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Project Managers/Senior Project Managers Auckland

Be part of Auckland’s growth

  • Raising the bar in Project Management

  • Infrastructure and new technology projects

Who we are
Auckland is one of the fastest growing cities in the world.  As New Zealand’s largest electricity distribution network, we need to grow our network to be both resilient and smart, to support our thriving city. With so many critical growth projects happening, the build and reinforcement of our network is critical to ensure we maintain a safe and reliable continuous supply of power.  Added to the challenge is the increase in distributed energy resources such as microgrids, solar PV, electric vehicles, and demand management.

 

With so many critical growth projects happening around our city, we are growing the size of our project management team.  We are looking for project managers with a minimum of 5 years construction, utilities (excluding IT) or industrial based project management delivery experience.

If you want to take a part in helping to build the network infrastructure to support the future of Auckland, then this could be the next opportunity for you.

About the role
The team delivers all approved capital, network and large customer investment projects on Vector’s regulated electricity and gas networks. The purpose of this role is to direct and manage projects through the project lifecycle to meet defined schedule, cost, quality, health and safety, environmental and customer targets. The role will also be the first point of contact for Contractors throughout the life-cycle of a project. Health, Safety, Environment, and Quality (HSEQ) issues will be an utmost priority in this role, as will managing stakeholder expectations. Vector operates in a rapidly transforming sector and the very nature of change means that numerous projects often run simultaneously.

Who we are looking for
We are looking for people who are able to apply structured and robust project management disciplines to deliver projects, and are able to balance their approach with the need to deliver in a pragmatic and timely manner.

You will need to hold a Tertiary qualification in engineering or a related discipline  together with a proficiency in project management disciplines gained through professional project management experience. We are particularly keen to hear from you if you have experience within the electricity industry.

This is a dynamic and challenging role suited to an individual who has a passion to deliver significant impact from the outset.  We are looking for candidates who can show:

·         A successful track record of delivering projects using a recognised method

·         A demonstrable capability to deliver up to 5 – 10 projects in parallel

·         Strong communication and negotiation skills

·         Collaborative relationship and influencing skills

·         Understanding of all aspects of the contracting process, plus good commercial sense.

 A fun and positive working environment is important to us, so you will be able to establish strong working relationships with a wide and diverse range of people. You’ll be a team player, but you also need to be able to use your own initiative and will have the mandate to make decisions.  

What we can offer you…

What we can offer you
We take pride in our vision and values, working together to create a new energy future. 

You'll be joining a dynamic company that provides the ideal career environment for individuals with high calibre experience and skills. You'll be offered a competitive salary, a range of great benefits, and the opportunity to grow your skills and make a real difference in a supportive, high-performing team.

Vector engages a workforce made up of individuals with diverse skills, values, backgrounds and experiences. Vector respects and values people who are different from each other, including gender, ethnicity, disability, age, sexual orientation, race and religion.

We welcome applications from all individuals. If you require assistance or accessibility support from us during the application and selection process, please do not hesitate to call us on 09 978 8367 or email recruitment@vector.co.nz.