Programme Manager

Fire and Emergency touches the lives of every New Zealander and we are New Zealand’s most trusted public-sector agency. If you’re a seasoned Programme Manager and you are passionate about working in an evolving, high performing ICT Team, then read on…

  • Two-year Fixed Term – until June 2022
  • Newly established team in a unique industry
  • NZ’s most trusted public sector agency – five years running!

About us

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is a Crown Entity established on 1 July 2017.  Our vision is to build stronger communities and protect what matters most to the people within them. Our unified organisation provides a fire and emergency service that delivers for communities, and the firefighters who serve them, now and in the future.

As New Zealand’s most trusted public-sector agency we work to embed our values.

  • We Do the Right Thing – Kia Tika
  • We Serve and Support – Manaakitanga
  • We Are Better Together – Whanaungatanga
  • We Strive to Improve – Auahatanga

About the role

Our newly established ICT Portfolio Delivery Team is increasing to enable business and deliver a wider ICT Work Programme.  As our Programme Manager you will work closely with the Project Managers to manage the interdependencies between the projects, manage the resources across the team and report to senior stakeholders.  You will be the connection that ensures cohesion across the programme in order to meet business needs; and to keep abreast of current projects and pipeline.

About you

To succeed in this role you’ll be able to:

  • Stay calm under pressure while leading a team to success
  • Demonstrate experience in providing complex programme management advice and support
  • Be able to quickly develop useful relationships built on confidence and trust
  • Think and solve problems on your feet and provide sound business advice to stakeholders

We will provide you with a unique opportunity to utilise your knowledge and expertise within a challenging and supportive environment and an organisation dedicated to helping our communities.

If you’re looking for a chance to put your extensive skill set to use in an organisation dedicated to helping our communities, then we want to hear from you.

This is a fixed term role until June 2022. The salary range for this role is $140k to $160Kper annum.

How to apply

You can download the position description here, and can apply for the role by sending three documents, (the application form, (found here) your current curriculum vitae, and cover letter) to  NHQ Jobs.

You will receive an email response to confirm we have received your application.

For more information about this role please contact Vivien Smith- Senior Advisor Recruitment.

Applications close: Thursday 6 August 2020.

If you are interested in this position, please apply directly as we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies for this vacancy.

We encourage early applications as we may withdraw the advertising at any time.