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Assistant Contracts Manager

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Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Wellington
Categories: Project Management, Construction, Civil Engineering

As a market leader in infrastructure and engineering services, Downer understands and recognises the contribution employees make to the success of our business.

At Downer NZ we're inspired by challenge and the chance to create a better future. Our people share a passion for excellence and the desire to inspire others.

We’re on the lookout for an Assistant Contract Manager, with a discipline in Quantity Surveying. You will control costs and revenue on several of Downer Wellingtons iconic projects. You will control the financials of these projects, produce positive results by making informed decisions and by using your experience and leadership skills will allow you to stamp your mark with this great career move. Your ability to drive results and your knowledge of the civil infrastructure industry will determine your overall success. 

About the role:

This role will include responsibilities such as:

  • The technical, operational, commercial, performance and people related deliverables associated with contracts.
  • Planning, organising, and directing the Project Managers to ensure Downers opportunities are maximised
  • Ensuring work is completed to a high standard and all targets (productivity, quality and safety) are met
  • Assisting the Contract Manager with project financial reporting.

About you:

  • Experience working within a Construction environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to influence with demonstrated leadership behaviours that empower others
  • Strong problem solving skills & initiative
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • Have knowledge of Quantity Surveying at a junior to intermediate level.

If you are looking to be part of a collaborative team, and an organisation that values people as its number one asset, then apply today! This is a great opportunity to advance your career. Register your interest at reference 545368

All offers are subject to a pre-employment medical and drug test.

Please note, Downer will be shut during the Christmas and New Year period so your application will be processed the week beginning 8 January

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