At Enlighten, we live and breathe the web.

Our talented team agree that there’s nothing better than contributing quality content to the online world and bringing people together to share experiences. If you agree with this, then you’ll probably fit in here pretty well.

Project Manager

About us: 

Enlighten Designs is an award-winning creative technical agency and one of Waikato’s largest ICT service providers. Our 23 years in the industry means we’re a mature software development company with a start-up feel that offers exposure to a broad range of clients, technologies and projects. A highly collaborative project management team, we connect to expand our capabilities and ensure each team member has the support they need to master their craft. 

We deliver solutions from the shores of New Zealand to the rest of the world. We know our success is due to our talent and as an organization, we take the responsibility of offering an environment where people can have fun while doing what they love seriously. We connect, collaborate and value relationships. It’s our passion for seeking better ways and new possibilities that inspire our people to continuously learn and grow. 

What we are looking for: 

We believe our best work comes from creative teams and you will be working alongside our Business Analysts, UX consultants and development teams. You will be refining and pioneering unique IP to lead our customers on a road map to success through technology, design and consultation via a human-centred approach. Your work will be imprinted into the DNA of Enlighten Designs and lead the world in new and best practices built by you and your team. As the next addition to our friendly and professional team, you’ll partner with our clients and provide the bridge between businesses and technology to realise solutions that result in real value for our clients. With a learning mindset and a highly collaborative approach, you will effectively manage people, resources, processes, risks, and relationships to deliver technology development projects to meet client outcomes. You will work with Sales on the elaboration and progression of opportunities to become successful business for Enlighten Designs while providing leadership within the delivery team by assisting with the training and development of Project Managers to ensure continued maturity of Enlightens delivery processes. 


What you’ll be doing: 

  • Partnering with sales to scope, quote, and close opportunities 

  • Delivering a seamless project management experience 

  • Driving high value project results through engaging communication 

  • Administration of revenue generation 

  • Leading continuous improvement 


Ideally you will have: 

  • Minimum 5 years previous experience managing and delivering successful projects within medium to enterprise sized organisations. 

  • An understanding of and/or previous experience in the web and software industry. 

  • Experience in leading successful project teams, demonstrable skills in facilitation of project rituals and cadences, and workshops with clients and teams.

  • The ability to work across several projects at the same time. 

  • Be comfortable in a vendor company that bills for its time. 

  • Experience in pre-sales and managing commercials from quote to acceptance. 

  • Experience with Agile methodology. 

  • The ability to be pleasantly assertive with clients and team members/their managers, and our Sales team. 


What’s in it for you?  

  • You will be working with an amazing group of individuals who understand our talent are our most valuable asset.   

  • You will be able to influence and create real change, we love new fresh ideas!  

  • Our culture of collaboration means learning and development is a core value  

  • We value fun and building real relationships, so we are available to connect with one another with daily hacky, regular team lunches, monthly back rubs. We even have a soccer club! Plus, we love celebrating and every team member gets a birthday cake!  

  • The team is Hamilton based, but we offer flexible working 


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At Enlighten we believe in equal opportunities for all and offer an inclusive team culture with flexible working arrangements. Our talented team agree that there’s nothing better than contributing quality content to the digital world and bringing people together to share experiences. If you agree with this, then you’ll probably fit in here pretty well!  

If the story of this role inspires your curiosity, connects to your strengths and fuels your motivation to be part of an extraordinary workplace, then send your CV to today!   


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