Programme Manager

With some exciting projects for the District over the next few years Council are seeking a person who can lead the coordination of capital projects and support project teams to deliver on the expected milestones.

Managing a team of six, and reporting to the Group Manager, you will be responsible for supporting your team in the areas of project planning, reporting, process documentation and ensuring a culture of continuous improvement.


To be a strong contender for this role, you will have::

  • A relevant tertiary qualification and 5-10 years’ experience in programme/project management
  • Proven leadership and coaching skills
  • Experience managing and communicating risk
  • Track record developing, implementing and improving processes, and leading staff through the resulting changes
  • Demonstrated success in leading civil works projects and programmes of work
  • Local Government experience is preferred
  • Excellent written, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Confidence in budget management and financial reporting


We can offer the successful applicant work / life balance in a beautiful district that has a lot to offer. From fishing, hunting, cycling and renowned bush walks, you’re sure to experience the bay in all its beauty!

Ōpōtiki has a close community which is at the heart of everything we do, and we want you to experience that with us.

To apply please visit www.odc.govt/nz


Applications close Monday 5 July 2020 4pm

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Permanent Full Time

Job no: FDAO148089

Location: Opotiki

Closing Date: Monday, 5 July 2021