Senior Project Manager
Kāinga Ora
4d ago
  • Key role supporting the delivery of our Strategic Investment Management programme
  • Work on nationally significant projects
  • $132,150 per annum plus 5 weeks' annual leave
  • Mō mātou - Our Organisation

    At Kāinga Ora, ours is the important responsibility of transforming New Zealand's housing choices, outcomes and the entire housing sector by creating homes and communities that allow New Zealanders to thrive.

    What is exciting about working for Kāinga Ora is getting the chance to make a real and positive impact on New Zealanders' lives.

    With skills, planning and purposeful action, our people are creating the homes and neighbourhoods that will build Aotearoa's future.

    We are passionate about transforming New Zealand for the better. That includes being a trusted partner for Māori and iwi, protecting and enabling their rights, interests and aspirations under the guidance of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

    Ko tā mātou mahi - Our Role

    Our People, Governance and Capability group is currently searching for an experienced Senior Project Manager to join our Strategic Investment Management (SIM) programme on a permanent basis.

    You'll provide leadership and work within a strategic context to manage and deliver large, complex, critical and / or multiple projects on time, to budget, to the agreed scope to realise the identified benefits.

    As a senior member of the team you will also be required to provide advice and support to project managers and other team members working in the project and programme environment.

    As a Senior Project Manager you will prepare the project plan and set-up and initiate project(s) with suitable resources and governance, proactively drive projects to achieve the business outcomes, manage the quality, content and cost of activities provided by external suppliers and define, scope, plan and manage project delivery.

    Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu - What you will bring

    This newly created role is ideally suited to an experienced Senior Project Manager with a broad base of experience gained in complex environments.

  • PMP or PRINCE2 Practitioner certification
  • Experience in managing large scale multi-dimensional organisation projects
  • Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability and propensity to embrace change and navigate ambiguity in a fast moving environment
  • Proven ability to lead technical and business staff
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to foster good stakeholder relationships through consultation, collaboration and partnership
  • Demonstrable project-related experience planning and implementing legislative, policy or compliance projects.
  • Nōu te rourou - What's in it for you?

    We offer competitive salaries, five weeks' annual leave and a benefits package including a range of insurances, flexible working arrangements and career development.

    These benefits are described in more detail here .

    As a Kāinga Ora - Homes and Communities employee, we want to make sure that you have all the tools and support you need.

    We want to ensure you are healthy and have work-life balance. We also want to support and grow your personal and career development through on-the-job learning, training courses, secondments and study opportunities.

    Ō Tātou Uara - Our Values

    Our values were developed by us, for us. They unite us as an organisation and guide how we work every day. Our values are :

  • Manaakitanga - People at the Heart
  • Mahi Tahi - Better Together
  • Whanake - Be Bold
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