start-ups and the investment community.

The Opportunity

Combining your administrative attention to detail, technology bent and entrepreneurial mindset, this role supports a team which is looking to the future, anticipating, exploring and progressing opportunities for new product and service offerings across Beca.

Using the latest methodologies and tools (including Azure DevOps and Miro), the position plays an integral role in project support and stakeholder communication.

In this entrepreneurial environment, where pathways change and the goal posts frequently shift, no two days will be the same.

Based in Auckland, you can expect your contribution to include

  • Working closely with innovation team members as they sustain and evolve successful initiatives
  • Coordinating and supporting facilitated innovation workshops and investment pitches
  • On-boarding venture team members, familiarising them with project parameters, expectations and tools
  • Project administrative support data collection, metrics, reporting
  • Maintaining the team’s document and knowledge management system
  • Monitoring timelines, follow-up with Sprint teams, communicating, highlighting and progressing necessary actions, liaising between key stakeholders
  • Schedule and organise meetings and deliver event management
  • Working closely with our Innovation Programme Manager and providing administration support to the Head of the New Ventures Accelerator
  • About you

    You are a self-starter with the confidence to take ownership of allocated tasks and to support the planning and coordination of various projects and activities.

    You have a collaborative style, comfortable as a key member of a small team, and interested to help build positive relations with stakeholders, including senior leaders.

    Savvy with technology, you are keen to learn and utilise latest tools, and to support continuous improvement in the way we operate.

    With strengths in prioritisation, follow-up and organisation, you pride yourself on attention to detail, while also bringing outside-the-box thinking.

    You’ll be unfazed by ambiguity and frequently changing tack. Happy to deliver administrative functions,

    Sound like you? This is an exciting opportunity to be working in a dynamic, evolving, future-focused part of the business.

    This is a role where positivity, resilience and a focus on solutions are welcomed, contributing to new and innovative ways to drive our business forward.

    A career with Beca offers you

  • On-going professional development
  • A supportive, collaborative environment which values authenticity and diversity of thought
  • Balance in each aspect of your life, through flexible working arrangements
  • New learnings from our industry experts and technical gurus across the Asia-Pacific region.
  • Beca prides itself on supporting a diverse and inclusive culture open to inputs from creative people of all genders, ethnicity, identity, thought and experiences.

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