Project Coordinator
Department of Conservation
Taupo, New Zealand
10m ago

Job Specification

This advert is for a fixed term role ending September 2022.

The Department of Conservation is currently searching for an outstanding project coordinator to support the infrastructure redevelopment project currently being undertaken at Whakapapa and Iwikau Villages in New Zealand's very first national park.

This spectacular location in the heart of the north island is attracting a significant number of visitors every year. However, the influx of tourist activity brings increased pressure on the associated facilities provided to accommodate our visitors.

In order to ensure we continue to provide a world class experience and avoid disruption for local stakeholders, we must assess and replace the infrastructure as required.

That's where you come in

Based out of the DOC Taupo office, you will support the project management team for this crucial redevelopment project. You will form part of the team to successfully deliver the project to the planned scope time and budget.

Throughout the duration of the assignment you will be required to produce timely reports and status updates. Subsequently, you will ensure that the various work streams are coordinated and communicating and that the project is integrated well into the department, in preparation for the smooth handover to business as usual.

The duration of the project is until September 2022.

He kōrero mōu : What we are looking for

The successful applicant will have :

  • Prior experience working as a project coordinator
  • Demonstrated excellence at prioritising, allocating and monitoring resource usage and finding improved ways to use resources
  • Demonstrated excellence at planning and organising work and resources over a programme of work to meet negotiated timeframes
  • Ability to work positively and productively with stakeholders, colleagues and team members
  • Ability to work with customers to identify and prioritise their needs
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou : What's in it for you?

    Along with recently being awarded New Zealand's second most attractive employer, people like working for us because we offer the following :

  • Competitive remuneration
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment
  • Respect, recognition and opportunities for personal growth
  • Excellent employee wellbeing initiatives including the employee assistance program and discounted insurance
  • Free accommodation in our backcountry huts and campsites as well as general travel and accommodation discounts
  • Job satisfaction from contributing to crucial and meaningful work
  • Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory this includes holding a valid work visa that covers the whole period of employment.

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