Project Manager

Based in Gisborne

Are you currently residing in the beautiful city of Gisborne or would you like to have a change to the pace of life and relocate to this beautiful part of our country?  This is a fabulous opportunity to join our growing global team from our office in sunny Gisborne.  2020 has been a disorientating, strange year for us all – so now is the chance to end the year on a high note and join a growing New Zealand founded company with a strong track record and an insurgent mission.

Founded in New Zealand, Straker Translations has become a world-leading translation agency – ranked in the top 60 of more than 27,000 global vendors.  We are a dynamic software-driven company that offers high quality and easy to manage multilingual solutions to more than 50,000 customers around the world and in more than 80 languages.   We have a team of 160 employees globally and are now looking to grow our team further.  We believe in identifying talent and providing opportunities for young people entering the workforce.  We provide training and mentoring to give the right individual a kick start into a great career with us.

We are now looking for a Project Manager who has experience managing enterprise-level projects end to end.  We would like someone that has a can-do attitude, strong critical thinking and stakeholder management skills.  We are a growth company that moves with pace so you will need to be ambitious, nimble and able to deliver to a high standard under tight timelines.


  • Own delivery of large scale projects with Enterprise clients
  • Work with in-house technical teams and business stakeholders at all levels in the organisation
  • Timely delivery and management of project plans, status reports and documentation
  • Identify, mitigate and manage change and risk at every stage of the project

To be successful you will need:

  • 3-5 years of experience in managing enterprise-level projects
  • Experience managing ongoing change and risk
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent time management skills
  • Solution and delivery-focused mindset
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to foster strong collaborative relationships
  • Lots of enthusiasm and energy

Please learn more about us on our careers page.

If this role sounds like you – we would love to hear from you now.