Coordinator / Project Manager

Human Resource Group

This this is an exciting opportunity for gifted Project Management / Programme Coordinator to join our clients dynamic high growth organisation.

  • 8 month fixed term contract
  • Friendly supportive & collaborative team
  • Accomplished Project Coordinator / Manager required !
Project Co-ordinator / Programme Manager - Tauranga 
  • Fixed Term Contract  - 8 months - 
  • Immediate start or in January 2020
  • Join a positive & progressive  team environment
Job Purpose
This this is an exciting opportunity for gifted Project Management / Programme Coordinator to join our clients dynamic high growth organisation. Supporting to the Finance and Transport Operations teams, your role will focus on successfully delivering a variety of organisational programmes & projects within within the organisations Project Management Framework.

The type of programmes and projects that the Programme Coordinator will be involved in will have a high strategic importance to the organisation, with varying degrees of complexity, risk, organisational impact, political sensitivity and/or media exposure.

The role of the Programme Coordinator will typically involve

1)Providing skilled support to the Finance and Transport Operations programmes and team leaders in achieving project compliance with organisations methodology. This means employing effective project
and programme management processes to facilitate the successful achievement of the project objectives.
2)Oversee and maintain Programme and Project financials for reporting and budgeting purposes.
3)Develop and manage programme, project plans (sometimes multiple plans) - reviewing the plans regularly to ensure tasks and milestones are being achieved in a timely manner and prepare governance reports, project status reports, presentations, agendas etc.
4)Take an active part in the project issue/risk management process, by contributing to the identification and prioritisation of existing and potential issues and risks, and helping to develop strategies and controls to mitigate these. Use sound judgement to identify which issues and risks should be escalated to governance groups, and prepare relevant reports/documentation.
5)Check project compliance with organisations methodology, and highlight any issues to the relevant Manager.
6)Provide a skilled facilitation service to support the project teams in achieving these expectations.

Some of the more challenging duties typically undertaken will include:

· Maintaining a high level of technical and legal knowledge within all areas of
programme and project management in order to apply best practice to this work and communicate this to a range of audiences.
· Regularly handling complex face-to-face negotiations with internal and external stakeholders with programme and project interface or dependencies
· Incorporating the wider social, cultural, economic and environmental context into plans, projects and advice.
· Managing and reporting on multiple projects and budgets.
· Communicating complex and technical information to members of the public.
· Applying knowledge of financial, procurement, transport best practice, policies and legislation.

Desired Skills Attributes & Experience

. A valid driver’s licence
. A relevant qualification in Project Management along with Prince 2 certification
. Ideally four years’ project coordination experience
. Preferably 3-4 years’ relevant experience, including significant project/programme coordination in a complex environment
. Experience with MS Project industry related technology
. Experience in a local government environment could be advantageous 
.Contract management experience, contract specification, oversight and monitoring 
. Programme / project financial management experience
. Experience in the development and facilitation of successful projects


If you believe you have the required skills, expertise and experience then we would like to hear from you. Strict confidentiality and prompt response to your application assured. Please apply on line and include a brief letter of application with your CV:

Brett is available on 07 578 2063 for discreet discussions about this exciting opportunity.