Project Coordinator

Date: 12-Oct-2021

Location: NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council



  • Support AUL deliver operational and commercial strategies and objectives as a key member of the Project Management Office in the Change and Transformation Team
  • Design, develop and drive agile workflow and process optimisation initiatives including tracking of measurable benefits with programmes of work across AUL
  • Work in a fast-paced, agile and outcomes driven work environment
  • Join a highly experienced team that operates in a collaborative team focused structure with flexible work options



He angitūtanga: The opportunity


Auckland Unlimited (AUL) is a newly created council-controlled organisation (CCO) established with an important mandate to drive investment, supporting Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland businesses to innovate and thrive, enhancing Auckland as a culturally vibrant city, telling the Tāmaki Makaurau story, and importantly providing experiences and opportunities for all.


The Change & Transformation (C&T) is a newly established function led by highly experienced professionals to support the entire organisation deliver transformational and strategic projects and embed agile ways of working.  The C&T team is focused on implementing best practice in terms of capability, systems, processes and enhancing collaborative ways of working in the new normal of a Covid-19 landscape. A strong focus is to develop and ensure adherence to a robust project management methodology from project conception, business case, implementation and post implementation review.


We are now looking for an experienced Project Coordinator to join the Change & Transformation team.  You will provide expert level project coordination and resource planning support across change & transformation team by implementing and maintaining administrative systems, procedures and ensuring that all projects run smoothly on time and efficiently. Communication planning and drafting documentation for a wide range of stakeholders and for key organisational activities. Monitoring progress, seeking out and embedding continuous improvement of systems, procedures, and policies whenever the opportunity arises.



He kōrero mōu: About you


We are seeking a resilient and adaptable team player to manage multiple mid to large-sized projects, who can bring a dynamic element to our existing professional project management capability. 

You are a people person who is passionate about achieving outcomes and are able to work in a pressurised, ever-changing environment.  You are an expert in using Microsoft suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Project) and other platforms (finance, procurement, ICT, project management).



Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer


So what’s in it for you? Well, you will be working for an exciting new team, that embraces diversity and has a culture that will be built on trust and valuing individual contributions. We offer a competitive salary; flexible working and you get to work with a team of dedicated and respected experts who share a passion for making a difference. You also get to contribute to Auckland’s growth and development by ensuring the right outcomes are achieved for our customers and our environment.


You must be politically astute and have a genuine commitment to te ao Māori and a Te Tiriti partnership approach.  If you have a genuine desire to be part of the journey in creating a wonderful experience and positive outcome for Auckland, then please apply now by submitted your CV and cover letter expressing your interest!


Please click on this link to access the Position Description.  All applications must be made online. If you require assistance or support through the application process, please contact us at recruitment@aucklandunlimited.com.



Applications close 26 October 2021.   


Auckland Unlimited, a CCO of 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.