Project Manager

Last update 2023-12-05
Expires 2024-01-05
ID #1930810574
Project Manager
New Zealand, Manawatu-Wanganui, Whanganui,
Modified November 20, 2023


Leverage your asset management system experience and advance in aninnovative company!- Want to be a part of an experienced team who makes a meaningful impact on electricity platforms and asset management.- 12- Month Full-time Fixed Term Contract with potential opportunity for a further extension.We are on a growth journeyand an exciting new role has become available in our Whangarei electricityplatforms team for a Project Manager, who is experienced in the Asset Management Systems space.Therole Reporting to Strategic Initiatives Programme Manager, you'll be working closelywith our senior management, sponsors, Network,Contracting and Corporate platform teams inclusive of developers, analysts, and our vendors to deliver a Network systemsproject. You will primarily bemanaging the implementation of the AssetManagement System (CMMS) project and engage in other network platforms project relatedwork as required.You will have the opportunity to manage implementation ofthe new asset management system from implementation partner selection, throughimplementation, delivery, and handover. You will lead a team of analysts,developers, network engineering and operations staff with responsibility for projectdelivery, monitoring, and reporting on various project activities. Your responsibilities will include:- Support implementation partner selectionand contract negotiation - Complete key project planning deliverables including schedule, budget,decision, and risk register - Lead and coordinate a team of SME's, technical experts, and project resourceslike Business/System Analysts, Testers, Developers,Trainers, to deliver the project - Collaboratively engage with theproject and vendor teams and business stakeholders -Confidently work with agile teams and integrated, spatial and cloud systems. What's in it for you This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced project manager to maketheir mark, working on essential utilities projects and systems, withinternationally recognized vendors. You will receive benefits like:- Rewarding remuneration package and a range of retail discounts through the Boostemployee benefits programme - Growth opportunity to learn new technology and work on your professionaldevelopment with a large organisation - An in-house well-being programme – a Peer Support Network, Kaitaiaki, Group discountedmedical insurance with Southern Cross and EAP Services - A friendly workplace where peopleare valued and appreciated- Discountedgym membership - Possibility for Hybrid work arrangement ( to discuss further at interview)Our strength is in ourpeople, with a high standard of support, respect and work and invest heavily inboth our staff and community. You will be joining a diverse and inclusiveworkforce focussed on safety and excellence, with opportunity to develop yourcareer.Aboutyou To be successful in this role, it is essential to have proven experience in Assetmanagement systems implementation, Maximo or similar and preferably within the utilities industry.You'll be someone with an understanding of how to deliver projects and wouldcome with previous project management and reporting knowledge. We're looking for anindividual who can demonstrate the following: - Ability to buildtrust and maintain strong collaborative working relationships - Exceptional influencing and change management capability- Excellent communication ( written and verbal),presentation, and interpersonal skills to negotiate with diverse stakeholders in a multicultural environment - A proactive approach,tackling challenges head-on and seeking solutions - GIS and Infrastructure/engineering/electricity industry experience isadvantageous - Financial literacy and ability to writereports -Enjoy working in team environments, yet able to work self-directed- Strong computer skills,with proficiency in MS Excel and Project - Ability to prioritize, plan and organize workloadAboutus Northpower is a New Zealand owned electricity and fibre network provider forWhangarei and Kaipara, with more than 60,000 connected customers.We are one of the largest multi-utility contractors in New Zealand, servicingthe needs of clients in transmission, distribution, generation, and commercialsectors. With over 1,300 staff working together across 14 locations to keep the power onand the lights going for our customers, we pride ourselves on our excellenceand innovation, providing commercially viable solutions for electrical andtelecommunication design, construction, and maintenance requirements.Getin touch! We'd love to hear from you if you're looking for a pivotal& career defining role within a growing team and feel inspired to lead a challengingproject! Direct your profile to ourcareer's website and search for #Req 1149.Suitableapplicants will be interviewed whilst the advertisement is open. Send in yourinterest early!Unfortunately,applications from those without the right to work in New Zealand cannot beconsidered.Northpowerhas an in-house recruitment team who manage recruitment for all our vacancies. If you're interested in a role with us, we would encourage you to applydirectly online to us, as we don't accept candidates via agency (unless therole is advertised by the agency at our request).

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Project manager

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