Programme Manager
Ministry of Social Development
Wellington, NZ
4d ago
  • Join a rewarding workplace environment
  • Get involved with exciting programmes and projects
  • Wellington based, permanent full-time opportunity
  • Are you passionate about the delivery of effective plans that result in better outcomes for New Zealanders?

    About this role

    The Partnerships and Programmes team focuses on building strong and resilient communities using a range of prevention and community development approaches which lead to sustainable and long term outcomes for whānau, communities and whole of populations.

    Reporting to the General Manager Maori, Partnerships and Programmes, as the Programme Manager you will lead, manage and deliver the service and contract management programmes and projects.

    You will ensure that the delivery of project outputs meets programme requirements, and is to the appropriate quality, on time and within budget.

    You will provide day-to-day management of direct reports and ensure your team have the appropriate skills, knowledge and experience to deliver the work programme and implement appropriate professional development strategies to enhance staff capability.

    Skills and experience

    To be considered for this role you will have :

  • At least five years’ experience at management level preferably in the public sector.
  • Strong leadership and management skills with the ability to lead multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Proven project management experience. PRINCE2 and MSP accreditation with demonstrated use of recognised project and programme methodology.
  • Strong stakeholder management experience and excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Proven decision-making experience and leadership demonstrated in co-ordinating and integrating projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand financial data and information.
  • This is an excellent opportunity to lead and deliver on pieces of work that really make a difference!

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