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Programme Manager

Housing New Zealand Corporation
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Auckland - Auckland
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

  • Full-time, permanent role
  • Based in our Greenlane, Auckland office
  • Competitive salary plus five weeks' annual leave

About Housing New Zealand

Housing New Zealand Corporation is a Crown agent that provides housing services for people in need. It isn't just about getting a roof over people's heads - we also work closely with others to ensure our tenants have access to good support services.

Our Values - Kotahitanga - One Team

Housing New Zealand has important work to do and our aspirations are big. We believe that people do their best within an environment of trust, care, contribution, humility and learning. We also do our best when we take personal responsibility to achieve our shared vision and maintain a working environment we are proud of.

The values that drive us are:

  • we trust each other and share ownership
  • we care about each other as people
  • everyone's contribution matters
  • we are humble and genuine
  • we continually learn and innovate.

The role

Our vision is 'Building lives and communities by housing New Zealanders.' To help us achieve this, we are currently recruiting for a Programme Manager.

Reporting to the Senior Programme Manager, you will be working with a variety of development partners, Contractors and Consultants delivering various Asset Development Group development and redevelopment work programmes. This requires strong influencing skills, and the ability to work to tight deadlines under pressure to ensure that all agreed contractual deliverables are achieved.

Housing New Zealand is currently the biggest residential developer in the country, with a substantial portfolio of works all across New Zealand. Your role will include managing multi-storey, high value projects in Auckland, and programmes of work in various regions of the North Island. The Senior Programme Manager will rely on your commercial acumen and technical expertise to keep projects and programmes on target. You will be working with senior professionals recruited from around the world, and will be given opportunities to grow your skill set on a daily basis.

What you'll need to bring:

  • Experience managing large and/or complex programmes of work, including overseeing multiple construction projects
  • The ability to review and implement processes and procedures of deliverables
  • Prowess delivering programmes and projects on time, within budget and to standard
  • Relevant technical knowledge and qualifications
  • Demonstrated work in the property and/or construction industry
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, particularly the ability to communicate clearly, concisely and in plain language
  • Computer literacy in the Microsoft suite of products, particularly Word, Excel, Visio and MS Project

What we offer

We offer competitive salaries and five weeks' annual leave for all new starters, as well as a benefits package including a range of insurances, flexible working arrangements and career development.

These benefits are described in more detail at

We provide a working environment with opportunities for self-development and new challenges. If you'd like to join a team of professionals who are passionate about people, improving the quality of the lives of our tenants and giving something back to the community, we would love to hear from you.

To learn more about us and the work we do, visit

To apply please follow the online process.

The reference code for this position is 47246GJO.

To see a copy of the position description and apply for the job, go to

To find out more about this opportunity please contact the HR Service Centre at

Applications close at 5.00pm on Sunday, 7 July 2019.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability.

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