Project Manager

12 month maternity leave contract, starting beginning of December 2020, internal and external project management for successful Kiwi business

  • Category : Marketing / PR / Events
  • Sub Category : Marketing Research
  • Location : Auckland
  • Work Type : Contract or Temp
  • Salary : $
  • 12 month maternity leave contract, immediate start required
  • Work from home
  • $120 - $130k

 

The Business
This business is an established, kiwi owned research consultancy and advisory service.  As a business, they are flexible and ambitious, fast-paced, and changeable based on market needs.  As a small but growing company, they need people who are comfortable working at speed and can adapt on the fly.  Their current Project Manager is going on maternity leave so we're looking for someone who can ideally start at the beginning of December 2020 to fill their shoes.

The Role
Using your strong commercial and organisational skills you will be managing all client workflow from the initial proposal through to assisting on the delivery of all research projects.  This will include the set-up, cost modeling, and defining the scope and delivery.  Using your excellent project management and communication abilities you will be a key point of contact for clients, responsible for ensuring projects are adequately resourced and costed and that key milestones are achieved.  With great stakeholder management abilities, both internally and externally, you will be adept at working with the Head of Research to ensure work quality is second to none and also one step ahead of the client in terms of discussing and negotiating the next steps in the project and relationship.  With a strong project management background, you will be adaptable and be able to switch between managing external projects for clients and internal projects which will include determining resources, priorities, maximising capacity of the team, and managing costs of resources. This role is also responsible for leading a team of 4 people and revenue forecasting from potential sales to actual clients.  

The Experience
You will have previous experience in project management work and a relevant qualification in this space is preferable.  Ideally, you will have experience working in a research agency or consultancy where you have held responsibility for costing and delivering projects and managing the onboarding and setting up of new clients.  In addition, you will have experience working on a variety of different projects ideally with experience working on research or development projects.  You will be able to speak comfortably to your experience managing multiple priorities, being strategic but still hands-on.  You will be comfortable doing the doing behind the scenes, calculating costs, and planning/assigning work to the team.  In addition, you will be comfortable meeting with clients and renegotiating commercial terms.

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To have your details reviewed.  If you have questions prior to applying you can contact Kathryn at Sprout on 027 2744 004.

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