Senior Project Manager

Last updated 13 days ago
Location:Otago, Southland
Job Type:Full Time

Downer New Zealand is a leading provider of integrated services. Our commitment to building long term relationships and supporting our customers with high calibre services and solutions; the talents of our people; and consistent excellence in operational delivery sets us apart.

One of our businesses - The Roading Company brings strong project and contract management of resources and coordination of all activities on civil construction sites across the Southland area. With a mobile crushing plant operation and projects in roading construction, this is one organisation where no two days are the same!

About the role
In preparation for significant growth, we have an exciting opportunity to join our high performing team as a Senior Project Manager. In this key role, you’ll be alongside the General Manager in delivering on our strategy. You will be responsible for operational delivery of civil infrastructure works within the Central and Southland regions.

Key functions will include:

  • Ensuring our team has an unwavering focus on zero harm
  • Enhancing our strong relationships with our clients and delivering as promised, every time.
  • Growing the team, and the capability of the team by providing clear and positive leadership
  • Ensuring that we deliver projects as expected
  • Work with the General Manager to retain and enhance current business and develop capability to deliver on new business opportunities
  • Lead the associated operational teams in delivering successful outcomes

About You

  • A proven record of putting people first through providing decisive and inclusive leadership to your teams and the wider business
  • Advanced 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.

How to apply

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 and search using job number 574222.

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

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.