8 Nov 2018

Full-Time Programme Manager for Data Science and ICT

The University of Auckland – Te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki Makaurau – Posted by University of AucklandAuckland, Auckland, New Zealand

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Auckland University

Job Description

Department of Statistics – Faculty of Science

Data Science & ICT Programme Manager

The Faculty of Science at the University of Auckland is the largest and most highly ranked science faculty in New Zealand. The Faculty of Science is ranked among the 90 science facilities worldwide by the QS World University Rankings. The 10 departments and schools that form the Faculty of Science represent the breadth and diversity of science in our modern world. This diversity and depth ensue word-class research leadership and societal impact on our local and international communities.

The Faculty of Science is looking to appoint a Programme Manager to drive the operational planning for the implementation of its Data Science & ICT post graduate programme.  Data Science  is a rapidly growing field of study for students at the University of Auckland.  As a result, the successful applicant will be supporting the Faculty to ensure effective delivery and implementation of the programme, alongside the provision of student support mechanisms particularly focusing on international students.  This is a new, exciting role which will provide plenty of opportunity to work alongside academic staff and professional functions across the University.

Skills and Experience

  • Project management experience including implementation of business plans
  • Effective at building relationships and managing a wide range of stakeholders
  • A strong financial acumen is essential, and the ability to understand budgets, KPIs and track financial success will be imperative in this role
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing priorities
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study or experience working in a tertiary environment is highly advantageous.


The University of Auckland (42,000 students) is New Zealand’s leading university and maintains significant computational, laboratory and analytic facilities. Auckland itself is frequently rated as one of the world’s most liveable cities.

The University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through:

  • Flexible employment practices
  • Career development programmes
  • A competitive salary with five weeks’ annual leave
  • Company superannuation scheme, discounted car parking, a generous parental leave allowance, childcare and a number of other discounts on internal and external services.

For more information please visit Staff Benefits.

How to apply

Inquiries may be made to Linda Thompson l.thompson@auckland.ac.nz

Please note we are happy to answer your questions but we do not accept applications by email.

Applications must be submitted online, by the closing date of Sunday 2nd December to be considered. Please include your cover letter and CV combined as one document.

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment.  For further information on services for Māori, Pacific, women, LGBTI, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other equity issues go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz

How to Apply

In order to apply you will first need to register with the University by completing an online user profile via their website. APPLY NOW by clicking HERE to register with the University's website.  Search by the Job ID number: 20253. Please combine your cover letter and CV as one document when submitting your application. To successfully download the full Job Description you should ensure you have pop-up blocker disabled and file downloads enabled (in Internet Explorer enabling file downloads is done by navigating to Tools > Internet Options > Security > Custom Level and select radio button to enable File Downloads). If you are experiencing difficulty in any aspect of the application process or if you do not receive a confirmation email that you have applied for a role, please contact recruitment@auckland.ac.nz or Phone 09 923 1115. Applications close: Sunday 2nd December 2018.

Job Categories: Science / Technology. Job Types: Full-Time.

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