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Construction Manager


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Source: uWorkin


angle-right Job no: 580122
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Nelson
Categories: Management, Project Management, Construction

Downer has been designing, building and sustaining New Zealand's infrastructure for over a century and is a leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand.

With over 12,000 employees in New Zealand, we work alongside some of New Zealand's biggest businesses, councils and government agencies.

Sunny Nelson is the place to be with our exciting opportunity to lead our high performing team as Construction Manager. This is a role where you will live and breathe collaboration and the mantra "one team one dream". Bring your strong civil construction and leadership experience to the fore and make this role your own.

Your local team have a great forward workload of directly procured projects, with both NCC and TDC including water treatment plants, complex stream resilience upgrades and many other exciting projects to keep you and the team busy.

About the role
In this key leadership role, and as part of our Transport Services team, you'll be alongside the Regional Manager in setting and executing our strategy. You will be responsible for development and delivery of the long term construction strategy with sustainable growth and excellence in delivery paramount to all decision making.

Your focus will be to promote and drive:

  • Our strategic business development for the Nelson Construction team
  • Construction best practice across the region
  • Development of construction capability within the Contract Managers and Project Engineers
  • A more risk management approach to the delivery of the consolidated regional programme

About You
As an experienced Construction or Project Manager, you'll bring with you a proven record of putting people first through providing decisive and inclusive leadership to your teams and the wider business. You'll also have:
  • Strategic planning skills, focused on delivering BAU with excellence whilst growing our market
  • Strong communication skills including the ability to build and maintain relationships
  • Demonstrated capability in regards to financial and performance management
  • Extensive construction experience in delivering contracts including demonstrated capability in commercial acumen, project controls, programme management and resource planning.

A role with us can enable you to develop and enhance your skills and experience. This is a great opportunity for you to join our diverse and inclusive culture and be part of a great team thriving in a collaborative fast-paced environment. We will reward you with a competitive remuneration package, flexible working arrangements, great training and ongoing development, and the opportunity to advance your career within our organisation.

If this role appeals to you and you tick most of the criteria above, then don't delay, we'd love to hear from you today! Apply via www.downercareers.co.nz and enter reference number 580122

Downer NZ is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture.

Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test and medical.

Due to the fast-paced nature of Downer, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change, so don't delay and make sure you apply as soon as possible.

Advertised: 10 May 2021 New Zealand Standard Time
Applications close: 06 Jun 2021 New Zealand Standard Time