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Job LocationWellington, Wellington Central
EducationNot Mentioned
SalaryNot Disclosed
IndustryConsulting & Strategy, Management & Change Consulting
Functional AreaNot Mentioned

Job Description

Project Manager - CPMORole: Project ManagerReports to: People LeaderLocation: WellingtonJob type: Fixed TermSalary: $85,000 - $115,000Are you a Project Manager looking for a new challenge and want to contribute to make a real positive impact on childrens livesThis is an exciting time for our Change Programme Management Office with a large array of interesting projects to work on.About us | Mō mātouOranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children has a commitment to putting tamariki and rangatahi at the heart of what we do. In our work, we aim to demonstrate these values:

  • We put Tamariki first
  • We believe Aroha is vital
  • We respect the Mana of people
  • We are Tika and Pono
  • We value Whakapapa
  • We recognise that Oranga is a journey
About the role | Mō te tūngaThe purpose of the Project Manager role is to support the Change Programme with the provision of high quality project management leadership and support for the design and implementation of projects that form part of the Change Initiative Portfolio.To be successful in this role, you will be confident working in a regularly evolving programme environment and comfortable working under pressure. This is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys strong debate and working with passionate subject matter experts on ways to improve our practice.Responsibilities:
  • Define and implement key project management standards, guidelines, processes, roles, and responsibilities for the project(s) assigned
  • Hands on leadership, management and coordination of designated project work streams or participation as a project team member where required.
  • Ensure that the project undertaken is appropriately managed and deliver a quality product within the required time-frame
  • Deal with unanticipated events with minimal disruption to business as usual planned projects
  • Accountable for monitoring progress against specific project deliverables, proactively anticipating and managing risks, and providing timely feedback to the GM Change and SRO.
  • The role is expected to identify and bring to the attention of the GM Change and the projects Senior Responsible Owner (SRO) potential risks to the delivery of project outcomes and recommendations for mitigation.
About you | Mōu
  • Proven project management skills and experience (e.g. PRINCE2 certified), ideally with some in the public service arena.
  • Good knowledge of techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling programmes
  • Demonstrated ability to see the big picture and understand the strategic context of projects
  • Proven decision-making experience and leadership demonstrated in co-ordinating and integrating projects
  • Proven experience in managing a range of projects
  • Ability to use office software packages, such as MS Office, spread sheets, project planning etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand financial data and information, cost out all options and support recommendations with quantitative data.
  • Able to work with numbers and produce and interpret relevant statistics
Whats in it for you - Nou te rourou:Aotearoa New Zealand is the only place in the world where our unique indigenous culture and language exist. Oranga Tamariki is committed to a greater understanding of the partnership between Māori and non-Māori, recognising and celebrating our differences as well as the things that bind and unite us together.We also offer a dedicated and supportive environment, flexible work options and the opportunity to apply your skills and experience at an exciting time of transition as well as the chance to make a positive impact in an organisation that works to ensure all children are in loving whanau and communitiesHow to apply - Me pehea te tuku tonoApply online with your CV and Cover Letter. If you are an Oranga Tamariki employee already, please ensure you register or login using your work email address. For reporting and transparency, it is important that all applications are submitted through our careers site, please do not email through applications and/or CVs.If you have any questions about the role, please contact Tom Bowen on tom.bowen@ot.govt.nzApplications Close: 6th April 2021Right to live and workYou must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.

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