Principal Standards Project Manager at Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Discover a career with purpose at MBIE
- Challenging and rewarding career opportunity
- Engage with key stakeholders and manage the development of standards
- Permanent role, Wellington CBD office
- Salary range: $118,639-$143,639
A current opportunity exists to join the Standards New Zealand Development team as a Principal Standards Project Manager.
The Standards New Zealand (SNZ) team is a business unit within MBIE. SNZ is responsible for the development and maintenance of hundreds of standards that benefit New Zealand. It provides standards solutions in diverse subject areas and helps New Zealand industry and regulators to actively engage and participate in the international standards environment.
Standards help make life safer and easier. They improve the effectiveness and reliability of many goods and services used every day.
As a Principal Standards Project Manager, you will manage the successful completion of assigned projects or a programme of projects in a wide range of areas including building and construction, energy efficiency and safety, health and disability, environmental management, legal risk, information technology, sport and recreation, and tourism among others. You will be responsible for relationship management with potential funders of standards solutions, including regulators, key business and industry leaders, as well as development committee members and other stakeholders contributing to the development of standards.
As a senior member of the team, you will be expected to contribute to priorities across the Development and wider SNZ teams, as well as to provide leadership, mentoring and coaching to more junior staff in team. You will coordinate the development and delivery of standards solutions and standards related activities utilising your project management expertise, influence outcomes and secure contracts with funders.
Skills and Experience Required
- Proven experience in project management
- PRINCE2® or PMP® Certification (desirable)
- Excellent written and verbal communication
- Good relationship management skills
- Ability to handle multiple tasks when under pressure, review and track progress of project deliverables and provide regular reporting
- Relevant experience of delivering to clients through contracted service arrangements
- Knowledge of and/or practical experience in standards development processes (preferred)
- Must have the legal right to live and work in New Zealand
MBIE's goal is to create a resilient and high-performing economy that delivers real and ongoing quality of life for all New Zealanders.
We do this by working with others to create an environment that supports businesses to be more productive and internationally competitive, enables all New Zealanders to participate in the economy through improved job opportunities and by working to ensure quality housing is more affordable.
People are at the heart of our mahi, our way of working is guided by our values which shape our behaviours.
- Mahi Tahi – Better Together
- Māia – Bold and brave
- Pae Kahurangi – Build our Future
- Pono Me Te Tika – Own It
Our aspirations are echoed in our Māori identity – Hīkina Whakatutuki – which broadly means ‘lifting to make successful'.
MBIE recognises the partnership founded under Te Tiriti o Waitangi between Māori and the Crown and is committed to giving effect to Te Tiriti o Waitangi. We will do this through enduring, meaningful and effective partnerships with iwi, Māori, other Māori groups/organisations and the Crown, as this is critical to enable economic and social development, both for Māori and for wider Aotearoa New Zealand. We are committed to continuing to partner with iwi in order to find new sustainable solutions to address long standing systemic and cross-cutting issues facing Māori and wider Aotearoa New Zealand and we are also committed to identifying opportunities for iwi to lead and creating an enabling environment for iwi to leverage these opportunities.
E mōhio ana a Hīkina Whakatutuki i puea ake te kōtuinga I waenganui i a ngāi Māori me te Karauna i Te Tiriti o Waitangi, ā, kei te whai ia ki te whakaū ake i Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Mā te whai kiko o ngā kōtuinga ahungaroa o ngāi wi, o ngāi Māori, me ētahi atu rōpū Māori ki te Karauna, katutuki tēnei. He āhuatanga nui tēnei e āhei ai ngā mahi whanaketanga ā-ohanga, ā-pāpori hoki ki a ngāi Māori me Aotearoa whānui. E whai tonu ana mātou ki te kōtui atu ki ngā iwi mō te rapu huarahi hou ki te whakaara i ngā kaupapakua roa nei e tāmi ana i a ngāi Māori me Aotearoa whānui, ā, e whai ana hoki ki te tautohu i ngā āheinga kōkiritanga mā ngā iwi, me te tautoko i ngā iwi kia whai mana ake ai ēnei āheinga.
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Email Sarah Hutcheson at firstname.lastname@example.org quoting ref MBIE/14417 if you have any further questions.
Applications close on Thursday 22 February 2024.
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|Ongoing - Full Time
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