Move to Tauranga – enjoy the coastal lifestyle and escape the hustle and bustle of the big city. There’s no shortage of amazing things to do locally, and it’s just a short drive to get to the Coromandel, Ruapehu, some of New Zealand’s best lakes, and more! Enjoy an amazing coast, an awesome climate, and everything else Tauranga and the wider Bay of Plenty region has to offer.
The benefits of living in Tauranga are no secret and the city has seen incredible recent population growth which isn’t expected to slow down any time soon. This has prompted a large push for further development of the city’s critical infrastructure, with the Tauranga City Council Long Term Plan setting out a $4.7 billion masterplan covering key crucial spend across new city facilities, roading, cycleways & walkways, 3-water infrastructure & more.
To deliver this $4.7 billion spend, Tauranga City Council has established a Capital Programme Assurance Division (CPAD) to act as Centre of Excellence for Programme & Project Delivery. CPAD will ensure all projects delivered under the Capital Programme are established, costed, resourced, reported & delivered according to best practice by providing systems, guidance & advice to key stakeholders.
We have a range of exciting opportunities to join the CPAD team on a full-time permanent or fixed-term basis. CPAD is an enterprise function with all roles being highly influential across the Council. Come be part of a brand-new team and make a difference in delivering awesome project outcomes to the Tauranga community.
About the role:
This is a permanent role within the CPAD team, responsible for managing the council’s project delivery lifecycle. This person will be the subject matter expert for project delivery lifecycle framework across council.
The goal is to facilitate optimal project delivery outcomes across the council’s various portfolios & will require the successful candidate to build strong relationships, internally and externally, in order to achieve effective adoption of continuous methodology improvements.
Ensure long term capital works plan is in-line with the council strategy
Implement a business case process to facilitate commercial decision making
Ensure project delivery methodology is based on current industry best practise
Maintain strong working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders
Successful applicants will have:
Minimum 5 years’ experience with large-scale project portfolio management
Project lifecycle development experience – preferably in an asset-owner organisation
Excellent relationship building and stakeholder management skills
Ideally, strong experience with civil infrastructure programme delivery
The ability to work collaboratively and inter-disciplinarily
Great communication and presentation skills
A recognised project management certification and relevant tertiary qualification
For further information contact Hamish McLean on 09 951 5011, apply online, or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org, quoting reference: OS72113