Senior Project Manager

At Vodafone we care about your internal mobility journey. We will stretch you, challenge you and give you the opportunities you have been seeking to expand your career. You will engage in experiences that you wouldn’t get anywhere else, get exposure to cool technology, and opportunities for learning beyond Aotearoa.
Our Security Practice is on the cutting edge of technology, we are changing the technical landscape of New Zealand.  We are proud to be protecting businesses through security technologies and partnerships to be Ready to take on complex solutions and achieve huge millstones. This is only made possible by our diverse team of experts that understand the technical and commercial environment our customers operate in and will operate in, in the future.
This exciting opportunity will see you responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of large and/or complex projects and sub-programmes within a Programme and/or portfolio ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments and goals. You will take an active role in establishing Project Management best practice and continuous improvement of PM tools, processes and methodologies.
What will I be doing?

  • Delivery of projects within quality, time, budget and scope agreed.
  • Leadership & Guidance of Projects and Project Teams.
  • Develop strong relationships, build knowledge and trust.
  • Manage Change, Risks and Issues to agreed standards.
  • Vendor / Commercial Management to agreed Vodafone standards.
  • Support the wider Project Management standards delivering to agreed PM KPIs and assisting with continuous improvement of PM tools, processes & methodologies.
  • Responsible for quality of end to end delivery—taking a project from an agreed concept through to successfully embedding the desired customer or organisational change—people, process and technology.  
  • Manage project implementations / deployments – including after-hours changes, when required.
  • Develop Resource Plans by utilising the central resource pools and ensuring Resource Forecasts are up to date.
  • Manage all aspects of standard project reporting on time and accurately reflecting project status.

What will I bring?

  • Significant experience as a PM within the ICT sector with demonstrable Security and Privacy exposure.
  • Proven track record in the delivery of multiple large scale customer facing projects in the telecommunications environment.
  • Experience of interpreting business plans and business drivers into project based delivery models.
  • Widespread knowledge of core information technology, such as network, server, application development and databases.
  • Advanced professional knowledge of project management methodologies, frameworks, processes and tools.
  • Proven experience with strong stakeholder management or customer engagement.
  • Relevant experience of managing Vendor / Commercial Relationships and negotiating statements of work (SOW).

With Vodafone, your unique talents and experience will help us deliver an unmatched experience to our customers and the communities we serve. In return you’ll enjoy equal opportunities in an inclusive and flexible working environment, in a diverse team of extraordinary people, while you’re growing your career here in Aotearoa, or globally.


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