Project Managers – Justice Sector Initiatives

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    6 months ago
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  • Category: Project Coordination and Management
  • Location: Wellington (Te Whanganui a Tara)
  • Date Advertised: 03-FEB-21
  • Job Reference: APA/1509648
  • Job Title: Project Managers – Justice Sector Initiatives
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  • Summary:
  • Opportunity to plan & deliver on complex multi-agency Justice sector projects
  • Full time fixed-term contract roles – currently funded to 30 June 2021
  • Based at our Wellington National Office

‘Kotahi anō te kaupapa, ko te oranga o te iwi’ –  ‘There is only one purpose to our work:  the wellness and wellbeing of our people.

The High Impact Innovation Programme (HIIP) is based at Ara Poutama Aotearoa, working across the Justice Sector to improve justice sector outcomes and safely reduce New Zealand’s prison population.

We are pleased to announce additional fixed-term opportunities for Project Managers to join our HIIP team and lead the planning, management and delivery of complex, high-profile multi-agency projects that will lead to an improvement to the experience of all participants of the criminal justice system, their whānau, and victims of crime.  Your expertise in stakeholder engagement and influencing without authority will be critical, as you’ll work across all areas of our organisation and with key government partners and stakeholders, providing specialist advice and an interface with project governance forums and business customers, to enable ‘best for project success’.

These roles call for confident collaborators with senior project management expertise, including proven success in leading and delivering complex projects or programmes of work.  Managing the end-to-end project lifecycle, you will ensure all project management governance, administration, planning, budgeting and reporting requirements are adhered to, in line with agreed project management disciplines and the Department’s project management methodology.

Mōu | About you

We will be looking for evidence of the following skills and expertise outlined within your cover letter and CV:

  • Demonstrable experience and involvement in the development in projects or multiple projects – with full accountability for best practice project management disciplines;
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills – including the ability to establish professional relationships, and influence and build consensus to achieve outcomes;
  • Proven ability to operate in an agile and future focussed manner whilst ensuring current priorities are being achieved;
  • Demonstrable written and verbal communication skills – the ability to clearly and effectively communicate technical info to both technical and non-technical audiences;
  • Demonstrable collaboration skills – a motivated team-player with a willingness to guide and mentor more junior colleagues;
  • Cultural awareness – familiarity with the Treaty of Waitangi and its application to the work of government agencies.

Please visit our careers page to download the Job Description and view the full essential criteria requirements. 

Tono ināianei | Apply now

To apply online, submit your CV and a tailored cover letter (PDF) that describes your motivation for applying to work with us, and that highlights your relevant skills, experience and personal qualities essential to this role. 

Applications close 9pm on Thursday 11 February 2021. Interviews will take place at our Wellington National Office.

The salary for this role starts from $96,557 up to $136,316 based on demonstrable skills and expertise.

If you have any queries about the roles you can contact Senior Recruitment Adviser in the first instance.