Head of Operations

Job Type:Full Time

Downer New Zealand is a market leading organisation that differentiates itself through the quality of its people, through excellence in execution and through forming long standing relationships with our customers. To further develop our strong Utilities business, we have a newly created senior leadership role responsible for leading the field operations for all Telco Mobile/ISP and Engineering Services (ES) nationwide.

As the Head of Operations you will ensure that strong and consistent operational performance is maintained whilst optimising the resource pool. You will manage the contract P/L performance of Mobile/ISP and ES, manage key commercial aspects of relevant contracts - including resource utilisation, cost control and delivering required financial results. You will also support bid teams and execute a robust approach to RFP and contestable bid management processes.

About you:

To be successful in this role you will be passionate about the Utilities industry, be actively seeking continuous improvement, and be an inspirational leader. Needless to say you will be commercially focused and have experience in Financial Management of projects. A relevant tertiary qualification will be highly regarded e.g. engineering, commercial, operations management. Your intellectual horsepower will help you make timely decision making, handle multiple priorities and deal comfortably with concepts and complexities. A high degree of leadership and continuous improvement focus will be needed to challenge the status quo and add value to our business.

In our customer focussed environment we look for a change leader who is able to bring out the best in people, create strong commitment and able to empower others to create results. We expect commitment and clear demonstration of Zero Harm championing our strategies to keep our people and the environments we operate in safe.

This is truly great opportunity to join Downer in a role where you can really add value and create your own footprint. We have a companywide focus on training and development which gives excellent opportunities to enhance your skills and advance your career.

To apply for this role please go to www.downercareers.co.nz and enter reference 567791 .

The successful applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test & 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.