Graduate Programme Planner

Department:
Development
Work type:
Permanent
Location:
Auckland, New Zealand
Closing date:
31/10/2018 (closed)
  • Creative work spaces to inspire open & collaborative ways of working
  • Enhance your exposure to, and experience in, client facing software delivery programmes
  • Hands-on mentoring and training that encourages you to experiment

Start your career in a high impact role with the opportunity to really make a difference in a leading software development department in Auckland.

 

Your new role

As a Graduate Programme Planner you will have the opportunity to be involved with and influence our global teams across high-profile client implementation projects. You will get hands-on experience in promoting the flow of development work through our engineering department to ensure we are meeting our velocity targets from both an external and internal perspective.

Main activities

  • Maintaining development schedules and forecasting changes in EPM schedules
  • Excel reporting on Microsoft (MS) schedules through cubes and pivot tables
  • Working with global development teams to ensure availability of resources to complete tasks
  • Planning and proactively participating in the sprint planning process
  • Participation in capacity planning and resource management

To be successful in this role candidates will require:

  • You’re an enthusiastic Graduate with a Business or IT degree
  • Your willingness to learn and get your hands dirty will see you rapidly progress within the role
  • A working knowledge of MS Project and MS Excel (PowerPivot and Power Query) is advantageous
  • A basic working knowledge of relational databases and SQL is desirable.
  • You enjoy, and are motivated by, building productive working relationships, collaborating with specialists and developing your industry networks
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Tenacious and outgoing with the confidence to suggest process improvements

 

What we offer you

  • Our Engineering teams (circa 120 in NZ and 500 globally) innovate daily, thrive on delivery, support each other and celebrate successes
  • Hands-on mentorship and training provided by experienced and supportive leaders in the industry
  • A fantastic, fun and friendly culture that embraces diversity
  • Comprehensive benefits scheme with a focus on employee well-being
  • Flexible work-life balance
  • Ongoing opportunities to develop your commercial and technical skills
  • We’re enthusiastic and adventurous with a large global reach; we have employees, offices, and customers across the world utilising our award-winning solutions.
  • Weekly socials enjoyed with foosball and pool tournaments
  • Walk to Takapuna beach on your lunch break, go to the gym, local shops or cafes #LI-PRIORITIES

Apply now

Thank you for your interest in this position, unfortunately the closing date has passed and we are no longer taking applications.