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Contract Manager - Road Services

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Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Nelson
Categories: Maintenance, Project Management, Civil Engineering

Downer has been designing, building and sustaining New Zealand’s infrastructure for over a century and is a leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand.

With over 12,000 employees in New Zealand, we work alongside some of New Zealand’s biggest businesses, councils and government agencies.

We are looking for an up and coming Contract Manager to join our team in Nelson. We’re all about growth and development and this perfect opportunity has come up to manage all surfacing, temporary traffic management, and even some minor construction works across the region! You will work with our Maintenance Manager to be mentored and developed and ensure the optimisation of resource, and achieve growing the business into a solid part of our Nelson/Tasman Region.  This is a great role for a driven individual looking to make their mark!

Maybe you are looking for your next challenge or you are a seasoned Manager looking for change? Either way you will be passionate about contracting, in particular Construction, actively seek continuous improvement, and be an inspirational leader. 

About the role
As a Contract Manager, your key responsibilities managing the delivery of all physical aspects of  physical works activities, as well as monitoring the your work crews and making sure we are delivering in full, on time and within budget.

You’ll also

  • Ensure the health and safety of your teams and members of the public, making sure everyone gets home safe at the end of the day
  • Assist in the scoping of and consultation associated with variation works
  • Develop and implement the surface treatment programming (crack sealing, water cutting)
  • Complete quality control and TTM audits
  • Directing and leading Supervisors and their teams as well as sub-contractors
  • Developing and fostering strong relationships with our client, subcontractors and suppliers

About you
You’ll have a knack for creating and delivering a strong customer focus culture, and a collaborative approach to develop client relationships. In your tool kit you’ll also need:

  • Proven track record in developing a culture that supports Health and Safety management, encouraging and rewarding excellence.
  • Proven successful Contract Management experience ideally within Road Maintenance, Construction or 3Waters/Utilities
  • Tertiary qualification, preferably in Business Management or Civil Engineering

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! Visit entering 569625 into the keyword search.

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.


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Applications close: New Zealand Standard Time

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