Programme Manager, (Fixed Term)

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  • Category: Project Management
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 11-JAN-21
  • Job Reference: DOC/TEMP100/1700/5
  • Job Title: Programme Manager, (Fixed Term)
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An exciting opportunity has become available for a Programme Manager within the ISS Portfolio Management Office team. 

He angitūtanga: About the Role

As our next Programme Manager, you will be a single point of accountability for allocated workstreams/tranches/projects under the programme, reporting to the Senior Responsible Owner (SRO) for the programme, and the Information Systems and Services Portfolio Management Office (ISSPMO) who co-ordinate and support the Strategy. 

The Programme Manager role supports the Portfolio Manager and is essential to keep an overview of the programme work. They ensure the work fits in with dependencies identified within other workstreams. The role owns the management of programme level risks, issues and benefits, while ensuring that projects/tranches have support for their risk/issue management. 

This is a fixed term role for 2 years.


He kōrero mōu: What we are looking for


  • Experience supporting a significant programme of work within a complex organisation
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement skills
  • Understanding of tolerances, stage gates, and appropriate escalation processes.
  • Experience in dealing with change management processes


  • Qualified in MSP (or similar) and P3O
  • Qualified in ProSci or similar


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What’s in it for you?

A fantastic supportive and collaborative working environment. Being the multiple award winner of the most attractive employer in the public sector (and second overall) with an average turnover beyond 10 years, we know people generally really enjoy working with us!

We offer a range of flexible working options depending on the needs of the role and its work context.

We highly value the new expertise and fresh perspectives brought into the organisation. This is your chance to contribute to our culture of continuous improvement.

Excellent development opportunities across the ISS Portfolio Management Office and wider DOC Portfolio environment.


Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory – this includes holding a valid work visa that covers the whole period of employment.

Please apply online via the DOC Careers Centre with a CV and cover letter demonstrating how you meet the requirements above. 

For any enquiry, please contact Bruce Norris,, quoting vacancy TEMP 100/1700/5. 

Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 1 February 2021.

DOC is committed to a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve, and to creating an inclusive workplace culture. We offer a range of flexible working options depending on the needs of the role and its work context.