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Project Manager

Advertiser: Vital LimitedMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
11 Aug 2019
Wellington, Wellington Central
Work Type
Full Time
Information & Communication Technology, Programme & Project Management

For over 20 years, Vital (formerly TeamTalk and CityLink) has delivered a wide range of innovative services, transforming the way we do business and enabling critical communications across the country. Vital aims to provide the most connected, seamless, integrated networks and absolute coverage even in the most remote locations.

Reporting through to Head of Delivery, you will be responsible for delivering a variety of customer solutions for the Vital Group. The key to success in this position is to be a great team player, with strong customer facing experience, who is hands-on and works well with others. You’ll need to be systematic, thorough, methodical, pro-active and have the ability to effectively coordinate others to get the job done. Although process orientated, a real sense of urgency and a desire to take ownership of a task and follow it through to completion is essential. The role is extremely varied so the ability to multi-task and prioritise is vital.


  • Take ownership of and actively execute work programmes, within time, scope and budget.
  • Strong ability to accurately price, solution and manage field projects, especially green field site builds, microwave radio links, fibre and fixed networks.
  • Lead reviews of draft documentation of delivery feasibility, scope clarity, and budget reviews, and using experience to apply necessary risk loading for pending business cases.
  • Actively manage, and provide input to, the PMO project portfolio.
  • Project Scheduling – Drive and monitor project schedules, coordinate the necessary resource to ensure tasks are completed on time, and handed over to the Operations teams following established processes and guidelines
  • Customer and Stakeholder communications – providing regular and informative updates to internal and external stakeholders
  • Commercial Management - Scope of Work documentation and liaising with contractors and Engineers to ensure successful completion of tasks
  • Financial control and reporting – Track financial budgets and liaise with contractors and suppliers to ensure quotes, purchase orders, variations and invoices are all managed correctly.
  • Procurement Support - Coordinate the timely and accurate delivery of hardware and materials in conjunction with the supply chain manager.
  • and much more...

Skills and Experience:

  • Demonstrates a breadth and depth of Project Management experience of delivering microwave radio links, fibre and fixed networks projects in a customer environment.
  • Strong ability to accurately price, solution and manage field projects, especially green field site builds, microwave radio links, fibre and fixed networks.
  • Understanding of the principles and frameworks of successful project management from a support perspective.
  • Proven experience in providing service to internal stakeholders to achieve successful project outcomes.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.


  • Hands on Project Management
  • Customer Focus
  • Teamwork
  • Problem Solving
  • Flexibility
  • Ability to be Proactive
  • Composure
  • Planning

If this sounds like you, please submit your cover letter and CV through Seek. 




The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a project manager?
  • Have you completed a Prince2 project management certification?
  • Which of the following PMI certifications have you completed?

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