Nau mai, piki mai ki Tamaki Paenga Hira – Tui tui hono tangata, whenua me te moana. Welcome, come on board at Auckland Museum – connecting people, land and sea.

The Museum is undertaking an exciting and ambitious programme of works including renewal of galleries, improved access throughout the Museum, infrastructure and other improvements.

The Major Works Project Coordinator will support the Head of Major Works and the Chief Operating Officer to manage the delivery of these projects by providing project planning support.

To be successful in this role, you’ll have five year’s project support and co-ordination experience. Your role will be critical to making sure things happen how, and when, they should. You’ll be the one tracking and reporting, preparing project documentation, keeping a record of the project expenditure and ensuring robust cost, risk and resource management processes are in place. Your ability to manage multiple demands concurrently will be something you take pride in.

You’re going to be working with a range of different people across the museum. So, you’ll need to be able to communicate confidently with senior executives and key stakeholders. You’ll be arranging meetings, preparing correspondence, compiling presentations and ensuring everyone is aware of deadlines and deliverables.

Last, but not least, our cultural landscape is really important to us. You’ll have an understanding of the principles and practices of the Treaty of Waitangi. As well as a proactive approach towards, and awareness of, our wide range of cultures and associated protocol and traditions.

This role is a 2 year fixed-term contract aligned with work programme plans. It’s a great time to be joining Auckland Museum and be involved in this significant work within our iconic building. Will you join us?

If you believe you have the skills and experience to thrive in this role, please submit your application before the closing date: 5PM on Sunday, 21s February 2016

You must be eligible to work in New Zealand to apply for this 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 position, please go to the Museum’s website using this link: and search using the job title or please click here or go to our job site and enter the job code 6770MUA.