Project Lead, 3 Waters Construction,

  • Company:
    Department of Conservation
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
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Job Specification

This spectacular location in the heart of the north island is attracting a significant number of visitors every year. However, the influx of tourist activity brings increased pressure on the associated facilities provided to accommodate our visitors. In order to ensure we continue to provide a world class experience and avoid disruption for local stakeholders, we must assess and replace the infrastructure as required.

That’s where you come in…

He angitūtanga: About the Role

Based out of the DOC Taupo office, you will project manage this crucial redevelopment project, focused on upgrading the existing three waters infrastructure. You will form part of the team to successfully deliver the project to the planned scope time and budget. Throughout the duration of the assignment you will be required to produce timely reports and status updates. Subsequently, you will ensure the project is integrated well into the department, prepare the smooth handover to business as usual and produce the final project report. The duration of the project is until September 2022.

He kōrero mōu: What we are looking for

The successful applicant will have:

  • Experience as a three waters engineer, or be an experienced project manager who has successfully delivered three waters projects in the past.
  • Experienced in project managing contractors and external consultants to successfully deliver the required outcomes.
  • Thorough knowledge of project management methodology, practices and principles.
  • Excellence at prioritising allocating and monitoring resource usage and finding improved ways to utilize resources.
  • Competent in business analysis, prioritising work, financial planning, budget and resource management.
  • Experience planning and organising work streams to meet timeframes.
  • Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What’s in it for you?

    Along with recently being awarded New Zealand’s second most attractive employer, people like working for us because we offer the following:

  • Competitive remuneration
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment
  • Respect, recognition and opportunities for personal growth
  • Excellent employee wellbeing initiatives including the employee assistance program and discounted insurance
  • Free accommodation in our backcountry huts and campsites as well as general travel and accommodation discounts
  • Job satisfaction from contributing to crucial and meaningful work
  • Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory – this includes holding a valid work visa that covers the whole period of employment.