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• Work for a leading SaaS provider
• Permanent, Full Time, Competitive salary, Hybrid work
• Lead a team of Project Managers

Company Overview:

Based in Napier, this business is a leading SaaS solutions provider to more than 600 public sector and social service businesses across NZ, Australia and the US. They are rapidly growing and find success in empowering businesses to achieve their strategic objectives efficiently and effectively by streamlining processes, optimizing resources, and delivering exceptional outcomes.

About the Role:

This brand new role is pivotal in overseeing the Project Management Office (PMO) function and leading a team of Project Managers. In this role, you will closely work with the Sales team and the wider Operations team.

The PMO Lead will play a crucial role in managing the day-to-day activities in the PMO function, providing guidance and ensuring project and programme delivery success.

This role requires a strong financial acumen, understanding of... financial principles and metrics, including ROI analysis, to effectively manage project budgets and resources.

In this role, you will also play a key role in overseeing approved projects, stakeholder engagement frameworks, project performance, project and portfolio reporting, pipeline planning, benefits tracking, dependency, risk and issue management and undertaking post project reviews with a view to continuous improvement.

Key Responsibilities:
• PMO Leadership: Provide strategic direction and leadership to the PMO team, ensuring alignment with organizational goals and objectives.
• Financial Acumen: Provide strategic financial guidance, conduct thorough ROI analysis to assess the financial viability of projects and make informed decisions, implement robust financial controls to mitigate financial risks to ensure transparency and accountability.
• Team Management: Lead, mentor, and develop a team of Project Managers through the Project Management lifecycle.
• Project Oversight: Oversee the delivery of projects, ensuring they are completed on time, within budget, and to the required quality standards.
• Stakeholder Engagement: Build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders across NZ and OZ, ensuring clear communication and alignment throughout the project lifecycle.
• Risk Management: Identify, assess, and mitigate project risks, proactively addressing challenges and obstacles to ensure successful project outcomes.
• Process Improvement: Drive continuous improvement initiatives within the PMO, optimizing processes and methodologies to enhance efficiency and effectiveness. Advise on tailoring the delivery framework to achieve an appropriate project or programme structure.
• Reporting and Analysis: Prepare and present regular reports on project status, performance metrics, and key milestones to senior management and key stakeholders.

• You will need to be based in Napier or, happy to relocate to Napier.
• Highly experienced in similar project management/PMO leadership roles in project delivery environments ideally within the SaaS, PaaS or other tech sector.
• Strong financial acumen and experience overseeing project budgets and ROI analysis.
• Strong team leadership and management skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate others.
• Exceptional communication and stakeholder management skills, able to engage successfully and credibly at multiple organisational levels.
• Solid understanding of project management methodologies, tools, and best practices.
• PMI or PRINCE2 or PMP certification preferred.

What’s in it for you:
• Strong opportunities for growth and development within the management space.
• Collaborative and inclusive work environment with a focus on innovation and excellence.
• Competitive salary and benefits, including a hybrid working arrangement.
• Opportunity for professional growth and development within a supportive team.

If this position sounds like the right opportunity for you then click the Apply button to submit your application and be part of an exciting journey!

You can reach out to Vinnie Angadi on [email protected] for a confidential conversation. Please note we are happy to answer your questions, but we do not accept applications by email. You need to have valid NZ work rights, Residency or Citizenship to be considered for this role.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


Project Management, Leadership, Management

• PMI or PRINCE2 or PMP or
• similar certification preferred.


Bachelor Degree
Napier New Zealand


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