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    Whakahaere Kaupapa /Project Manager

    As a Project Manager, you will work with Māori businesses referred to Height from Te Puni Kōkiri to uplift their business capability and support them with business development before, during and after a tender.

    Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About the role

    As a Project Manager, you will work with Māori businesses referred to Height from Te Puni Kōkiri to uplift their business capability and support them with business development before, during and after a tender.

    The range of services we provide to our Te Puni Kōkiri businesses are listed below. You would provide some of these services yourself and work with the wider Height team to provide other services. You would be the key point of contact and account manager coordinating all services for the businesses you are the named project manager on:

    • Business development skills and systems

    • Market intelligence and client introductions

    • Marketing and communications

    • Graphic design and capability statements

    • Pitching and bid writing

    • Pricing and commercial advice

    • Contract negotiations and advice

    • Contract mobilisation

    • Ongoing contract/ client management

    • Personal business and industry coaching and mentoring.

     

    You will also be part of the team that will support the implementation of social procurement within the wider business, supporting and engaging with Iwi and First Nations communities.

    An understanding of Te Ao Māori, tikanga Māori and Te Reo is beneficial to this role but not essential.

    You will have experience in preparing effective, concise, and compelling content to deadlines. You are also likely to have commercial support in areas such as pricing and contract review.

    Key Accountabilities of the Role

    Strategy

     

    • Assist in the development of strategies to support Māori businesses in winning and being successful in delivering government or equivalent contracts.   

    • Ensure Height’s activities are conducted in an ethical, professional, and appropriate manner, including regard to New Zealand’s diversity and the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi. 

    Planning and coordination

     

    • Support the TPK Programme Manager on managing the pipeline of candidate businesses

    • Project manage each business you are responsible for from onboarding through activities on the action plan (which you will develop), being flexible to changes to the action plan, within budget

    • Manage time to ensure all internal and customer timelines are achieved – communicate with team as needed to prioritise workload.

    • Complete reporting as required.

    Managing businesses

     

    • Research best-practice methods and provide recommendations for improvement. 

    • Provide business development and contract advice to the customer, with the support of others in the Height team as you need

    • Coordinate project inputs including workshop/meeting facilitation, writing, graphics, logistics and production.

    • Coordinate the inputs of different skillsets from across Height and externally

    Financial and Job Management

     

    • Assist with the preparation of proposals and cost estimates for customers for TPK, with the support of the Senior PM and Programme Manager as required.

    • Ensure all project costs and time are captured in Workflow Max (or communicated to the programme manager by the end of each week)

    Client relationship

     

    • Develop and maintain strong ‘trusted advisor’ relationships

    • Net Promoter scoring – coordinate with the team to ensure all NPS (Net Promoter Score) scoring is completed post project and when required.

    • Follow up on any unsatisfactory NPS result.

    Cultural Advice

    • Take a respectful and strengths-based approach to supporting Māori businesses

    • Correct pronunciation of Te Reo Māori

    • Ongoing learning about Te Ao Māori and the history of Aotearoa

    HSEQ

     

    • Follow all Height systems and processes.

    • Identify opportunities to improve systems, processes and work collaboratively with others as needed to review and refine systems

     

     

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    Social and Sustainable Outcomes Senior Project Manager

    The Social and Sustainable Outcomes Senior Project Manager is responsible for assisting with the delivery of social and sustainable solutions for our customers. It encompasses environmental, social, cultural, and economic sustainability.  

    Our customers include: 

    • Large Government organisations who pay for contracts and services 

    • Large and medium-sized businesses who deliver Government contracts, especially in the construction and infrastructure sector  

    • Smaller businesses, including Māori owned firms, looking to tender for larger contracts.   

     

    Social and sustainable outcomes we support include:  

    • Embedding objectives and targets in contracts; tracking and reporting 

    • Advice on delivering social and sustainability initiatives  

    • Research and insights: eg benchmarking and analysis  

    • Facilitation and training 

    • Supporting businesses on business development capability, including prepositioning and tendering, and contract mobilisation and delivery. 

    Ko te kaupapa | About the role 

    In this role, you’ll work with the Social and Sustainable Outcomes Lead and other Height Project Managers on some or all of the above areas. 

    It’s a growing part of the business, with emerging opportunities from both the public and private sector. We will continue to be agile and responsive to these while offering high-quality deliverables and customer satisfaction.  

    The role is critical to the overall success of Height - performance in the role will reflect on the company throughout our client base and wider industry.  

    Key Accountabilities of the Role 

    Strategy

    • Assist with the design and implementation of the business strategy and objectives for the Social and Sustainable Outcomes team, ensuring alignment with short-term and long-term objectives.  

    • Implement the strategic goals and direction of Height.  

    • Ensure Height’s activities are conducted in an ethical, professional and appropriate manner, including regard to New Zealand’s diversity and the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi.  

    Social and Sustainable Outcomes 

    • Research best-practice methods, benchmark competitors and provide recommendations for improvement to gain competitor advantage.   

    • Project – coordinate all aspects assigned by the customer. 

    • Provide business development and contract advisory to the customer as required [particularly for TPK and PBT funded businesses] 

    • Coordinate Height inputs including workshop/meeting facilitation, writing, graphics, logistics and production. 

    • Time management – manage time to ensure all internal and customer timelines are achieved – communicate with team as needed to prioritise workload. 

    Financial and Job Management 

    • Assist with the preparation of proposals and cost estimates for customers  

    • Ensure all project costs and time are captured in Workflow Max  

    • Monitor budgets throughout job, raising any issues with Manager and/or clients as required 

    Customer

    • Develop and maintain strong ‘trusted advisor’ relationships with key clients.   

    • Manage client relationships during jobs and between jobs as needed. 

    • Net Promoter scoring – coordinate with the team to ensure all NPS scoring is completed post project and when required. 

    • Coordinate with the Communications Consultant to follow up on any unsatisfactory NPS result. 

    Technical/ Cultural Advice 

    • Facilitate and assist to develop operational, technical methodologies and solutions to deliver the required contract outcomes. 

    • Challenge customers to be innovative.

    HSEQ

    • Follow all Height systems and processes. 

    • Identify opportunities to improve systems and process and work collaboratively with others as needed to review and refine systems 

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    Project Manager

    In this role, you’d work with the Procurement Lead on all of the above areas – and potentially more as the field changes. 

    It’s a growing part of the business, with emerging opportunities from both the public and private sector. We will continue to be agile and responsive to these while offering high-quality deliverables and customer satisfaction. 

    NGA TAONGA KEI ROTO I TOU KETE MATĀURANGA | WHAT YOU BRING

    We’re looking for someone with: 

    • A minimum of 5 years of Procurement or Technical Project Management experience running complex and successful projects

    • A degree, or equivalent professional experience – we are open to applicants from a diverse range of disciplines such as engineering, procurement, economics, communications

    • Strong relationship management and communications skills - to partner with any of our diverse clients and help them achieve success

    • Background or interest in engineering and or infrastructure would be advantageous but not essential

    • Report and business writing capability

    • Customer focus

    • Alignment with our values

    The role is critical to the overall success of Height - performance in the role will reflect on the company throughout our client base and wider industry. 

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    Senior Procurement Manager

    With experience in complete ownership of complex and high value procurement projects, responsible for end-to-end project management, including achievements of budgets, staff management, and ensuring high quality deliverables and customer satisfaction.

    Working alongside our Procurement Director, you would also be responsible for maintaining and developing a pipeline of upcoming work through established strong relationships with customers, or through seeking new opportunities, as well as by assisting with the design and implementation of the strategic goals of the Procurement Team.

    NGA TAONGA KEI ROTO I TOU KETE MATĀURANGA | WHAT YOU BRING

    We’re looking for someone with: 

    • An alignment with our values

    • Minimum of 5 years as a Procurement Manager and/ or Technical Project Manager running large and successful procurement projects from end to end

    • Superior written skills – the ability to absorb and translate technical concepts or complex information into plain language and turn a small amount of information into a high quality and compelling tender and procurement documentation

    • A degree, or equivalent professional experience – we are open to applicants from a diverse range of disciplines such as engineering, law, economics

    • Strong relationship management and communications skills - to partner with any of our diverse clients and help them achieve success

    • Initiative – someone comfortable working with a high degree of autonomy, in a consultancy capacity, who can pick up work quickly and under pressure

    • Exceptional communication & customer relationship skills – proven stakeholder relationship and influencing skills with experience acting as a trusted advisor for customers. As well as someone with the ability to work well with people right across a business

    • A passion for working with diverse teams to develop winning strategies and proposals that benefit the wider community

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