Full time, Permanent
Ara Institute of Canterbury is a vibrant and progressive tertiary institute providing world-class, tertiary-level education throughout the Canterbury and Waitaki region. Our talented staff, innovative business collaborators and supportive community partners are passionate about the role they play in our students’ success.
The Ara Planning Office is part of Ara’s Corporate Services Division and supports Ara to successfully deliver the major programmes and projects mandated and prioritised by the executive management team (TKM) that enable the organisation’s strategic intentions. Primarily, the Transformation Programme (People, Business and IT Projects), the Regional Master Planning and other business process and systems improvement projects. Additionally, to provide business analysis and project management guidance and support to BAU teams delivering projects within their areas of operation.
An exciting opportunity is now available for an experienced Project Manager to join the Planning Office and utilise your skills on a wide range of high-profile Business Process and Information Systems projects. Also, to provide business consulting, support, expertise and experience to other enterprise-wide, divisional or tertiary sector-wide initiatives aimed at improving the business systems and processes at Ara.
As part of the Planning Office function, this role will involve engagement with a diverse range of projects. This is a multi-dimensional role that has these core functions:
Enjoy excellent employment conditions, professional and skill development, a great central city location and access to modern on-site facilities including Gym/Recreation Centre with free staff yoga and group fitness sessions, Library, Visions on Campus Restaurant, two Childcare Centres and a Health Centre.
We accept applications via our online application system. For a job description and/or to apply online please visit http://www.ara.ac.nz/about-us/work-at-ara.
If you have any queries in relation to the vacancy or application process, please contact the People and Culture team via PeopleandCulture@ara.ac.nz or 03 940 8623. Emailed applications will not be considered.
Applications close – Wednesday 30th October 2019