Senior Project Manager
New Zealand Army
Wellington, Wellington central
4d ago

What you will do

As the Senior Project Manager, you will be working as a key part of the Information Domain; a small team within the Capability Branch.

You will be enhancing and enabling NZ Defence Force’s capabilities through ICT that some find abstract and intangible.

In this role, you will be :

  • Working across NZDF to develop business cases and manage from initiation;
  • Developing and maintaining Service Transition and Capability Integration Plans;
  • Directing, managing and motivating technical experts and project teams in order to produce outcomes for your assigned projects; and
  • Solving problems and dealing with complex conceptual issues to enable capabilities.
  • Please note : This role needs to be flexible between working throughout the Wellington region due to project demands.

    What we need

    To be successful in this role, you will be an experienced Senior Project Manager who has demonstrated experience and advocacy of business management techniques and tools.

    You will be an excellent communicator with the ability to develop, foster and maintain relationships with the organisation and across external agencies.

    Additionally, you will need to have :

  • Proven experience in leading, managing and implementing projects;
  • A sound knowledge of project management methodologies that are considered best practice;
  • An ability to relate technical information to the needs of non-technical experts and to business objectives / outcomes;
  • A relevant tertiary qualification with extensive business related experience.
  • This is a good foundation role to progress your experience within a military ICT speciality, and in return, we will grow and develop your skills for career progression.

    Who we are

    The purpose of the Capability Branch is to provide efficient and effective management of NZDF capability development and delivery as well as provide capability management oversight.

    All of these contribute significantly to the total NZDF capability lifecycle. The Capability Branch provides a single point of accountability for these elements and delivers outputs that enable the delivery of joint effects.

    The Capability Branch fosters contemporary military specialist knowledge and future thinking, operates using project and financial management disciplines and provides programme and project quality assurance oversight across a diverse portfolio.

    Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa / New Zealand.

    As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice.

    Why Us

    NZDF is an inclusive organisation that is open to flexible working arrangements and welcomes applications from people regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, age, beliefs / opinions, or family circumstances.

    In return for your expertise, dedication and hard work, NZDF is offering remuneration reflective of your experience, along with :

  • Full time ongoing work;
  • Discounts Handbook for selected retail, entertainment and service providers;
  • Great nearby amenities.
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