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Regional Commercial Manager - South (Infrastructure Projects South)

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The Southern Regional Commercial Manager is a key and senior member of the Infrastructure Projects South & North Leadership team and is responsible for the contractual, financial and risk management within the business for the South Island and lower North Island.  

  • Commercial management encompasses all, but not limited to the following:
  • Ensure sound commercial, financial, contractual and business practices are applied to all Infrastructure Projects operations consistent with National policy and business systems
  • Support in undertaking profitable tendering and contracting operations.
  • Contribute to the development and growth of the business and implementation of strategy
  • Contribute to the development and growth of the business and implementation of strategy
  • Ensuring secured work is managed in line with Infrastructure Project business objectives and policies
  • Maximizing sustained business profitability and cash position
  • Ensure stakeholders’ relationships are enhanced and effective.
  • Business risk mitigation
  • Ensure the continuing professional development of all quantity surveyors and estimators
  • Ensure commercial acumen is embedded within the operational businesses

The role, along with the wider team will work seamlessly across the business implementing and facilitating business improvement initiatives. It will work closely with the Infrastructure Projects South and North Leadership Team to deliver longer term outcomes whilst also integrating with operational teams to resolve short term customer issues. It will identify best practice and develop standardised practices that will become common across the Downer NZ business with a strong focus on sustainable business improvement.

Reporting to the National Commercial Manager the role also requires an equally important functional relationship with the General Manager Infrastructure Projects North and General Manager Infrastructure Projects South.

About you:

Suitable applicants for this role will have:

  • Articulate in communicating and understanding project risk
  • A background in the civil infrastructure industry
  • Hold a relevant tertiary qualification
  • Have a minimum of 15 years’ experience in a senior commercial role
  • Clearly demonstrate leadership behaviours that empower others

In return we offer:

  • An outstanding opportunity to work with one of the best contracting companies in New Zealand
  • Become a member of a successful commercial team, providing valuable input at a localised level
  • An opportunity to take your career to the next level

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 and searching using the reference number 562750.

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

Applications close on September 24th, 2019

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