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Delivery Lead (fixed-term until June 2021)

Callaghan Innovation
Job Category:
Project managers
Wellington - Hutt Valley
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

About the role

Reporting to the GIQ Programme Manager, the Delivery Lead works across multiple procurement models to ensure successful delivery of our Capital Works projects. Taking a lead role for critical vertical/horizontal infrastructure projects will ensure the immediate needs of our stakeholders are met and assist GIQ in meeting its long-term investment priorities. Our GIQ Programme is a large and complex business programme that is unique in the innovation space and understanding our strategy and requirements will be key to the short and long-term success of the site.

If you thrive on pressure, autonomy learning and being thrown diverse projects then this role should appeal to you.

About you

To be successful you will have the following attributes and skills:

  • Tertiary degree in a relevant construction management, architecture, engineering or related field
  • Minimum ten years of design and construction management experience across the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry, delivering large scale projects.
  • Advanced knowledge of construction management processes, means and methods
  • Prince 2 Certified
  • Demonstrated experience of being an effective member of the leadership leading and managing direct reports within a large and complex programme office
  • Demonstrated excellence in design and project management skills and practices
  • Proven ability to drive alignment with analytical and evidence-based decision making
  • Ability to identify risks and opportunities adding value to internal and external clients and stakeholders
  • Ability to work constructively and collaboratively with teams and internal/external partnerships
  • Uses a clear and professional written and verbal communication approach appropriate to strategic or tactical purpose, at a level relevant to needs of the position

About the Company and the Gracefield Innovation Quarter

Callaghan Innovation is New Zealand's innovation agency. We activate innovation and help businesses grow faster for a better New Zealand.

Our Gracefield site is an important hub for research and development in New Zealand and we're getting it future-ready. We'll be working towards changes that will make the Gracefield Innovation Quarter (GIQ) a hub of innovation for New Zealand, with fit-for-purpose facilities for our people and our customers. We want to create a space for our people to do their best work, where it's easy for our customers to engage with us and access the R&D support they need, and where businesses and innovation organisations can come together to drive innovation and R&D in New Zealand.

If you are looking for the opportunity to make a difference in an incredibly stimulating role, please apply now to submit your application.

Applications close Friday, 20 September 2019.

You must have the right to live and work in NZ to apply for this job.

To apply for this job, please go to our job site and enter the job code 11523GOV.

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