Programme Manager

Job title : Programme Manager
Location : Wellington
Job type : Contract
Contact name : Juanel Van Jaarsveld
Job reference : JV71274

​Our client who is an electricity distributor in the Wellington region is seeking an experienced Programme Manager to join their team for a 7 month contract.

Key role responsibilities will include:

  • Manage and lead the delivery of Capex and maintenance projects and services including managing internal and sub-contract resources as required.

  • Preparation, evaluation and issue of tenders for the engagement of consultancy services, construction works and the supply of major plant and / or materials.

  • Determine the design parameters, scope and resources required to complete customer projects.

  • Utilise the Asset and Planning Team in order to investigate and develop the design for Customer requests and opportunities to combine asset maintenance with concurrent project works.

  • Manage the relationship with the Asset and Planning and Works Integration teams and all external customers to ensure all stakeholder requirements are met.

Essential for the role is a tertiary qualification in Electrical Engineering, along with:

  • Experience associated with electricity transmission / distribution networks or related contractors.

  • A proven ability to manage projects, contractors and assess risks, opportunities, resource requirements and materials is required.

  • Detailed knowledge of the concepts and principles of project and contractor management.

  • Knowledge of SAP and other project management, estimating or management tools.

  • Good understanding of electrical distribution systems along with asset inspection and maintenance activities.

  • Demonstrate a disciplined approach towards H&S, quality and risk management, ensuring this is maintained by the Field Service Providers.

  • A sound commercial acumen and knowledge of the legal and regulatory environment in New Zealand.

You will have well developed interpersonal, communication and relationship management skills, relevant previous experience in programme / project / contract management, a proactive focus and an ability to deal with people at all levels. You will enjoy a challenge, be able to multi-task, think strategically and succeed in delivering your objectives.On offer is an attractive remuneration package and a great career opportunity with an industry leader.


If you are currently in a similar role and seeking a change or ready for the 'next step' in your career then apply today.

For more information on this or other opportunities within the sector, phone in confidence, Juanel on +64 4 471 6985, apply online or email your CV to jobs@roblawmax.co.nz Ref: JV71274