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We’re hiring! Techweek’19 Project Manager wanted


We’re looking for an experienced project manager with operational experience to manage the delivery of Techweek’19, working alongside a passionate and engaged project team.

About TechWeek

Our vision is for New Zealand to be globally recognised as a beautiful country where world-leading solutions are born.  It’s not just about showcasing leading edge technology, but amplifying brilliant ideas that are solving the biggest global challenges – innovation that’s good for the world


This is the perfect role for someone who:

  • Is passionate about NZ ‘tech’, projects, people and events
  • Wants to be part of a team delivering something awesome for New Zealand
  • Wants the opportunity to showcase their outstanding organisational skills
  • Is proactive, optimistic and energetic.

Techweek ( is delivered by NZTech. The intention behind Techweek is simple – New Zealand’s technology and innovation sectors are growing rapidly, and Techweek fosters that growth by providing the national ecosystem with a week-long opportunity for connection and cross-pollination, and an independent platform through which to amplify New Zealand’s unique and inspiring innovation stories to the world.

Key Responsibilities

The Project Manager is responsible for:

  • Project management – planning, budget tracking, data and reporting, meetings, resource management
  • Operations management – supplier and team contract and relationship management, stakeholder management, procurement processes, board secretariat, workflow tools, systems and processes
  • Other tasks associated with the design and delivery of a major project

Success Factors

We’re looking for someone who can tick the boxes on most of the following:

  • At least three years’ experience in a similar role within the New Zealand technology ecosystem
  • Good knowledge of the tech and entrepreneurial ecosystem in New Zealand
  • Experience in agile project management
  • Experience working with virtual teams
  • Website supplier management
  • Events management experience advantageous
  • Tools: Gsuite, SLACK, Zoho CRM, Silverstripe CMS

The ideal candidate is someone who is:

  • Collaborative in their approach to working
  • Able to manage a complex range of stakeholder relationships
  • An excellent planner with great communications skills
  • Resourceful and a lateral problem solver
  • A self-starter and manager
  • Systematic, organised and process driven
  • Proactive, resourceful and autonomous
  • Able to remain calm under pressure, adapt to change and maintain a professional manner at all times

The small print

  • This is a contract role through to end June 2019, based in Auckland
  • You must have the right to live and work in New Zealand to apply for this job
  • You must be able to travel within New Zealand as required
  • You must be able to attend events and other off-site functions outside of normal business hours, as required
  • You must hold a valid driver’s license

Learn more

The job description for this role is available at:

How to apply

When applying, we’d love you to tell us a bit about yourself, how you match up to the Project Manager characteristics outlined above and what makes you a great person to have around.  Applications close Friday 11th May.  All applications will be treated in full confidence; apply here.

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