Project Manager - Financial Strategy & Planning

Date: 11-Nov-2021

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

He angitūtanga: The opportunity


Auckland Council’s Financial Strategy and Planning team has an opportunity for a Project Manager to join them, in a fixed term position to February 2023. This role is one of three awesome project managers who collectively support the delivery of the Annual Budget, Annual Report, Quarterly Reporting, and other interesting projects.


You’ll manage workstreams that support the overall financial planning programme in Auckland Council. As Project Manager you will plan, execute and finalise processes that support the development and production of financial planning and reporting. There is also a specific focus on ensuring administrative organisation and particularly document production. You'll also be influential in connecting people from across the council group to work collaboratively to deliver these critical planning and reporting processes.


Day-to-day you could expect to work on:

  • Ensuring workstreams are tracking to key milestones
  • Providing detailed status reports for each workstream
  • Focusing on public documents being written in plain and easily digestible language
  • Managing potential resourcing issues
  • Working with a continuous improvement mindset


He kōrero mōu: About you


This role requires experience in similar Project Management roles, with a sound understanding of project management tools. You’ll understand the importance of relationship building and maintaining strong working relationships. If you're great at getting things moving and don't mind giving people a poke to get things delivered on time, this might be the right role for you.


We will be looking for specific experience with:

  • Coaching others for capability uplift
  • Implementing continuous improvement successfully
  • Working with the customer in mind as your key stakeholder
  • Managing stakeholder relationships to achieve best outcomes


Experience with professional document writing will be a distinct advantage. 


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 committed to environmental action and green growth to achieve our vision of becoming the world’s most liveable city. 


In return for your hard work, you can expect a flexible and supportive work environment. 
Ehara taku toa, he takitahi, he toa takitini My success is not mine alone, but the success of many.


You’ll also have access to a range of fantastic Auckland Council benefits, including discounted Leisure Centre membership and a range of other partnership discounts! Our employer Kiwisaver contribution is additional to base salary offered, and you are entitled to leave immediately rather than after 12 months service.


Tono Mai: Apply Now!
This role has a salary range of $80-100k
Applications close: Friday 03 December 2021


You can find the Position Description here: https://bit.ly/3nbXBEt

Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.