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Major Project Delivery Manager

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Major Project Delivery Manager

New Plymouth, Tauranga or Palmerston North

If collaborating with others to deliver a quality project, with great outcomes for customers and key stakeholders then this new role may be your next career move.

Do you get excited about building infrastructure to serve our communities? A new position has been created within our Electricity team to support New Zealand’s emission reduction plans through delivering electrification projects and ensure we are prepared for the future. As a new role, there will be opportunities to lead and influence the way we successfully delivery projects with key focus on our people & culture, our customers and project delivery excellence.

Ko tā mātou mahi - About the role

This role leads a team that has a focus on delivery of major and/ or complex projects efficiently, with operational excellence whilst also identifying potential opportunities for innovation and continuous improvement. Our customers and communities are at the heart of what we do so the role is required to understand and meet customer (internal and external) expectations.

Na tōu rourou  - What you will bring

This role is ideal for a leader with a passion for people, as you will be working with a skilled and dedicated team of project professionals. You may have a background in either project management or infrastructure delivery experience behind you and will be confident in communicating and contributing a positive difference at a senior level. The role is highly collaborative, influencing and impacting stakeholders and communities so you will bring exceptional relationship skills; a quality and continuous improvement lens as well as a drive for successful delivery. As a leader you understand that innovating, learning and improving will ensure we are future focussed.

Skills & Experience which will ensure success

  • Leadership experience leading teams of professionals with a commitment to their individual development, capability and growth
  • A successful track record in delivering results and executing business plans, with solid financial and commercial experience
  • Extensive project skills in management, governance, tracking and reporting
  • An analytical and innovative approach to solutions and decision making
  • Electrical industry experience (ideal but not a must)

What’s in it for you

  • A new and impactful role with opportunities to make a difference
  • An environment where you can thrive – great team culture that prioritises having fun and delivering results
  • Flexibility – we embrace hybrid working
  • All the usual stuff but way better, 4% Kiwisaver, ability to buy extra leave, paid volunteer days, generous parental leave entitlements, free life and medical insurance
  • Flexible location within our network

Applications close: Friday 12 August 2022

Our ability to get the best out of people is what sets Powerco apart. We realise that candidates – especially from underrepresented and neurodiverse backgrounds – often won’t apply for roles unless they meet ALL the criteria. We encourage anyone who shares our passion for connecting communities to apply for any role that aligns to your strengths and interests. We will provide a safe space where you can bring your whole self to work and thrive. 

If you would benefit from support or adjustments in order to participate equitably in the recruitment process, please phone 0800 769372 or email

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Private Bag 2061, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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