Project Portfolio Manager

  • Company:
    New Zealand Post
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 days ago
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We have a newly created opportunity available for a Projects Portfolio Manager, as part of our Transformation Office. Reporting to our GM Transformation Office this role will be an integral part of the establishment of our new Transformation Office.

This role is largely responsible for identifying, prioritizing and coordinating project and program resources engaged with all initiatives within the portfolio environment. As we are in set up phase this will also include establishing the parameters of our portfolio management approach and partnering with various Programme and Project Managers to build the reputation and capability of our portfolio management approach. Therefore, this role requires a deep understanding of best practise and an ability to coach leaders on its application, often at senior levels of our organisation. This role assumes the overarching responsibility for supporting leadership in their efforts at overseeing, managing and leveraging the entire life cycle of project investments and initiatives to optimally achieve enterprise goals and objectives.

Alongside this, the role is responsible for the delivery of an effective Quality Assurance function to assist project managers to execute well and deliver benefits. 

This is an exciting time to be joining our organisation as we are focussed on our future and ensuring we are set up for success. New Zealand Post has been a vital link for New Zealanders for over 170 years, and in the future we will continue to be a trusted Kiwi company that helps customers succeed and help New Zealand grow.

The successful applicant for this role will possess several key skills and attributes:

  • Substantial experience operating as a portfolio manager in large complex organisations
  • 10+ years demonstrated experience increasing leadership responsibilities across major projects and programs
  • Experience with Digital Transformation and customer experience improvement initiatives
  • Well tested and trusted relationship management skills
  • Demonstrated experience in managing “upward” among senior leadership
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and coaching diverse teams
  • Experience operating in an Agile environment which is early into its journey
  • Apply today, or to find out more information please download the JD available via the NZ Post website. If you require additional information, contact Gemma Corbett (Talent Sourcing Specialist) on 027 372 4705.

    Applications for this position close on 17 January 2021.

    Please note that our team are back at work from January 11th, therefore we will be responding to queries after this date.   

    All applicants will be required to provide proof of their eligibility to work in New Zealand. Appointees will be subject to a security check.