Project Manager, National Operations – Fixed Term, Two Years

Project Manager, National Operations – Fixed Term, Two Years

(Posted 30 September 2020)

The NEMA National Operations team leads the operational systems, facilities, infrastructure and processes required to respond effectively to emergencies within New Zealand.

Based in Wellington or Auckland, the Project Manager, National Operations is accountable for project management with regards to building operational capability and infrastructure for the business unit, including for the National Crisis Management Centres in Wellington and Auckland.

The Project Manager, National Operations will be responsible for:

  • Developing project plans, including the NCMC Resilience Plan, and ensuring plans are approved by the relevant project Governance Group
  • Providing management and oversight of plan implementation and completion including budget management and reporting
  • Effectively managing risk and ensuring effective delivery of workplans and outputs
  • Organising and facilitating multi-stakeholder consultations where required
  • Developing and managing key relationships and liaising with stakeholders, agencies and regional bodies.

As the Project Manager, you will bring the following experience and attributes:

  • Significant experience in managing projects to create expected outcomes within a high pressure environment
  • Experience in government procurement practices and contract management in a government context
  • Ability to identify, manage and minimise risks and an understanding of hazard risk management
  • Sound technical acumen, in particular with regards to communication and Project Management methodology
  • Knowledge of emergency management systems is preferable and an understanding of the CDEM Act 2002, the National CDEM Plan, Guide, and CIMS is desirable.

Due to the security requirements of this role, applicants must be a New Zealand citizen or New Zealand Permanent Resident.

Download position description: JD-Project Manager-National Operations

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If you have any questions, contact Paul Hodder on 04 4999471 or email referring to vacancy number 26382. Applications close 11.59 pm 14 October 2020.