Manager: Project Management and Coordination
Alexander James
5d ago

Permanent / Full Time

  • Wellington CBD Location
  • Newly created leadership role
  • ICT Project Management
  • Build a career with a well-known, future-focused government organisation based in central Wellington. Our client is looking for a Manager of Project Management and Coordination to help lead their ICT function within an organisation that runs large scale ICT projects.

    The role :

    As the Manager of Project Management and Coordination, you’ll be leading a large team of Project Managers and Coordinators, and will be responsible for the day-to-day management, strategy, and leadership of the practice of the Project Management capability.

    Reporting to the Head of Solution Delivery, you’ll be building and enhancing the overall capability of the team including resourcing, professional services, capability development, practices & tools and Ways of Working.

    You’ll be part of the team to help lead and operationalise complex, multiyear, programmes of work and drive Product Aligned’ team structures and delivery.

    About you :

    You’re a collaborative leader and have the ability to build capability within your team. You’re able to establish clear accountabilities, expectations and performance standards with direct reports and Coach and develop staff to meet the needs of now and in the future.

    You have a passion and drive for modern Digital ways of working and are able to bring an understanding of best practice professional standards and frameworks to support effective delivery

    You are able to work across traditional IT delivery and more modern ways and being able to bring a team along that journey is a must.

    To be successful in this role you will have :

  • At least 10 years’ relevant experience leading large scale, flexible teams who deliver business-critical projects and programmes of ICT work, using a wide range of delivery methodologies and experienced in Digital delivery.
  • Previous experience working within and managing across different project delivery disciplines including classical waterfall projects and the use of Agile delivery tools, as well as direct experience managing a range of project types including technical, systems / software implementation and upgrade and digital projects
  • Ability to quickly establish and build strong working relationships and develop trust and credibility with senior managers, staff, vendors and other stakeholders
  • Strong people leadership and management skills, including sourcing of appropriately skilled resources within a large ICT environment
  • Previous experience working in senior management with colleagues across multiple disciplines and business functions
  • Expert knowledge and wide experience across project management disciplines with a good understanding of contemporary best practice principles
  • Ideally NZ private sector and commercial experience with a working knowledge of the NZ public sector environment
  • If this sounds like you, please apply now or give Ann a call on 021 840 341 for a confidential chat.

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