Senior Project Manager - Infrastructure Projects South (Christchurch)

Location:Canterbury
Job Type:Full Time

Downer New Zealand are involved in some of the most challenging and demanding projects across New Zealand we want to hear from an experienced Senior Project Manager who is interested in joining our team.

About the role:

As Senior Project Manager within the Infrastructure Projects South team based in Christchurch, occasional travel from your base will be required to cover our South Island wide workload, so flexibility is a must. Along with this you will provide leadership and direction across the project teams which include Engineers, Superintendents, Forepersons, Administration and Sub-contracting staff, providing the link between the frontline workforce, our customers and the communities we live in.

Day to day you will be involved in:

  • Managing resources including staff, plant, suppliers, subcontractors and materials
  • Supporting and mentoring the project team
  • Delivery of Projects in alignment with Downers’ delivery methodology
  • Ensuring commitment to zero harm, HSE and environmental compliance
  • Managing project budgets and financial project reporting
  • Ensuring programme and quality objectives are obtained
  • Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with staff and customers

About you:

  • Ideally a tertiary qualified engineer with experience in structures
  • Proven track record delivering projects safely, on time and with budget
  • Solid leadership and communication skills
  • Experience managing relationships with suppliers, customers and teams
  • Sound financial and administration abilities
  • High degree of emotional intelligence
  • Ability to identify and manage project risk

In return we offer:

  • In return, you can expect to be part of a top performing team, in a high profile company.
  • A jam-packed project pipeline and a commitment to enhancing your skills and growing your career.
  • Working within an organisation where health and safety is our highest priority

This is a great opportunity to establish your career with a successful and innovative team, so don't miss out – apply online today by visiting www.downercareers.co.nz and searching using the reference number 567878.

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