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Junior Project Manager


Facilities & Property

Based in Dunedin Hospital, covering the Otago Region

Salary Band – $70k-$78k


  • Manage a variety of construction projects
  • End to end involvement from business case, concept design, through construction and handover
  • Permanent, fulltime position (40 hours per week)


There’s a lot going on in health, with the creation of a new national agency; Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand and the building of the New Dunedin Hospital, now is the perfect time to grow your project skills and build your project management career, by helping us look after the health and wellbeing of our community.


Mō te tūranga | About the role

Our Facilities & Property team have a fantastic opportunity for a Junior Project Manager to join the team at Dunedin Hospital and help manage construction projects, from renovation/refurbishment/relocation projects, to building new theatres and installing new technology and cutting edge medical equipment, as well as energy reduction/decarbonisation projects as we move towards a carbon zero future. 


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Mōu ake | About you

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Some experience in construction projects
  • A relevant qualification in an Engineering, Project Management or Construction Management field
  • Great communication skills and the ability to engage with multiple stakeholders
  • Knowledge of the healthcare environment would be a big help
  • Most importantly, a positive, can-do attitude and desire to help people


Painga | Benefits

  • Monday to Friday, 8 hours a day, 40 hours a week
  • A supportive environment with an emphasis on career development
  • Being part of a team that helps save lives


Mō mātou | About us

Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. We take pride in all the services we provide, and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.


Utu whānui | Salary range

This role falls between $70,439 and $78,266 p.a depending on the candidate’s skills and experience.


Rā mōnehu | Closing Date:  Thursday, 2 February 2023

Due to the fast-paced nature of what we do, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don’t delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.


Tono ināianei | Apply now

We are open to accepting international candidates, please refer to the Immigration New Zealand website to assess your eligibility to obtain a visa and for more information. Please note, we are an accredited employer with Immigration New Zealand, however we are unable to provide eligibility advice.


We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website:


If you currently work for Te Whatu Ora- Health New Zealand - Southern , please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here:  Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors


For further information regarding the position, please contact Hannah Friedrich, Recruitment Advisor. All conversations will be confidential in nature


Pre-Employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to:

  • Occupational Health Assessment
  • Police Vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
  • Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)
  • New employees of Te Whatu Ora Southern will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which includes two doses and a booster dose of an approved vaccine. If you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine or booster for any reason, please indicate this in your cover letter so we can discuss this with you further and establish if you meet any criteria for an exemption.


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