Project Manager

  • Salary: $70,000 - $80,000
  • Location: Auckland
  • Post date: January 9, 2019
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  • Specialism: Project
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Industry: Leading Tertiary Education Provider

Our client, a leading tertiary education provider is seeking a strong Project Manager to assist with a large transition project which has been underway since mid-2018.

This role is to directly support the Project Director in the delivery of new and on-going projects within the education space. An exciting opportunity for someone seeking a fast paced, ever-changing and results oriented environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Project Manage the on-going delivery of programmes and assist with planning, budgeting and implementation of new programmes for 2019
  • Manage coordinator(s) – work closely with a tight knit team of 3-4 people
  • Control quality of delivery
  • Identify and mitigate any risks/issues and answer questions, queries and be a proactive problem solver by partnering with key internal and external stakeholders
  • Build and maintain strong relationships
  • Problem Solver
  • Fixing reliability issues
  • Attention to detail required with regards to; progress reports, maintaining database integrity, producing tools as performance tracking metrics and assist with streamlining budgeting process
  • Drafting and managing and having accountability large scale multi-year, multi-million dollar budgets
  • Health & Safety risk management

You’ll describe yourself as someone who is;

  • A planner and has a proactive method of service delivery
  • Effective at prioritising and managing moving parts as well as dealing with a stressful and deadline driven environment
  • Able to multi-task and turn hand to different contract/client/issue with ease
  • Critical thinkers
  • Process driven and lean approach to service delivery
  • Decision maker and results focused
  • Positive and sense of humour
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