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Project Practice Team Lead

Housing New Zealand Corporation
Job Category:
IT & computing
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

  • Full-time permanent position
  • Business Change and Improvement Business Group
  • Based in our National Office Wellington

Housing New Zealand is a Statutory Crown Entity responsible for providing high quality state housing to people in the greatest need, for the duration of their need, alongside supporting the government's priorities in the supply of emergency and affordable housing.

Business Change and Improvement play a central role in supporting Housing New Zealand to be a reliably high performing organisation.

Our multi-disciplinary teams work across the business and sector to create meaningful change. We have a large and challenging portfolio of policy, process, people, and technology initiatives underway and due to growth and internal movements, a number of opportunities to get involved.

As the Team Leader Project Practice role you will be dually accountable for project delivery and leading a team of direct reports who are responsible for project delivery. The team is comprised of Project Managers and Project Coordinators. In this role you will have experience at a Senior Project Manager level. You will use your mentoring, supporting skills and previous experience to help develop the team and grow the overall ability of the wider team and organisation.

You will ideally have the following:

  • Project management and people leadership experience
  • A leadership style that cultivates a positive and high performing team
  • Negotiation, influencing and relationship management skills at a senior level
  • Ability to communicate project management concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical employees
  • A strong understanding of the principles and practices applied by project managers
  • A sound knowledge of risk management and quality assurance particularly in relation to projects and people

For the full list of skills, knowledge and experience requirements please read the position description.

What we offer:

  • The opportunity to grow your career
  • A competitive salary and a comprehensive set of benefits to protect your future
  • A team that is proud of what they do

We offer an environment with great opportunities and exciting challenges to join a team of professionals who are passionate about people, improving the quality of our homes and giving something back to the community.

To apply please follow the online process.

The reference code for this position is 43086GJO.

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

To find out more about this opportunity please contact Paul Evennett at

Applications close at 5.00pm on Monday, 30 April 2018.

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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