ICT Project Manager at NZ Ombudsman, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
ICT Project Manager
- A opportunity to develop organisational capability
- 12 month fixed term opportunity
- Be the driving force behind the success of key projects
Mō te Tari o te Kaitiaki Mana Tangata – About the Ombudsman
The Chief Ombudsman works with his staff to help New Zealanders in their dealings with government agencies. The focus is on handling complaints against government agencies, undertaking investigations and inspections, and encouraging good administration. The Chief Ombudsman is independent and impartial, with the goal of fairness for all.
Mō tō mātou tira – About the team
You will join an established Corporate Group, who provide smart and inspiring services and solutions to ensure the business achieve its goals for the Ombudsman each day. The Corporate group consists of Information Communications Technology (ICT), Security, Information Knowledge Management (IKM), Business Services, and People and Capability professionals, working together to deliver on a diverse and ambitious work programme.
Our groups' whakatauki is:
Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi, engari he toa takitini.
Success is not the work of one, but the work of many.
Mō te tūranga - About the role
At The Office of the Ombudsman we pride ourselves on continuous improvement. The driving force behind constant business growth is the presence of skilled and dedicated project managers. We're searching for a highly-skilled project manager to contribute to our growth. The ideal candidate will have several years' experience as well as strong work plan development and progress oversight skills. You will be expected to prepare and present progress updates to appropriate governance channels on a regular basis, ensuring the innovation and improvements we seek is being achieved.
He kōrero mōu – About you
To be successful in this role you will be able to:
- Lead projects from requirements definition through deployment, identifying schedules, scopes, budget estimations, and project implementation plans, including risk mitigation
- Coordinate internal and external resources, ensuring projects remain within scope, schedule, and defined budgets, in collaboration with project staff from various functional teams
- Analyse project progress and, when necessary, adapt scope, timelines, and costs to ensure that project team adheres to project requirements
- Establish and maintain relationships with appropriate client stakeholders, providing updates to the project board on project status and changes
- Establish and maintain processes to manage scope over the project lifecycle, setting project quality and performance standards, and assessing and managing risk within, and across, multiple projects
- Structure and manage integrated, multi-track project performance databases, with an eye on overall progress
- Develop and maintain partnerships with outside resources—including third-party vendors and researchers
- Report project outcomes and/or risks to the appropriate management channels as needed—escalating issues as necessary based on project work plans
- Lead project resources to ensure maximum performance, providing purpose, direction, and motivation
Skills and Qualifications
- Several years ICT project management experience
- Experience in a public sector environment
- Proven success working all levels of management
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Professional certification—e.g. PRINCE II
- Previous success in producing deliverables on time and within scope
- Strong attention to deadlines and budgetary guidelines
- Experience in coaching and educating project teams to strengthen team members' capabilities and skill sets
Me pēhea e tono - How to apply
To apply, click on the ‘Apply Now' button where you will need to register through our online career centre, complete our application form and upload your CV and cover letter. For further information about this vacancy please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
It is a requirement of the Office that all new staff are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 before commencing work. This includes any boosters they are eligible for.
All applicants will have a legal entitlement to work in New Zealand. Appointees will be subject to a criminal convictions check and may be required to achieve and maintain a NZ Government (NZSIS) security clearance.
Depending on skills and experience the salary is expected to be between $100,612 to $132,053
Applications close - Sunday 11th December 2022
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Position type:||Fixed Term Full Time|
|Attachment:||3. Schedule of Duties PM ICT.PDF (PDF, 79KB)
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