EPMO Project Advisor

Job title : EPMO Project Advisor
Location : Bay of Plenty
Job type : Permanent
Contact name : Hamish McLean
Job reference : OS72111

Move to Tauranga – enjoy the coastal lifestyle and escape the hustle and bustle of the big city. There’s no shortage of amazing things to do locally, and it’s just a short drive to get to the Coromandel, Ruapehu, some of New Zealand’s best lakes, and more! Enjoy an amazing coast, an awesome climate, and everything else Tauranga and the wider Bay of Plenty region has to offer.

The benefits of living in Tauranga are no secret and the city has seen incredible recent population growth which isn’t expected to slow down any time soon. This has prompted a large push for further development of the city’s critical infrastructure, with the Tauranga City Council Long Term Plan setting out a $4.7 billion masterplan covering key crucial spend across new city facilities, roading, cycleways & walkways, 3-water infrastructure & more.

To deliver this $4.7 billion spend, Tauranga City Council has established a Capital Programme Assurance Division (CPAD) to act as Centre of Excellence for Programme & Project Delivery. CPAD will ensure all projects delivered under the Capital Programme are established, costed, resourced, reported & delivered according to best practice by providing systems, guidance & advice to key stakeholders.

We have a range of exciting opportunities to join the CPAD team on a full-time permanent or fixed-term basis. CPAD is an enterprise function with all roles being highly influential across the Council. Come be part of a brand-new team and make a difference in delivering awesome project outcomes to the Tauranga community.

About the role:

This role is a permanent position sitting within the CPAD team, responsible for providing project advisory and coordination support, working closely with the council’s project delivery teams as well as external consultants, in order to facilitate exceptional outcomes for the delivery of the city’s infrastructure developments. This role will be the glue that binds the PMO to the external delivery teams, ensuring consistent approach and reporting.

  • Work collaboratively with the council’s project delivery teams

  • Provide advisory support to CPAD change management processes

  • Provide day-to-day co-ordination and support to CPAD team members

  • Ensure CPAD has access to accurate project/programme information

Successful applicants will have:

  • 3+ years’ experience in construction project co-ordination, advisory, delivery

  • Ideally an understanding of infrastructure – transport, three-waters, facilities, etc

  • The ability to work collaboratively across different teams and disciplines

  • Great planning and organisation with attention to detail

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • A creative approach to problem solving and providing solutions

  • Relevant tertiary qualification and/or project management certification

For further information contact Hamish McLean on 09 951 5011, apply online, or via email: jobs@roblawmax.co.nz, quoting reference: OS72111