SG Digital Junior Project Manager (6 months contract) in Lower Hutt, New Zealand

  • Work alongside Senior Project Manager to help organise and deliver a major IT software project, in a major software vendor context

  • Build solid and productive relationships with the client

  • Review and monitor progress against the project plan(s) to ensure outputs are delivered to time and quality specifications.

  • Work with the client’s Project Management Office to ensure accurate and timely reporting on project performance.

  • Co-ordinate weekly meetings/conference project update calls with our clients.

  • Escalate any risk to quality, budget or schedule to Senior Project Manager

  • Maintain project plans and reports

  • Contribute to timesheet/invoice/reconciliation cycles to assure they are accurately performed and happen on time

Must have:

  • Strong people management skills – both locally and remote (off shore teams).

  • Highly organised.

  • Attention to detail and quality.

  • Self-starter and a “Can Do” attitude.

  • Highly competent working with PM tools (e.g. Microsoft, Aha!, Smartsheet, JIRA) and document editors (Google Apps/MS Office)

  • Knowledge and experience of Project Management Disciplines (Risk, Issue, Change, Deliverable Management) and Methods

  • Good client facing experience, managing third parties and vendors.

Highly desirable

  • Working in a scaled agile IT environment (Scrummaster qualification a plus)

  • Good knowledge of and interest in web technologies

Why would you enjoy working with us at SG Digital?

  • Competitive benefits, an open and supportive environment as well as a modern and exciting workplace

  • The opportunity to interact with global teams on a regular basis and the possibility to switch teams and projects as you and our business continues to develop and grow

  • Tangible and genuine development - at SG Digital, you can take your career where you want it to go!

  • Exposure to real work, business-critical projects and the chance to develop some of the world’s leading e-commerce sportsbooks whilst working on exciting client projects and interact with lots of code!

And if that’s not enough; you will get to enjoy a stunning work location and flexible working whilst we provide you with the guidance *and *development skills *you need to progress quickly and *enhance your career.