Project Manager Organisational Delivery (Wellington)

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: Permanent

Project Manager Organisational Delivery (Wellington)-2202375



Are you an experienced project manager or relocation coordinator?

As a Project Manager Organisational Delivery, you will work closely with the Project Owner and Campus Development Senior Project Manager to ensure that individual department’s needs are well understood and included in the short-term and medium-term solutions for the University of Otago, Wellington Campus (UOW).

You will plan and manage the operational readiness for departments to operate in both the short-term and medium-term arrangements.

This fixed-term role will comprise all aspects of day-to-day co-ordination and delivery of expertise for UOW's operation, and you will maintain a service outcome focus for the project.

Key responsibilities of the role include:
•    Building partnerships with internal and external stakeholders.
•    Representing the campus at project meetings and taking issues and decisions back to the Project Owner and Executive Planning Team for ratification/decision making.
•    Acting as the first point of contact between Campus Development and User Planning Teams.
•    Responsibility for operational commission and planning, including coordinator and planning of staff relocations.

Your skills and experience/Kā pūkeka me kā wheako

Successful candidates will have:
•    Proven ability to plan and effectively manage a wide range of tasks simultaneously and with close attention to detail.
•    Well established time management and organisational skills and the ability to ensure deadlines are met.
•    Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, experience in writing and evaluating tenders’ research proposals.
•    A postgraduate degree or equivalent experience working in a financial or project management role (preferred).

About our team/Mō te tīma

The University of Otago, Wellington is located in Te Whanganui a Tara (Wellington), the capital city of Aotearoa New Zealand. We are a medical and health science campus, home to around 1,000 students and an inspirational teaching team of leading health educators and researchers.

Our staff and on-campus students learn and work from locations close to the regional hospital in Newtown, and in the central city. Our main academic block in Newtown is currently being upgraded but teaching and research programmes remain in full swing.

Further details/Pūroko

This is a full time, fixed term (18 months) position, commencing in early 2023.

Based in Wellington this role reports directly to the University of Otago, Wellington Dean and Head of Campus.

We offer competitive salary, five weeks’ annual leave, a 6.75% superannuation scheme, and the ability to achieve real work/life balance.  More information regarding employee benefits can be found here. Employee Benefits

Applications from candidates with Māori and Pacific backgrounds or strong competencies in these areas are warmly encouraged.

Further questions regarding the role can be directed to David Gadsby via the contact details below.


To submit your application (including CV and cover letter) please click the apply button.  Applications quoting reference number 2202375 close Sunday, 22 January 2023.

Additional Information

Contact: David Gadsby - Recruitment Consultant

Position details: Job Description

Further Information: Department Website

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Location:About Wellington

Primary Location
Employment Status
 Fixed Term 
Salary Level and Range Management Band 1 (Range of Appointments $82,915 to $91,265, Top of Range $99,613)
 Campus Development Divisional Office
Job Function
 Project Management

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