Senior Project Manager | Voco Auckland, New Zealand

Job Details:
We're looking for an experienced Project Manager to join an in-flight multi stream project in Auckland. This opportunity is within an IT-wide change programme for a large multinational organisation. You’ll need to have real-world experience on projects of a similar scale and training in an appropriate methodology, e.g. PRINCE2. This role will interface with executives and senior members of the project team, so stakeholder management is an essential skill.
Key Responsibilities
*. Drive the momentum of a project with a highly capable and motivated team
*. Provide project management expertise and operational advice to the organisation
*. Manage key stakeholders
*. Prepare and deliver project documentati on including change management , risks, decisions and issues and status reports. This shall be in accordance with the organisation s PMO and finance frameworks
Liaise with a virtual project team spread across NZ and Australia
Experience Required
The successful applicant will have a great record of bringing home projects in challenging and changing environments in previous roles. Ideally you will have led project teams in IT-wide change programmes with infrastructure and operations as well as people change elements and facilities/location changes and associated logistics.
You may be working now in a corporate or in a professional services firm, it’s highly desirable that you have experience leading high profile infrastructure, operations and service management projects.
You’ll be comfortable at the executive table but also enjoy rolling up your sleeves, working with the team and getting the job done.
You’ll have strong interpersonal skills. Others will seek you out as you are someone that consistently delivers, as well as being great to work with. Confidence and capability is a must as you will be working independently and must hit the ground running.
Contract term
The current expectation is that the successful applicant would be contracted to the organisation for 40 hours per week from mid-August until the end of October 2016. There is a possibility that this may be extended until end of December 2016.
Ideal Attributes
*. First class spoken and written communicat or
*. Excellent listener and negotiator, adept at understandi ng other perspectives
*. Ability to stand back from a problem/opp ortunity and unpack what it means
*. Well-connect ed at decision- maker level
*. Good reputation – known for results but also as a solid citizen
*. Calm under pressure, considered, firm and fair
*. Responsibly bold, positive, ambitious
*. Thorough, but not pedantic
*. Pragmatic and practical
*. Able to represent the Voco brand first and self second
*. Strong team player but comfortable working autonomously..
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