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Arts & Culture Programme Planner Public Art

Job details

Auckland Council
11 Mar 2019
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Community & Access Arts, Management & Admin


  • Programme management and project management support for arts and culture projects
  • Create and maintain authentic relationships with project managers, contractors and stakeholders
  • Work in a permanent, full time position within an innovative, creative team in central Auckland

He angitūtanga: The opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity to demonstrate your project management experience in support of Auckland Council’s arts and culture work programme.

Working as part of the Arts, Community and Events department you will ensure all requirements for projects are appropriately scoped, planned, costed, and delivered. You will work closely with the Manager Public Art and a range of internal and external stakeholders, operational staff and contractors.

Join the team that drives arts and culture activities across the region. Working with dedicated, like-minded professionals you will demonstrate your programme management abilities and apply project management systems to problem-solve and plan creative projects – ranging from community to regional in scale including cross council family initiatives.

Your experience in planning projects has equipped you with exceptional skills in resource management, procurement, budgeting, communications and collaborative teamwork. The ideal candidate will be skilled in line management.

Although an understanding of the arts and culture sector is useful, it is not necessary or a pre-requisite for this role.

He kōrero mōu: About you

Naturally, you will be experienced project manager, with planning experience and administrative experience. Experience in management of resources for successful delivery, contract negotiation and management and budget management are essential for this role. You will line manage contract project managers and have a collaborative approach to teamwork.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

An exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team who are responsible for integrating arts and culture experiences into the everyday lives of Aucklanders.

An inclusive and supportive working environment where you are encouraged to contribute new thinking and approaches to public participation and community engagement in Arts and Culture.

Tell us why you are interested in this opportunity and apply. Internal candidates, apply internally via Tupu. For more information you can also contact Melissa Richmond (melissa.richmond@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz).

Please apply online through our career site here

Applications close Monday, 11 March 2019.

Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.

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6 Mar 2019