Finalists have been announced for 7 awards that recognise and celebrate outstanding achievements in the project management profession for 2017
The purpose of this award is to recognise a Project, Programme or Portfolio Management Office (PMO) that has increased the success of their company’s (or other entity’s) projects/programmes.
- Accident Compensation Corporation
- Foodstuffs North Island
- Safe Roads PMO, New Zealand Transport Agency.
The Public Sector Project of the Year recognises both the success of a project and the project team, for the superior performance and execution of exceptional project management in the Public Sector.
- CERT New Zealand Establishment project, Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
- Makatote Viaduct Life Extension Project, KiwiRail
- Southdown 35/36 Road Upgrade Project, KiwiRail
- TEDxScottBase, Antarctica New Zealand.
The Project of the Year Award recognises the success of a project and the project team, for the superior performance and execution of exceptional project management.
- Electronic Logging Device, EROAD
- Project Benaud - Emerson's Brewery & Taproom, Beca
- Waitaki Hydro Power Station Refurbishment, Meridian Energy.
The Emerging Project Manager of the Year recognises rising talent – those individuals who, despite being in the early stages of their project management careers, are already demonstrating that they can make a difference to the project management profession and the companies, organisations and clients for whom they work.
- Emma Hodgkin, nominated by Selwyn District Council and Health Precinct Advisory Council, Te Papa Hauora
- George Abbott, Fonterra
- Henry Marchant, Beca
- Tyrone Mapp, Ballance.
The purpose of this award is to recognise a project manager for a significant achievement or sustained performance, in the project management of a project or multiple projects where PMBOK® principles have been applied and demonstrated.
- Caroline Rea, Meridian Energy
- Catherine Schollar, 41 South, nominated by KiwiRail
- Cherie Murray, EROAD
- Iain Sutherland, Beca.
The purpose of this award is to recognise an individual who has advanced the concepts, knowledge, and/or practices of project management through professionally conducted and authored project management research.
- Gina Barlow, KPMG
- Fahimeh Zaeri, Auckland University of Technology
- Ronnie Salunga, New Zealand Transport Agency
The purpose of this award is to recognise and honour a PMINZ member who has made a voluntary and significant contribution to the Project Management Institute and the project management profession within the last year.
- Lindsay Addie, South Island Branch (Christchurch)
- Michael Hawker, Central Branch (Manawatu-Whanganui)
- Tania Cotter, Central Branch (Wellington)
Winners will be announced during the Conference Dinner on 21 September. Come and support project excellence!