Project Coordinator

Priority and high profile projects | Unique organisational environment | Fixed Term to approx. December 2019

We are seeking an experienced Project Coordinator to support the delivery of the various projects in the Community Risk and Resilience and Volunteerism Workstreams. 

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is a Crown Entity established on 1 July 2017 under the Fire and Emergency New Zealand Act 2017. The role of our new organisation is to reduce unwanted fires, respond to structural and vegetation fires and other emergencies including motor vehicle crashes, medical emergencies, hazardous substance related incidents, natural disasters and support increased community resilience. 

Our new, unified organisation provides a fire and emergency service that delivers for communities, and the firefighters who serve them, now and in the future.

The current phase of change is focused on a number of strategic priorities and projects required to integrate Fire and Emergency NZ.  This is referred to as the Integration Phase and is delivered under the Integration Programme.

The Project Coordinator will provide support to the workstream leads provide support to a number of groups and contribute through efficient and effective administration and coordination to the overall smooth running of the workstreams.  The role will play a key part in ensuring each project meets the planning and compliance requirements set out by the Integration Programme Management Office.

The Project Coordinator will be responsible for maintaining project schedules and plans as well as supporting the project team with travel requirements, meeting scheduling, logistics and minuting, documentation preparation, and other ad hoc project support tasks.

This role requires: - 

  • Experience in a project coordination role including responsibility for scheduling and reporting
  • Proficiency in progress reporting methods, techniques and tools
  • Solid understanding and experience in the application of programme and project management principles, methods and processes
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as excellent presentation skills
  • Proficient in minute taking, planning meetings and collating papers
  • Proficient in MS Project, MS Excel, MS Office, MS Visio
  • Someone who is efficient, focused and results driven
  • Someone with good problem solving skills, and take the initiative when needed.

The remuneration range for this role is $61,000 to $67,000 gross per annum. We are looking for someone to start in this role as soon as possible. 

For more information please download a copy of the position description or contact Duncan Turnbull on 04 498 5612

How to apply

If this sounds like you, please apply now by downloading an application form.

Please send your completed application form along with supporting documents to: - 

Duncan Turnbull

Duncan.Turnbull@fireandemergency.nz 

Applications close at 5.00pm Monday 25 March 2019