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Project Coordinator - Stimulus and Shovel Ready

(Fixed Term)

Rangiora, New Zealand

Reference: 5641049

  • Do you pride yourself on your organisational skills?
  • Looking for a role where you can have a positive, lasting impact on your community?
  • Do you want to work hard and have fun in a fast paced environment?

The Waimakariri District Council serves a community of over 60,000 that is experiencing rapid growth with a high rate of development accompanied by corresponding demands on administrative functions. The Council is seeking a Project Coordinator to work full time within the Project Delivery Unit, as part of the Shovel Ready Project Team, based in Rangiora.

The successful applicant will be responsible for providing administrative support including files management, filing & record keeping, organising meetings, and taking minutes. Project coordination will be part of your day-to-day responsibilities.

To be successful in this position, you will demonstrate significant experience in a similar role. This role will suit a strong team player who enjoys interacting with a wide range of stakeholders and going the extra mile, but also thrives on accuracy and efficiency of information and processes. We are looking for someone who takes ownership and has exceptional customer service skills with a "can do" attitude. Being able to prioritise workloads and deal with multiple tasks in high-pressure situations is essential.

The rewards for this position include a competitive salary package designed to attract the right person to join our team, great working conditions and a supportive and friendly team environment.

If you have the appropriate skills, experience and attitude to fulfil the requirements of this position, and you want to be on our team, get in touch because we want to hear from you.

For more information on the position contact Harriette Davies, Shovel Ready Programme Manager on 0800 965 468 (0800 WMKGOV).

Applications close - 24 September 2021.

The Council is an equal opportunity employer.

To find out more about working at the Waimakariri District Council check out the following video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mywEJi6JGuw&feature=youtu.


Applications Close: 24 Sep 2021