Kairuruku Hōtaka| Programme Co-ordinator at Statistics NZ, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Kairuruku Hōtaka| Programme Co-ordinator (Permanent)
Opportunity for you to play a key part in improving information/data services and process that support our staff ensure New Zealanders have quality data and statistics.
- Opportunity to deliver projects that aim to improve outcomes for all New Zealanders
- Permanent position with a flexible work environment including family-friendly hours
- Be supported by an Enterprise Portfolio Office that adapts and responds to the organisation needs
Mōu | For you
Taturanga Aotearoa Stats NZ are dedicated to diversity, equity, inclusion, health and wellbeing. We welcome every gender, ethnicity, ability, religion, age and background and encourage people to be their authentic selves.
Starting salary: $55,225 - $64,971 negotiable + superannuation
- Flexible by default, balance life and work commitments
- Develop and grow your career (coaching, training, study support, secondments)
- An environment where we can all be leaders, where your ideas and input are encouraged
- Contribute to meaningful work that makes a difference to all people in Aotearoa
- 3 extra annual leave days (taken during Christmas office closure)
- Free annual flu jab, as well as, a capped subsidy for eye tests and eyewear
- Join various social, network and support groups (toastmasters, multi-cultural, social club)
- City based offices that cater to a variety of working styles and needs
Te tūnga | The role
We currently have an opening for a programme co-ordinator to join our Enterprise Portfolio Office. We are looking for a motivated and experienced person who can facilitate priority projects incorporating both business change and IT delivery.
You will work in the Enterprise Portfolio Office, with a great cohort of Project Managers, Business Analysts and Change Managers who are passionate about what they do and happy to support you.
Your focus will be supporting high priority projects across our portfolio, and / or co-ordination required to support our portfolio governance board. You may work on projects from their inception, or be assigned to projects that are already in-flight. To complement the variety of a project coordination role, the projects we run are often interesting, complex and unique to the context of Stats NZ.
Your initial assignment will be to co-ordinate the discovery phases and business case creation multiple projects in the legacy system remediation programme. The project teams are based in Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland. Support the programme and project management, solution architect, and work with the project team on a daily basis, creating documents and assisting with governance, delivery partners, ensuring the stakeholders are actively managed. This is a high priority project delivering an output which benefits a wider range of stakeholders. There is an expectation that you will manage other work in the programme in parallel to this project.
Nōu te rourou | What you bring
Working closely with the business and technology sides of the organisation, you'll thrive on building positive and productive relationships. You will be highly organised, self -managing, able to work independently and as part of a cross functional team. You may either be committed to providing excellent project support as a career path, or be looking for opportunities to build on your experience and develop your skills in the project management space. This is a great opportunity to utilise your coordination skills and experience, as well as, showcase your exceptional administrative skills whilst supporting meaningful projects.
You will have a strong understanding of the project environment, and know how you can add value to the unique context of each assignment. You will be adept at building strong working relationships and trust with those you work with. To be successful you will ideally have:
- Previous Project Coordination experience, and experience supporting projects from planning through to closure
- Excellent administrative skills with great attention to detail
- A flexible, adaptable and approachable working style, and the ability to deal with change
- A strong sense of teamwork with a willingness to pitch in and support the project or portfolio as required
- A reputation for fantastic written and verbal communication skills and the ability to professionally present sometimes complex information to a range of audiences
- A good understanding of, and experience in, working with project management methodologies, practices, and tools including Agile and kanban
- Knowledge/familiarity or a commitment to learning/understanding Te Ao Māori, in order to understand and contribute meaningful work and outcomes for Māori communities
- A positive can-do attitude.
We encourage and consider transferable skills and experience gained from outside of work e.g., cultural, community work, sports, volunteering, or a comparable role in a different sector or industry.
We want to see the following in your cover letter and CV any information relating to:
- Why Tatauranga Aotearoa - Stats NZ is the place for you, why us, and why Government?
- Any information about your knowledge and experience, or desire to learn and build knowledge and experience of Te Tiriti, Tikanga, Te Reo and Te Ao Māori, and engagement with Māori.
- How you've demonstrated or encouraged diversity and inclusion in and/or outside of work.
- Examples of strong relationships you've built and how and why relationships are important.
- Examples where you've demonstrated leadership, e.g. lifted others up, led by example, demonstrated problem solving, owned a project or piece of work, spoken up for yourself or others.
- Examples where you've shown curiosity and tried new things, taken on other perspectives, challenged the norm, reflected on your own and other's behaviours, attitudes or motivations to learn.
- Where you've demonstrated customer centricity, everyone is a customer mentality, collaborated with others and invited feedback, spent time with diverse people and communities to broaden your views.
Ko mātou |About Us
Tatauranga Aotearoa - Stats NZ is a Central Government employer of around 1400 people across Aotearoa. We provide data and statistical outputs to support the decisions that the Government, Māori and Iwi organisations, businesses, NGOs and New Zealanders make every day. Our work is About Aotearoa, for Aotearoa - data that improves lives today and for generations to come.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
We encourage you to be you in your application! We are truly committed to diversity, inclusion and lifting our cultural capability. You don't need to be knowledgeable in these areas, but you do need to be on board with learning. And please let us know in your application if we need to make any specific accommodations during our process.
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You must have the right to live and work in Aotearoa New Zealand, and have a valid vaccine pass to apply for this job. Pre-employment checks are part of our recruitment process.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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