Strategic Projects Coordinator
Please Quote Reference Number 77928
  • 18-month fixed term contract
  • A role with variety!
  • Join the team at Venture Timaru

  • Are you a well organised, excellent communicator with a proven record of successful project management?

    An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and proactive individual, in a diverse role, by taking the lead in a variety of strategic projects already initiated or planned to be undertaken.

    This role is an 18-month fixed term contract to administer, facilitate, and progress key projects, namely:
    • Sustainable is Attainable (a collaborative approach to sustainable waste management opportunities involving 20+ of our local food processors and manufacturers)
    • Ageing Workforce Strategy - reignition of this work alongside local organisations and businesses.
    • Local administrator for the update of the District's Economic Development Strategy and the establishment of a new Destination Management Plan.
    • Lead the establishment of a new platform to collate and communicate district specific key data and information across the well-being pillars.
    • Other strategic projects as assigned by the Chief Executive.
    What you will need to succeed:
    • Excellent communication and relationship building skills.
    • Strong organisational, analytical and time management skills with the ability to self-manage and progress the projects agreed work plans to meet the organisation's stated outcomes.
    • An attention to detail, with the proven ability to prepare structured project reports and summaries.
    • A willingness to innovate and adapt as projects evolve.
    • A knowledge of Central Government & Local Government operations and a network of contacts would be an advantage for this role but not essential.
    • Passionate advocate of this great district of ours
    • A sense of fun and a willingness to pitch in, working in a smaller team environment
    • Competent user of standard Microsoft Office suite or related software.
    Please apply now through the online application form.

    Applications close 2nd December.

    Please Quote Reference Number 77928

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