ICT Project Manager - Contract (Work Remotely)
Contact Energy
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
3d ago

Job Description

Te Whiwhinga mahi The opportunity

  • Working closely with Delivery Managers, Business Owners and Technology Specialists, the role of the Project Manager is to manage allocated projects through to completion;
  • delivering on time, within scope and budget. The Project Manager serves the needs of the project team, ensuring that roadblocks are cleared, dependencies are managed and stakeholders are kept well informed throughout the lifecycle of the project.

  • Here’s a flavour of the stuff you’ll get involved with;
  • Manage all aspects of projects to deliver the outcomes to scope, budget, schedule and quality.
  • Lead defined streams of activity in a matrixed project team.
  • Proactively identify and manage dependencies between project streams and other business activities.
  • Work with Architects, Technical Leads, Vendors, Testers and other key project stakeholders to move projects through stages and gateways.
  • Work closely with the Change and Communication team to manage communications with stakeholders, within the project team and to the wider Contact.
  • The type of experience you’ll bring to the role

    It goes without saying that you’ll be exceptionally curious by nature, a true collaborator and have real-world PM experience.

  • We’d love to see in your application the following;
  • How you have delivered and managed multi-faceted projects, incorporating technology, digital and business changes, as well as customer change.
  • Experience in applying diverse project delivery approaches e.g. Agile, Waterfall, Design Thinking etc
  • Experience in successfully delivering projects using multiple vendors and ensuring successful integration across platforms
  • Understanding of the wider business, technology and digital strategic drivers and how to ensure projects stay within these parameters
  • Strong commercial acumen particularly driving delivery performance from vendors / suppliers and in the establishment of outsourced commercial arrangements
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including strong influencing, negotiation and conflict management skills
  • Strong financial management capability including budgeting, forecasting and purchase to pay and ability to develop business case financials.
  • Additional Information

    At Contact we are extremely fortunate to actively promote a new ways of working programme, essentially this means working remotely is the norm.

    If working for a progressive company is for you, apply now. Thanks and looking forward to the korero.

    Contact Energy is committed to being an inclusive employer. We want people to be themselves, after all, they can't be anyone else!

    Contact Energy is committed to being an inclusive employer. We want people to be themselves, after all, they can't be anyone else!

    Please note, only candidates with the right to live and work in New Zealand will be considered for this role.

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