Hiring: Senior Project Manager, Auckland

Conservation Volunteers New Zealand is a place where you can bring your purpose to life through the work you do, creating a world where people and nature flourish together.

Learn more about what it means to be part of the CVNZ journey by visiting “About us”.

Our employees benefit from:

  •         Hybrid Work Arrangements
  •         Flexible Working Arrangements
  •         Five paid Volunteering days per year
  •         Over 75,000 online courses with our Training Partner
  •         38 hours paid Training & Development per year
  •         Employee Assistance Programme for both employees and their immediate family members
  •         Paid Parental Leave policy
  •         Career Progression Mentoring
Join us!

Conservation Volunteers New Zealand (CVNZ) is a community-based not for profit that is dedicated to the protection and restoration of Te Taiaio (environment) in Aotearoa. 

With offices in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Punakaiki, each year we engage thousands of volunteers on restoration projects across the country.  With the incredible support of volunteers and field staff, to date we have planted more than 1.3 million native trees, cleared 455 hectares of invasive weeds and 120,000 kg of rubbish. That’s not to mention our predator control, species monitoring, the scores of people who have found full time employment through our Conservation Work Skills programme and thousands of volunteers connected to Te Taiao and educated on conservation issues across Aotearoa.

By becoming a member of the CVNZ team, you will be using your passion for conservation to enable this mahi to continue and Papatūānuku to thrive.

Senior Project Manager, Auckland 

The Senior Project Manager is responsible for the management and delivery of Conservation Volunteer New Zealand projects. Although most projects are unique to the region, management of national projects may also be required. This role requires a practical knowledge to successfully deliver environment and community projects.

The Senior Project Manager will work with their manager to construct detailed project plans and budgets, including resourcing, monitoring and stakeholder engagement. The incumbent will have the ability to convey the project requirements to the team with a clear understanding of delivery timeframes and be a strong advocate with stakeholders to drive future investment and participation.

Job Type:           Full Time- Permanent 

Location:           Auckland, New Zealand

Hours:               38 Per Week

Annual Salary: $75,000 p.a.

Essential Qualifications & Experience

  1. Relevant tertiary qualifications
  2. Experience in managing community or environment projects
  3. Experience in managing teams
  4. National Police Check
  5. Valid Full Driver’s License

If not already current, the following qualifications will be required after appointment. 

  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Defensive Driving Certificate
  • Occupational Health and Safety Certificate (Level 3 minimum)
  • Ministry of Justice Check or Working with Vulnerable People Clearance

If this opportunity excites you, click the button below for full position description or to apply.

Applications including resume, cover letter and responses to Key Selection Criteria are to be submitted via the application form below.

CVNZ is a Child Safe Organization and an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Please note there is no formal closing date for this role, if you are interested, we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible

Enquiries can be directed to the HR Coordinator by email [email protected] .