IT Portfolio Manager

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    4 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type:
  • Category: Information Technology
  • Location: Wellington (Te Whanga-nui-a-Tara)
  • Date Advertised: 02-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: APA/1451925
  • Job Title: IT Portfolio Manager
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  • Summary:

‘Kotahi anō te kaupapa, ko te oranga o te iwi’  –  ‘There is only one purpose to our work:  the wellness and wellbeing of our people.’

  • Wellington location
  • Permanent full time opportunity.

We have an exciting and challenging opportunity for a Portfolio Manager in our National office to join the Finance, Property & Technology (FPT) professional team.

The Portfolio Manager leads and manages a small team responsible for the successful delivery of projects through the provision of appropriate project controls, governance collateral and programme leadership.

To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • Advanced analytical and numerical skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Sound knowledge of Project and Portfolio Management frameworks with proven experience in servicing an ePMO and governance committees.  
  • Demonstrated experience in supporting governance processes in large capital intensive organisations.
  • Advanced written and oral communication skills with the proven ability to communicate complex concepts to a range of stakeholders.
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills, with the ability to lead co-operative efforts, and influence and negotiate to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Significant experience working within a complex property environment is highly desirable.
  • Sound knowledge of project management methodologies that support effective project planning and management.
  • Experience successfully leading and managing a team is desirable.

This role will work closely with the Business Manager to ensure outcomes and deliverables are achieved through adequate controls, reporting, monitoring and escalation of risks and issues;  if you are driven and  looking to develop your career by using your skills and knowledge in a unique context, this is a great opportunity.

The salary range for this role is $128,844 – $181,897. Appointment will be based on skills and experience relevant to the role.

Please note: Applications close at 11:00 pm on Monday 9 of March 2020. We will endeavour to contact you within two weeks of the closing date regarding the status of your application, however in some cases this may take a little longer.

If you would like further information, please contact Daniza Galinovic at  or APPLY NOW with a cover letter and your CV.  We’d love to hear from you!

All applications must be submitted online via our recruitment system. Please note: Applications that are emailed directly will NOT be considered.

Corrections embraces diversity and is committed to an inclusive workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and celebrate the collective talent of all employees.

About us

Ara Poutama Aotearoa is a name that has been gifted to us by Iwi and conveys the responsibility we have to support and guide those in our care to reach their potential.  Our strategy, Hōkai Rangi (, provides a clear direction of travel – one that builds on the good things that are already happening, and, most importantly, how we can innovate to find new ways of doing things to achieve better outcomes for Māori, whānau and communities. 

It is an exciting time and we continue to seek out talented individuals who are committed to an inclusive, vibrant workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals, and that of the collective talent in our whānau.

For reporting and transparency, it is important that all applications are submitted through our careers site.  If you want to find out more about a career with us, visit or email our team at