Project Coordinator – 12 month fixed term contract

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    4 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
  • Category: IT & computing
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 21-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: 229_1582228405
  • Job Title: Project Coordinator – 12 month fixed term contract
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  • Summary:

Inland Revenue plays a vital role in government with a mission to contribute to the economic and social wellbeing of New Zealand. Our Business Transformation Programme team is charged with ensuring that New Zealanders can pay and receive their taxes and entitlements in a simpler and faster way, as well as being a world-class revenue organisation.

To be successful in this role you must be able to multi-task and manage your time effectively to ensure you meet the critical reporting deadlines, manage your own work and ensure you have captured the interdependencies across the other workstreams that link to your plans.

On a day to day basis you will be involved in:

Developing, managing and maintaining the detailed workstream plan including milestones, deliverables and dependency management

Managing workstream-level risks and issues

Managing the priorities of the workstream lead/project managers and their teams

Maintaining project information, documentation and reporting (to deadlines)

Ensuring adherence to PMO requirements, and working closely with the PMO team

Preparing change requests and anticipating impacts across the workstreams; and

Meeting co-ordination and minute taking.

You’ll offer us your:

High level of competence (intermediate level or above) using MS Project – capable of developing, understanding and maintaining complex project plans

Strong communication and relationship management skills to work successfully with a wide variety of professionals

Ability to self-manage, prioritise and organise your work and naturally take ownership of critical tasks and deadlines.

You will be the kind of person who is resilient and thrives under pressure and change, be results focused and understand how to effectively influence people to achieve outcomes. If you show an ability to grasp new concepts and act on them as well as being flexible and adaptable, then we’ll keep you challenged in this busy coordination role.

In return, we’re offering a supportive and fun team environment where the experience you’ll gain from this scale of transformation will set you apart from others in the project support profession.

Please apply online attaching your CV and a cover letter outlining the skills, knowledge and experience you can bring to the role explaining why you are the ideal candidate.

If you have any questions please contact Kim McGregor 04 8901777

Role closes at 5pm on Thursday 27 February 2020