Programme Manager (Fixed Term)

Contract type: Contract
Location: Wellington
Specialisation: PMO & Project Services
Date: 2021-05-31
Salary: NZD150000 - NZD1800000 per annum
Reference: JO-2106-15767
Contact name: Frances Poynder
Contact email:

Job description

Large data & analytics programme
Looking for Programme Managers with strong experience in data & Analytics or technical 
Work for an organisation looking to achieve a sustainable and prosperous future


Large government organisation serving over a million people nationwide. Employing thousands of kiwi's across the country, they are committed to achieving a sustainable and prosperous future for all New Zealanders.  


Recruit I.T. have an exciting opportunity for a Programme Manager with a proven track record in the data & analytics space. You will have worked across large scale analytics platforms, established new delivery teams and have successfully driven strategy around data and analytics. Operating within a well-establish team, this is a high-profile role in charge of a highly visible programme that is crucial to the organisations wider strategy.


  • Evaluate and select a technology solution, manage a complex internal stakeholder group, and drive successful implementation.
  • Establishing a new delivery team, developing a programme strategy for the following 12 months, and establish overall governance structures.
  • Manage a complex, multi-vendor environment with a range of technology programs that require comprehensive data and analytics knowledge.


  • A proven track record of delivery across the data and analytics space within the public or private sector.
  • Prior experience leading a project/programme to implement data warehouse solutions & business intelligence architecture is a must-have.
  • You will have the ability to carefully navigate organisational change management within a large government agency. The ability to openly discuss examples of adoption strategies and how you overcame resistance to change will be crucial.
  • Experience managing multiple vendors in complex and challenging environments. You can point to specific examples where you have successfully navigated difficult environments to ensure delivery was made on time.
  • Exposure to Agile delivery environments
  • Any experience utilising cloud technology and solutions such as AWS or Azure is also beneficial.

 Please note that this is a 1-3 year Fixed Term Contract


This organisation is committed to ensuring a healthy work-life balance and are offering a fantastic rate that reflects that upcoming complexity and challenges of the programme.


Please apply online if you are interested in this role or contact Margot on 027 828 6070 for a confidential discussion


Frances Poynder
Frances Poynder

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