Contracting Capabilities

Northpower provides contracting services across the North Island including engineering, infrastructure management and maintenance and construction.

Senior IT Project Manager

 The role

Reporting to the Manager, Enterprise Technology you will lead and manage IT projects, with a focus on infrastructure and cloud-based services, from initiation to closure, ensuring they are delivered on time, within budget, and to the highest quality standards. You will also:

- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define project requirements, scope, and objectives.

- Effectively plan, execute, and monitor projects.

- Identify and mitigate project risks and issues and implement effective risk management strategies.

- Act as a primary point of contact for project stakeholders, providing regular updates on project status, milestones, and deliverables.

What’s in it for you?

A role with us will enable you to work within a diverse and collaborative team with a very supportive leadership team. Some of the other benefits include:

- Competitive remuneration based on experience and qualification

- Commitment for professional growth and development

- Flexible work options

- Retail discounts via Boost

- Working on multiple projects with plenty of variety

- A tight knit group of team members who support each other’s growth

- In-house wellbeing programme and initiatives including group discounted medical insurance

About you:

You will naturally present with great character and an eagerness to work in a team environment.  This role will work closely with Digital technical teams and requires a good understanding of Digital technology, especially in the Infrastructure space.

You will have:

- at least 5 years’ experience in IT project management with a minimum of two years of experience in IT infrastructure.

- Project Management certification (or equivalent experience)

- Strong knowledge and understanding of cloud-based services

- Significant experience with project management tools

- Proven experience in developing project briefs and justifications.

- Prior experience with developing RFI / RFP documents and running the processes.

- Strong understanding of acceptance criteria and signoff requirements

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders as well as discuss technical requirements with engineers

Get in touch

If you're a dynamic, tech savvy professional seasoned IT project manager with a strong background in IT infrastructure, apply now to join our team as a Senior IT Project Manager! Please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you're the perfect fit for this role. We look forward to hearing from you! Head over to our careers website and search for #Req1316.

About us:

Northpower is an electricity and fibre network provider for Whangārei and Kaipara, with more than 60,000 connected customers.

Northpower is one of the largest multi-utility contractors in New Zealand, servicing the needs of clients in transmission, distribution, generation, fibre, renewables, and commercial sectors. We have a reputation for excellence and innovation, providing commercially viable solutions for electrical and telecommunication design, construction, and maintenance requirements.

 We have over 1,400 staff working together across 14 locations to keep the power on and the lights going for our customers.

Unfortunately applications from international candidates or those without the right to work in New Zealand cannot be considered.

Northpower has 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 apply directly online to us, as we don't accept candidates via agency (unless the role is advertised by the agency at our request).