Senior Works Officer
- Are you an experienced project manager with a can-do attitude and ability to build positive relationships both internally and externally?
- This is your opportunity to use your skills and experience to contribute to recreation, conservation, and the work Te Papa Atawhai does in your region.
- Full time permanent role offering diverse work across the region.
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 Department of Conservation 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 whānau, hapū and iwi are central to all our mahi.
He angitūtanga | About the Role
You will manage a variety of construction projects, ranging from visitor experience improvement work, high priority iwi projects, safety related work and asset replacements. You will work as part of a small team to successfully deliver projects to planned scope, time, and budget. This is a full-time permanent role supporting construction projects across the Northern North Island and will require some regional travel.
The role will be a balance of working in the office, from home and travelling to different project sites and working on site. We have four main offices across the region (Whangarei, Kauri Coast, Bay of Islands and Kaitaia) and there is the possibility of some flexibility around location for the successful candidate. The position is responsible for supporting, planning, prioritising, and delivering key project management functions including:
- Providing project management services including procurement planning, engaging, and managing consultants, obtaining consents, tendering, and managing construction contracts.
- Contributing to the maintenance of programme and project documentation, team, and governance reporting.
- Using DOC's Project Management Framework in support of all project deliverables including business case development and reporting.
- Following best practice in the procurement, tender, contract, and supplier management process.
- Stakeholder engagement throughout the project including providing updates and attending stakeholder meetings.
He kōrero mōu | What we are looking for
As a committed team player with a positive personality, you will work well within our team being happy to get out and about and build relationships with operations teams, contractors, and iwi. This role will build on your previous project management experience ideally from the public sector in recreation, construction, or trade. You will have strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills and the ability manage your workload, often with competing deadlines and priorities and still produce high quality work.
Ideally you will have:
- A qualification and/or relevant experience in construction or project / contract management
- The ability to develop and maintain relationships and work as part of a high functioning team
- Sound level of knowledge and practice of capital and operational budget management within the context of project delivery
- An understanding of, or experience with, applying for statutory consents such as resource or building consents
- A sound knowledge of contractor health and safety management
- A current full driving licence is required
- High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, Project, and PowerPoint.
Mō te tīma | About the team
You will be part of a small team who provides project management delivery, advice, and support to manage our outdoor recreational assets. The position sits within the Planning and Services team, working closely with and delivering projects on behalf of the Northern North Island Region.
Mō mātou | About us
Te Papa Atawhai is committed to fostering a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve, and to creating an inclusive workplace culture. Our Te Kaupapa behaviours of whakatīnanatia (we deliver), atawhaitia a Papatūānuku (we love nature), whakawhānaungatanga (we build relationships) and whakaauaha (we innovate) guide what we need to do for Papatūānuku to Thrive.
Ko ngā hua | What we offer
We take pride in enabling our kaimahi to bring their unique perspectives to mahi, in pursuit of our collective aspirations. Our commitment to well-being and professional development includes:
- Flexible working options where applicable
- Te Pukenga Atawhai – Cultural Capability Development Programme
- Active employee networks, Te Kāwai Aho Tapu - Māori Kaimahi Network, Rainbow Network.
Tono ināianei | Apply now
Submit a tailored CV and cover letter highlighting your relevant skills, experience, and alignment to our Kaupapa.
The salary range for this position is $72,610 to $92,780 with the starting salary of the successful applicant being based on their relevant skills and experience.
Rā katinga | Applications close at 5 pm on Friday, 27 January 2023.
Me he pātai anō | Further enquiries contact Lilly Witcomb firstname.lastname@example.org
Taupānga| Job Reference: DOC/1688868
Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory – this includes holding a valid work visa that covers the whole period of employment.
Visit www.doc.govt.nz to find out more about a career with us.
|Application close date:||27-Jan-2023|
|Attachments:|| Role Description - Senior Works Officer (1).pdf (PDF, 449KB)