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Strategy and Support Project Coordinator, (Temporary), Strategy and Innovation, Wellington, Band C

Department of Conservation
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Job Description

The Department of Conservation is the central government agency that conserves and manages New Zealand’s natural, historic and cultural heritage which provides increasing benefit to New Zealanders.

The Department’s vision is that New Zealand is ‘the greatest living space on Earth’. Kāore he wāhi i tua atu i a Aotearoa, hei wahi noho i te ao. Its undertaking is that New Zealanders gain environmental, social and economic benefits from healthy functioning ecosystems, from recreation opportunities and from living our history. The Department has committed to a new strategy to “grow conservation through partnerships with others”.


The project coordinator role will sit within the Strategy and Innovation business group, reporting to the Strategy and Support Manager.


The purpose of the role is to provide logistics and administration support to coordinate the core people management training which is being rolled out across the organisation. This training is being delivered to all people leaders (managers) and supervisors across the organisation.


We're looking for someone who works methodically and pays attention to handling small details.  You will need to be able to track progress of tasks from start through to conclusion, taking responsibility for detailed tasks to ensure that the programme is delivered to a high standard, and on schedule. It is important that the successful applicant can get up to speed quickly with the DOC operational context and organisational structure, and develop positive working relationships with staff at a range of levels.



Please apply online.  Applications must include a cover letter, CV and evidence of the required capabilities as per the role description.


For any queries, please contact Annie De'Ath, VPN 8308 or telephone 0272013586, quoting vacancy 600/80T2


Applications close at 5pm on Tuesday, 6 December 2016.