Project Coordinator

Date: 13-Mar-2023

Location: Auckland Wide, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council


He angitūtanga: The opportunity

We are seeking an experienced Project Coordinator to join fun and dynamic Environmental Services team.

You will provide high-quality project coordination & administrative support to the Portfolio, Programme and Project Leads. You will be required to maintain databases, and provide end to end support for procurement processes and create and file documents and with accuracy and efficiency. You will be expected to build strong relationships in collaborating with our internal customers, understand their needs and effectively develop & deploy resources to help deliver Environmental Services work programme


He kōrero mōu: About you
The ideal candidate will be an inquisitive individual who is proactive and can work well with a diverse range of people across all levels of the organisation. You will have good initiative and the ability to balance competing priorities.  You’re a high performer in central or local government, business coordination or project delivery.


A successful candidate will ideally have experience in:

  • Tertiary certification/qualification in business administration or project management or related discipline
  • Have at least five years of relevant experience
  • Interest or previous experience in project management and procurement is desirable 
  • Previous experience with Council systems including SAP, MS Excel and Sentient is preferred
  • You'll have previous experience working in a complex and diverse environment
  • Knowledge of the local government environment would also be highly advantageous



Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

Auckland Council is one of the largest local authorities in the South Pacific providing essential services and facilities to more than 1.5 million people. We are progressive socially, culturally and environmentally while we work towards creating change having an impact on our journey to becoming a world-class city for our ratepayers and residents. So what’s in it for you? You’ll be immersed in a small and diligent team. You’ll be exposed to all facets of project co – ordination and administration and build your network across council. This opportunity will allow you to actively participate in the development of yourself and team to enhance your capability and influence.  


We offer a flexible working arrangements, competitive salary, and varied learning and career progression opportunities across the wider Council group. You’ll be joining a team of dedicated and respected experts working collaboratively across the region to contribute to Auckland’s growth and development. We are committed to diversity, have a culture built on trust and valuing individual contributions, and are driven to provide the right outcomes for our customers and our environment.


If you think you are a motivated go getter with the requisite experience and skills to join this team, please apply today!
Ehara taku toa, he takitahi, he toa takitini My success is not mine alone, but the success of many.


Tono Mai: Apply Now!

You can find the position description here

Applications close: Monday 27th March 2023

You’ll have access to a range of fantastic Auckland Council benefits, including discounted Leisure Centre membership and a range of other partnership discounts - take a look here!

Our employer Kiwisaver contribution is additional to base salary offered.
Employees in receipt of salary protection and/or on the predecessor Council terms and conditions of employment, please note that the salary protection and/or predecessor Council terms and conditions, including relocation, apply to your current position. Should you change to a new position (other than any secondment) you will be issued with a new employment letter of offer with current Auckland Council terms and conditions.


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