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Project Manager Jobs

Project Manager Jobs

How to Enter

Whilst there are no strict education requirements to secure a Project Manager in the Rail and Transportation industry, New Zealand employers due prefer candidates with qualifications in Project Management (PMI or Prince).

If you’re looking to pursue a career in Project Management, then the following personal traits can be crucial:

  • Organised and motivated

  • Able to lead others

  • Great attention to detail

  • Assertiveness and able to have hard conversations

  • Excellent communication and negotiating skills

  • Excellent writing and presentation skills

  • Able to make practical decisions

  • Able to think creatively

  • Can relate to a wide range of people

  • Can work well under pressure and meet agreed deadlines

Typical Responsibilities

The day-to-day responsibilities of a Project Manager can include any of the following:

  • Communicating with project team, clients and internal/external stakeholders

  • Planning project deliverables

  • Managing project delivery timeline

  • Managing and reporting project budgets and resources

  • Producing and updating all project documentation to company/client standards

  • Managing project and administration team

  • Managing external vendors and that their services meet agreed specifications


As Project Managers gain more experience, they can often expect to move to larger, more complex projects or projects with a higher risk or level of stakeholder. In many cases, Project Managers can often progress to more senior Project Management or into Operational Management positions. Alternatively, some may also work as self-employed contractors.

Salary Range

85K – 135K per annum (NZD)