Dunedin City Council

Programme Manager

Dunedin City Council

Government Services

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Applications Close - End of Day: 21-08-2017


New Zealand

Work type:

  • Transformational change agent.
  • Make a difference for the community
  • Lead Programme & Project Management Methodology

Dunedin City Council has set a clear vision for Dunedin to be “One of the World’s Great Small Cities”.  This is focused on fostering a city with a thriving economy and a healthy environment with an active, creative, resilient and vibrant community.  The City of Dunedin is one of New Zealand’s progressive urban centres with a population of 127,000.  Renowned for its outstanding quality of life, heritage buildings and international reputation as a centre for tertiary education, it also has strengths in the primary sector, engineering and tourism.

As a key component in achieving its vision and commitment to the community, Council has committed to a significant programme of investment with both its extensive existing property portfolio and key new facilities.  This investment by Council led to a revised structure for the Property Services Team and the creation of a number of new roles, representing an exciting opportunity and not business as usual!

As one of four reporting to the Group Manager, the Programme Manager will lead the design, development and implementation of Programme and Project management methodology, risk frameworks and lead the team managing and delivering a wide range of property projects across the organisation.  As part of the Property Leadership team you will also actively contribute to delivering transformational change in the performance and culture of the department.

You will be tertiary and project management qualified and be able to point to proven relevant experience in complex programme and project management and delivery.  You will have a minimum of 10 years experience in leading teams and managing contractors coupled with experience in establishing programme controls, systems and processes.

This represents a unique and exciting career opportunity for a proven Programme Manager to make a difference for the community and build a legacy for the future of Dunedin.

To apply in strict confidence now, email your cover letter and CV to cvchc@sheffield.co.nz quoting 536680ke.  Emails will be electronically acknowledged and further correspondence may be by email.

To view a position description please visit the Job Search page at www.sheffield.co.nz.

For more information please phone Mike Stenhouse on +64 3 353 4352 (DDI).