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 Tamaki Paenga Hira: Tui tui hono tangata, whenua me te moana. 

Ko Tamaki Paenga Hira, hewaengarahi ake, he ngakau mahaki mo te kaitiakitanga taonga pu korero, pakiwaitara, korero tipua ano hoki mai i nga kai para korero.

Auckland Museum is a much-loved organisation at the centre of Auckland’s identity, committed to developing and sharing engaging content through its galleries, exhibitions, events and educational programmes.

The Digital Asset Management project forms part of the Visitor Experience Programme within the ICT Roadmap. It has been prioritised as foundational to the Museum’s content management aspirations especially online and in galleries.

DAMS is key to the fulfilment of The Museum’s Five Year Priorities to:

  • Reach out to more people
  • Transform our building and collections
  • Lead a digital museum revolution
  • Engage every schoolchild.

To implement Phase 2 of the Project, ensuring an operationally sound, tested and robust DAMS solution that will be rolled out to remaining Collections Teams and primarily focused on making the DAMS solution meet the needs of non-Collection, mostly creative teams, the Museum will be employing an ICT Project Manager DAMS on a fulltime but fixed term basis. This will require ensuring:

  • DAMS supports the creative work practices and tools used by the Museum’s in-house creative teams.
  • automated compliance with 3rd party commercial licensing requirements for externally sourced digital assets (e.g. rights management and sun-setting together with system workflow).
  • assets housed within DAMS are in a state of readiness for the subsequent implementation of digital preservation functionality and storage.

To be successful in this fixed term role, you will have proven experience in successfully fulfilling the following key project management tasks and responsibilities:

  • You will have extensive experience and proven ability in project management, vendor management and relationship management, applicable to third party vendors all staff and key internal stakeholders at all levels.
  • You will be able to provide evidence of 10-15 years of project delivery working across differing types of projects with the last few years being focused on delivery of complex business change.
  • You will offer strong analytical skills and be able to comprehend technical discussion as well as interpret relevant legislation such as the Copyright Act.
  • It is highly desirable that you have completed formal Project Management training such as PRINCE 2.
  • Behave Ethically: Understand ethical behaviour and business practices, and ensure that own behaviour and the behaviour of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the Museum, including its commitment to the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
  • Communicate Effectively: Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques tailored to specific audiences.
  • Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make timely decisions that ensure the project meets agreed outcomes and timeframes.
  • Make Decisions: Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the Museum.
  • Organise: Set priorities, develop a work schedule and monitor and report on progress towards goals.
  • Health and Safety: Ensure a healthy and safe work environment by understand health and safety responsibilities according to health and safety legislation.

You must be eligible to currently work in New Zealand to apply for this fixed term position.

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to be part of a fabulous New Zealand organisation committed to telling our national and Auckland stories and reflecting our unique place in the South Pacific .

To apply for this job, please apply online or go to our job site and enter the job code 12070.