Senior Project Manager

Date: 07-Oct-2021

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council


  • Make your mark across the Auckland region
  • Deliver significant, highly complex projects for your community
  • Use your specialised skillset in a purposeful and immensely rewarding environment

He angitūtanga: The opportunity


We have an opportunity for a Senior Project Manager to join our Project Specialisation Office within Community Facilities, leading project teams to deliver a diverse programme of high risk, high value, capital works projects. You’ll be responsible for end-to-end project management and delivery, as well as maintaining strong relationships with project stakeholders such as mana whenua, politicians, user groups, business owners and other customers.

Within your role, you’ll provide technical advice as you lead the delivery of project outputs and outcomes, ensuring thorough project planning, timely reporting, accurate financial control and effective risk management. You’ll also use your expertise to provide coaching and mentoring support to project managers across the region. 


He kōrero mōu: About you

As a Senior Project Manager, you’ll have significant experience in successful capital works delivery (including renewals projects), from business case development and design through to construction contract management and monitoring. You’ll have led multiple project teams and have been responsible for significant budgets of $20 million or more. 

You’ll be well organised with the ability to plan and prioritise effectively, being savvy to deal with ambiguity whilst making quality decisions in a dynamic, challenging environment. It should go without saying that you have the agility to work cross-functionally with other departments, as well as a passion for the health, safety, and wellbeing of those you work with.

Alongside a collaborative nature and solid relationship management skills, you’ll bring a clear customer service ethic and a sense of personal ownership and responsibility.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

We offer a career enhancing opportunity, competitive remuneration and to be part of Auckland’s meaningful history. At the forefront of our community developments, you’ll be part of a team that is dynamic and passionate about what we do. You’ll play an important part in our Community Facilities department and across Council, delivering places Aucklander’s love.

Please apply by cover letter (telling us why you are interested in and right for this opportunity) along with your CV. 

Please use the following link to view a copy of the position description: bit.ly/3oTEiB5


Applications close Monday, 25th October 2021


This role is deemed safety sensitive and, in line with Auckland Council policy, you will be required to complete pre-employment drug & alcohol testing.

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.