- Newly created position
- Fast-paced, collaborative environment
- Full-time, permanent position based in Petone
The purpose of the position of Practice Excellence Lead is to define what good project and programme management looks like for Wellington Water, and then help us to deliver to that standard. You will improve the maturity of our programme and project management through strong functional leadership, definition of processes and practice excellence, training, rolling out change initiatives and knowledge sharing.
You will act as the subject matter expert; Investigating and defining best practice in programme management, project management & project controls, based on analysis and review of industry standards. You will develop high-level programme and project business process framework.
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Your credentials show that you establish and maintain collaborative working relationships, communicating responsibilities regarding practice excellence frameworks well. You have a significant experience working in an infrastructure-related project management environment, having worked on complex projects and/or programmes, including cross-sector experience.
You hold a tertiary qualification that is relevant, coupled with your experience of taking the lead to demonstrate your best practice approach. You are strategic. That you understand business case and investment drivers. You are skilled with change management initiatives. Your work reflects a continuous improvement philosophy.
About our team
The Programme Practice Team provides a full suite of support functions and delivery processes, policies and procedures to ensure practice excellence for the capital programme.
Their specialist services are delivered internally to programmes and projects including Major Projects, Programme Delivery, Design Team, Network Engineering, Network Management Group and the Customer Operations Group. They also work across our supplier whanau to build consistency and quality of our project delivery.
Wellington Water knows that a great values-driven culture like ours means we can be a trusted advisor to the region’s Councils and deliver great outcomes for our customers. Wellington Water plans and delivers drinking water, wastewater and storm water services from source to sea in partnership with the community, engineering consultants and contractors.
People work at Wellington Water because they want to make a difference. That means you will be helping to look after our most precious assets: water, human health and welfare, and the environment so our communities can prosper.
Why join us
It is an exciting time to be working in the water sector, not only are you at the forefront of looking after our most precious assets: water, human health and welfare and the environment, but proposed changes for the sector is increasing awareness around the importance of managing the three waters and creating new opportunities. Your personal and professional growth will be encouraged, and you will work alongside likeminded people who are passionate about their work and have a strong sense of purpose. If this sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you!
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How to apply
To apply for the role, click on the ”apply” button or visit the Wellington Water Careers site
To apply for this role you must hold the right to work in New Zealand, or be eligible to obtain it – click here to find out more about work visa eligibility and options
For further information, email: JoinUs@wellingtonwater.co.nz
We support being fully vaccinated. Applicants will be required to undergo drug and alcohol testing prior to commencing employment with Wellington Water. You must also be legally entitled to work long-term in New Zealand.