Policy Project Manager

Job Title: Policy Project Manager
Contract Type: Contracting Solutions
Location: Wellington
Contact Details: Kathy Claridge
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Job Published: 26 days ago

We have a current contracting opportunity to project manage a significant strategic Review.

The contractor must have BOTH project management and policy leadership capabilities. We also require good relationship management skills and a skilled writer for this PM role in a policy environment.

The work is into the delivery phase of advice to Ministers. Policy work is being undertaken simultaneously to complete the advice to be provided in this area. 

The project manager will be responsible for the day to day management of the various work streams underway and tracking progress.

In addition, the PM will be responsible for:

  • Budget management,
  • Regular reporting,
  • Coordinating the review Steering Group, preparation of  Agenda and Materials,
  • Coorindating the cross-agency working group to support the work and Steering Group,
  • Coordinating internal stakeholders involved in the various work streams, and
  • Working on any resourcing issues that arise.

The policy project manager will also take a lead role to support a graduate advisor and partner agencies.

Applications for this position have now closed but to apply for similar jobs please send APPLY NOW to send a copy of your CV and cover letter.  All applications will be acknowledged electronically. 

Only people with the right to work in New Zealand may apply for this position. For advice on obtaining a New Zealand work or residence visa visit

Kathy Claridge and Bilge MacPhee are Beyond Recruitment’s Policy and Government Team.