Project Manager

Applications closing on 05 December 2021, 09:00 PM


  • Shape the future of Upper Hutt
  • Deliver tangible outcomes
  • Work as part of a dedicated team

Our city is one of a kind.  Upper Hutt is recognised as a great place for families and for people who enjoy the best of the outdoors. The team at Upper Hutt City Council work together to enhance the quality of life in Upper Hutt by providing leadership, support and services to our community.

Upper Hutt City Council is undergoing some exciting changes, and critical to these is the successful delivery of Council’s ambitious capital works programme in an efficient and effective manner.  We are looking for an experienced and energetic Project Manager to join the team and help manage a range of capital works across our property, transport and recreation activities.

Reporting to the Assets and Programme Manager you will use best practice management principles to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget and with safety in mind.  To succeed in this role you will be flexible, enjoy a diverse work load and thrive on applying your initiative and drive to achieve excellent results cross all aspects of managing your allocated projects.

You will be someone who has previously worked in infrastructure project management and is competent in applying professional project management methodologies and practices. 

Key responsibilities in this role include: 

  • Responsibility for scoping, documenting and managing projects from conception to completion;
  • Following and championing best practice and continuous improvement
  • Maintaining project schedules and reporting requirements;
  • Effective management of project risk
  • Excellent stakeholder relationship management, communication skills and a customer focus

If you find this challenge exciting then please apply using the link above. 

This Project Manager role is a permanent, full time position. Applications close at 9pm on Sunday 5th December 2021. 

All applications must include a cover letter, CV and a completed Upper Hutt City Council application form (you can complete this online).

It is important for applicants to know that Upper Hutt City Council is currently undergoing a health and safety risk assessment to determine the risks of COVID-19 in our workplace and whether vaccinations are inherent to ensuring the health and safety of our team and customers. This role is subject to the risk assessment and depending on the outcome, may need to be completed by a fully vaccinated individual. We will update all shortlisted candidates as soon as this information is available.