Field Manager

Last updated 17 days ago
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.

Downer is a significant player in the telecommunications industry within New Zealand. We are growing our business through delivering consistent service, excellence and results and through developing inspirational leadership with our people and customers. We have an exciting opportunity for a Field Manager to join us in our Porirua office where you will be able to help cover the wider Wellington region.

This is a key position requiring the delivery on all contractual obligations and taking responsibility for leading a large, highly skilled and diverse team delivering service to major telecommunication companies. You’ll motivate and engage with your team to generate a productive team atmosphere. There is a strong commercial focus which will see you involved with business planning and reviewing performance to ensure budgets are met, service levels are maintained and that work is delivered efficiently.

To make things happen you’ll:

  • Complete site visits with the technicians,
  • Prioritise day to day operations
  • Delegating field work
  • Work with the Work Management Centre to ensure adequate resources are in place
  • Ensure all work is carried out in accordance with Downer's Zero harm policy and all procedures are followed in a correct and safe manner.

It is highly desirable that you have worked with telecommunication technology, have field experience in service-based industry and will likely hold a Level 3 or 4 NZQA Telecommunication qualification to further support your credibility in the business.

To step into the role and have an impact you will have proven leadership experience and a track record demonstrating leadership behaviours that empower others. In addition, you will have well developed communication skills, a focus on customer service, a reputation for effective client engagement and an ability to influence at all stakeholder levels

You’ll offer a high degree of business acumen, be adept with commercial financial requirements and have a sound understanding of cost management. Your achievements will showcase your ability to plan, lead and organise both people and resources to deliver results. With your solution focused approach you will make sound decisions in a timely manner based on objectives, risks, implications and cost.

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 sounds like the opportunity for you, head to and enter reference number 575062 to apply.

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.

Please note we have an in-house recruitment team that manage all our vacancies. No candidates presented through an agency will be considered for any of our roles advertised, unless previously arranged. We would strongly encourage all candidates interested in these roles, to apply directly online through the portal provided otherwise your application will not be considered.