Project Stream Lead | Auckland

Posted on 16-Nov-2021
Application close date: 07-Dec-2021
Project Management
Position type:
Fixed Term
Job reference:
  • Support and contribute to key design and construction workstreams
  • Join a supportive workplace with excellent team culture and rewarding vision
  • Dynamic role for an experienced Project Manager
  • Fixed term position (27 months)


Toitū te marae a Tāne, toitū te marae a Tangaroa, toitū te tangata. If the land is well and the sea is well, the people will thrive.

At Te Papa Atawhai (DOC) we express our spirit of service and serve Aotearoa through our purpose, Papatūānuku Thrives. Our organisational strategy, Te Kaupapa a Te Papa Atawhai, puts nature and people at the heart of everything we do. It is anchored by te reo Māori and te ao Māori, recognising that Te Tiriti o Waitangi and our relationship with our whānau, hapū and iwi are central to all our work.


He angitūtanga | About the Role

The Project Stream Lead Role will have two core functions. It will manage the redevelopment of key visitor infrastructure for Rakau Tangarira in the Waipoua Forest and it will manage the investigation and remediation of priority contaminated land sites across the Upper North Island.  The Rakau Rangaria project will create new infrastructure which will put the health of the forest first while also enabling a more immersive visitor experience that promotes Te Roroa as tangata whenua. The project is currently in the design and consent phase and is scheduled for completion in late 2023.

The contaminated sites project is supporting the Contaminated Sites Programme Manager by delivering investigation and remediation projects for priority sites in the Upper North Island including engaging and managing consultants and contractors, managing schedules and finances as well as proactively managing risk and communications with key stakeholders internally and externally.


Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience

If you are passionate about delivering to a high standard and if you align with our Kaupapa then we want to hear from you! We'll be looking for evidence and/or examples within your application highlighting how you meet the following lead requirements:

  • Experience as a Project/Programme Manager
  • Demonstrated excellence at prioritising, allocating and monitoring resource usage and finding improved ways to use resources
  • Demonstrated excellent at planning and organising work and resources over a programme of work to meet timeframes
  • Ability to work positively and productively with stakeholders, colleagues, and team members
  • High level or proficiency with Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, Project and Power Point



  • Experience working with a range of project/programme methodologies
  • Qualifications in relevant project/programme methodologies, e.g PRINCE2 or PMI

Above all, we are looking for someone who feels inspired, day in day out and connected to our united purpose: Papatūānuku Thrives.

This role is based on the Auckand however we support flexible working options


Keen to apply?

Submit your CV and a tailored cover letter (PDF) onlinethat describes your motivation and that highlights your relevant skills, experience and personal qualities essential to this role. You can download the Applicant Information Sheet for more information about the team and role.


Applications close at 5pm on Tuesday 7th December 2021.

If you have enquiries about the vacancy please contact hiring manager Phillip Goulter via or phone (027) 259 6930.


Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory, including a valid work visa covering the whole period of employment if applying internationally.

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