Project Manager Fleet at Department of Conservation, Dunedin
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Four weeks + three days annual leave per year pro-rata, flexible working options.
- Permanent opportunity, considering candidates nationwide.
- Perfect for an up-and-coming project manager looking to build on their current skillset.
Toitū te marae a Tāne-Mahuta, toitū te marae a Tangaroa, toitū te tangata
If the land is well and the sea is well, the people will thrive
Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai (DOC) serves to protect and sustain nature across Aotearoa. We put nature and people at the heart of our mahi, guided by te reo Māori, te ao Māori and Te Tiriti o Waitangi. We do this by:
- protecting land, species, ecosystems, and cultural heritage for conservation purposes
- managing threats and adverse impacts
- being a voice for conservation
- connecting people to nature.
Te Papa Atawhai's fleet does not just include vehicles, it also includes boats, trailers, trucks, diggers, lawnmowers, side by side LUVs and small plant like chainsaws and scrub bars. These assets are dispersed throughout Aotearoa, including many of our islands, thus the Fleet team are required to think creatively about how they supply service to ensure our DOC teams can undertake their important work throughout the country.
He angitūtanga | About the role
Reporting to the Vehicles Equipment and Machinery Manager, you'll support the effective and efficient roll out of some key strategic deliverables to ensure DOC's fleet portfolio is managed in line with our long term goals.
The position will be focussed on:
- leading the scope and development of business cases in accordance with the Department's Project Management Framework
- scoping, creating and maintaining project plans, schedules, registers and reports
- managing and delivering project to agreed scope, time, budget and quality standards
- managing project communication to partners and stakeholders
- managing risks and issues effectively.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
This role is perfect for someone looking to make a step up in their project management career. You could be a current Project Manager looking to build your skills or could be a Project Coordinator/ Administrator/ Assistant PM role where you have had a few years experience in running projects. Additionally, you will bring:
- experience in fleet, equipment, machinery related projects
- proven relationship management experience across both internal and external stakeholders
- a continuous improvement mindset geared to challenge the status quo
- demonstrated evidence of using initiative, able to anticipate and solve problems and an independent judgement to deal with critical tasks
- a demonstrated strong customer and people centric focus
- understanding of risk identification, analysis, and management
- proven ability to plan and organise work to meet timeframes, and show you are comfortable working with ambiguity within a complex environment
- some experience in using differing project management approaches e.g., agile and waterfall
- current full New Zealand driver licence.
Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou | What's in it for you?
Te Papa Atawhai is committed to fostering a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve, creating an inclusive workplace culture, supporting the relationship between Māori and the Crown, and lifting our cultural capability. We encourage our people to bring their authentic self and unique perspectives to work, in pursuit of our collective aspirations. Our commitment to well-being and professional development includes:
- flexible working opportunities suited to your role
- career development, secondment and training opportunities to help you realise your goals
- study assistance in programmes that are relevant to your work
- Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) and discounted medical insurance
- great discounts on DOC accommodation and outdoor apparel and gear so you're ready for your next adventure
- Te Pukenga Atawhai – Cultural Capability Development Programme
- Te Kāwai Aho Tapu – forum with monthly events to strengthen and support collective understanding of Te Ao Māori.
Tono ināianei | Apply now
Apply online via the DOC Careers Centre with a CV and cover letter that highlights your relevant skills experience and motivation for joining Te Papa Atawhai.
The salary range for this position is $89,757 - $110,005 with the starting salary of the successful applicant being based on their relevant skills and experience.
Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory – this includes holding a valid work visa that covers the whole period of employment.
Rā katinga | Applications close at 5 pm on Tuesday, 26 September 2023.
Me he pātai anō | Further enquiries contact Leeza Young, Senior Recruitment Advisor, firstname.lastname@example.org
Taupānga | Job reference: DOC/1746487
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Department of Conservation|
|Category:||Transport & Logistics|
|Attachment:||Role Description - Project Manager Fleet.pdf (PDF, 589KB)
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