An exciting opportunity has become available for a Project Coordinator within DOC's Strategic Projects Team to assist with the essential coordination, reporting and tracking role within the teams delivering the SSI Flood Recovery Programme and the Hump Ridge Great Walk Project.
Fixed term or secondment (14 months)
Toitū te marae a Tāne, toitū te marae a Tangaroa, toitū te tangata
If the land is well and the sea is well, the people will thrive
At Te Papa Atawhai, Department of Conservation we express our spirit of service and serve Aotearoa through our purpose, Papatūānuku Thrives. Our organisational strategy, Te Kaupapa a Te Papa Atawhai, puts nature and people at the heart of everything we do. It is anchored by te reo Māori and te ao Māori, recognising that Te Tiriti o Waitangi and our whānau, hapū and iwi are central to all our mahi.
He angitūtanga | About the role
The department's strategic project team is underway with a programme of work leading the recovery from the flood event of February 2020 and also the Hump Ridge upgrade to be one of our “Great Walks”. As our project coordinator, you will be responsible for supporting successful outcomes by coordinating activities across the initiatives. This role requires someone who is agile, can quickly adapt and prioritise as this supports two Strategic Project Managers, one in Hokitika the other in Alexandra. Opportunity to work flexible hours and locations.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
You will be confident interacting with people from all walks of life with the natural ability to switch between tasks effortlessly. Your maturity and resilience to remain calm and focused when the workload is high means you can adapt to changing work priorities and deliver our work.
Experience as a project coordinator
Demonstrated excellence at prioritising, allocating and monitoring resource usage and finding improved ways to use resources
Demonstrated excellence at planning and organising work and resources over a programme of work to meet negotiated timeframes
Ability to work positively and productively with stakeholders, colleagues and team members
Ability to work with customers to identify and prioritise their needs
High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, including MS Project
Experience working with a range of project methodologies
Qualifications in relevant project methodologies, e.g PRINCE2 or PMI
Mō te tīma | About the team
In this role you will be part of a small dynamic, supportive team/s that focus on delivering unique initiatives of national significance across stunning locations making a difference to mana whenua and the community.
Mō mātou | About us
Te Papa Atawhai is committed to fostering a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve, and to creating an inclusive workplace culture. Our Te Kaupapa behaviours of whakatīnanatia (we deliver), atawhaitia a Papatūānuku (we love nature), whakawhānaungatanga (we build relationships) and whakaauaha (we innovate)guide what we need to do for Papatūānuku to Thrive.
Ko ngā hua | What we offer
We take pride in enabling our kaimahi to bring their unique perspectives to mahi, in pursuit of our collective aspirations. Our commitment to well-being and professional development includes:
Flexible working options where applicable
Te Pukenga Atawhai – Cultural Capability Development Programme
Active employee networks, Te Kāwai Aho Tapu - Māori Kaimahi Network, Rainbow Network
Tono ināianei | Apply now
Submit a tailored CV and cover letter highlighting your relevant skills, experience, and alignment to our Kaupapa.
The salary range for this position is $61,916 to $79,115 with the starting salary of the successful applicant being based on their relevant skills and experience
R ā katinga | Applications close: Monday 27th June 2022
Me he pātai anō | Further enquiries contact Tennile Toulson, email@example.com
Taupānga| Job Reference:
Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory – this includes holding a valid work visa that covers the whole period of employment.
Visit www.doc.govt.nz to find out more about a career with us.