Job Description for a Project Manager to merge BioGro Society with the Soil & Health Association of New Zealand
Manager of the project to merge BioGro Society with the Soil & Health Association of NZ
The Chairs of BioGro Society and Soil and Health Assoc of NZ
BioGro Society Council, Soil & Health National Council,
Nominated staff from both organizations,
May be located anywhere in NZ but preference may be given to applicants residing in a main centre.
April 2015 until July 2016
Responsible for the overall coordination, implementation and completion of all elements required to complete a legal merge of two NGOs, namely BioGro Society with Soil & Health Association of NZ, consistent with the requirements of both BioGro Society Council and the Soil and Health Association NZ National Council.
Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities
Lead the planning and implementation of the project being mindful of existing progress
Define project tasks and resource requirements
Develop full scale project plans
Assemble and coordinate additional project personnel if necessary. This may Include staff or councillors from both organisations and additional expertise from outside the organisations
Manage project budget
Manage project resource allocation
Plan and schedule project timelines
Track project deliverables using appropriate tools
Provide direction and support to project team
Constantly monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders
Manage correspondence from memberships
Education and Experience
Qualification in project management or equivalent
Proven work experience in project management of one year or more
Proven experience in people management
Proven experience in strategic planning
Proven experience in risk management
Proven experience in change management
An understanding of NGOs
Knowledge of the process to merge two NGOs
Critical thinking and problem solving skills
Planning and organizing
Communication skills ranging from personal to use of media
Influencing and leading
Key Performance Indicators
Complete a plan and budget for merging at AGM 2016 by 1st June 2015
Communicating with members and stakeholders -complete an agreed on initial phase by AGM 2015.
Completion of an understanding of the legal steps required to complete this merge by AGM 2015.
Progress will be reviewed 3 monthly.
Remuneration and hours of work
The contractor has flexibility in when time is spent on this contract.
The contract will be from 1st May 2015 until the 1st July.
It is expected that the contractor will complete 520 hrs.
Total remuneration is $15,600 excluding GST.
Reasonable expenses will be reimbursed and will be negotiated prior to the contract beginning.
The Contractor will supply invoices monthly.
If you believe you would be a good fit for this position, please email with “Applicant Merger project manager” in subject line to: firstname.lastname@example.org and cc (copy to) Dennis Enright at email@example.com . Please including your CV.