Project Manager

Date: 23-Sep-2022

Location: NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council


  • 6-month fixed term opportunity
  • Design, develop and drive agile workflow and process optimisation initiatives including tracking of measurable benefits with programmes of work across TAU
  • 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



Tātaki Auckland Unlimited combines the power of Auckland’s cultural richness with our successful destination management and economic development programmes. We are New Zealand’s largest producer of cultural, entertainment, sporting and wildlife experiences, and the largest regional economic development agency in the country. Our work touches all Aucklanders and visitors to our region, creating a legacy for future generations. To know more about what we do and what’s on in Auckland visit our website:



He angitūtanga: The opportunity

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We are looking for an experienced Project Manager who will manage, co-ordinate and support the delivery of TAU wide projects on a 6-month fixed term.  This role reports to the Head of EPMO where you will assist with planning activities for the portfolio of projects, work with key stakeholders across the organisation to facilitate the co-design, implementation of TAU projects.


You will support the Head of EPMO in developing and managing a clear project delivery strategy and methodology and ensure stakeholders are engaged with at the right time with the right methods, ensuring they feel included in the design, delivery and embedding process.  This is a unique opportunity for you to join a team at the start of a major programme of change through to implementation.




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 will have an extensive facilitation skill in leading workshops with stakeholders at all levels.  You will have experience working with advanced project management tools and techniques.


You are a people person who is passionate about achieving outcomes, delegating and empowering others to achieve the best outcomes.  You will have exceptional organisation skills and are quick at identifying and mitigating risks. 


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Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer


So, what’s in it for you? Here at TAU we pride ourselves on providing work life balance and inclusive work environment.  In addition to awesome colleagues and work culture we also offer the following benefits:


  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working – work from home options
  • Strong mentoring & career development focus


You also get to contribute to Auckland’s growth, enriching cultural and economic life in Tāmaki Makaurau by creating and sharing experiences and opportunities.


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! All applications must be made online. If you require assistance or support through the application process, please contact us at



Applications close 9 October 2022




Tātaki Auckland Unlimited 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.



Tātaki Auckland Unlimited strongly encourages our employees to be fully vaccinated.