Project Coordinator

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    1 week ago
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  • Job Type:
  • Category: Administration
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 20-NOV-20
  • Job Reference: OMB/1497478
  • Job Title: Project Coordinator
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  • Summary:
  • Busy and interesting role
  • Be part of a supportive and collaborative team
  • Fixed term opportunity covering parental leave 

Mō te Tari o te Kaitiaki Mana Tangata – About the Ombudsman

The Chief Ombudsman works with his staff to help New Zealanders in their dealings with government agencies. The focus is on handling complaints against government agencies, undertaking investigations and inspections, and encouraging good administration. The Chief Ombudsman is independent and impartial, with the goal of fairness for all.

Mō tō mātou tira – About the team

The Strategic Advice Team provides high-level advice on matters relating to policy and professional practice. The team also contributes expertise in support of the Ombudsman’s internal and external training, communications, knowledge management, international relations and research and evaluation functions.

Mō te tūranga – About the role

The Project Coordinator is a key role within the Strategic Advice team, working to enable the delivery of a broad and busy work programme. As the Project Coordinator you will provide general project coordination support, including the preparation of project planning documentation, coordinating meetings and recording meeting minutes, collating and analysing key information for review, and identifying any emerging risks within projects.

He kōrero mōu – About you

To be successful in this role you will ideally have:

  • Experience in a similar position so you can hit the ground running from day one
  • An understanding of project management methodology
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively and independently across multiple projects and activities in a fast paced environment.

Me pēhea e tono – How to apply

To apply, click on the ‘Apply Now’ button where you will need to register through our online careers centre, complete our application form and upload your CV and cover letter. For further information about this vacancy please email

All applicants will have a legal entitlement to work in New Zealand. Appointees will be subject to a criminal convictions check and may be required to achieve and maintain a NZ Government (NZSIS) security clearance.

Depending on skills and experience the annual salary is expected to be between $52,000 and $69,000.

Applications close Sunday, 6 December 2020.