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Road Marking Operations Manager (New Plymouth)

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Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: New Plymouth
Categories: Management, Maintenance

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.

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. 

We are now on the hunt for a Road Marking Operations Manager to lead our Taranaki team based in New Plymouth.

About the role
In this role, you’ll report to our Regional Road Marking Manager, where our philosophy is one of nationally managed, but delivered locally.  You’ll work closely with our Regional Manager to deliver leadership, management and effective delivery of Road Marking activities across the Taranaki and Whanganui region.

You’ll also be responsible for the provision and management of the Road Marking services within the region and ensure that the delivery of those services align with national business objectives and strategy; with a vested interest in the safety, maintenance and performance of our contracts.

What that really means is you’ll ensure the smooth running of the team from a day to day perspective, but also aligning with our national strategy and objectives.  You’ll also be involved in ensuring the financials stack up, that health and safety is paramount and that with your finger on the pulse you’ll know what’s happening in the market and be able to grow and develop our self-delivery capability.

About you
You will be passionate leading a diverse team and delivering exceptional results, actively seek continuous improvement, and be an inspirational leader, who is experienced in contract management and delivery.

You’ll also need to have:

  • Proven successful experience and understanding of road marking maintenance contracts
  • Commercial savvy and financial nous to continue the delivery of a successful operation 
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills
  • Proven track record in developing a culture that supports Health and Safety management, encouraging and rewarding excellence.
  • The ability to create and deliver a strong customer focus culture, and a collaborative approach to develop client relationships

You’ll also be a collaborator with proven people leadership skills with you to ensure our team continue to grow from strength to strength. 

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 #580660 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.

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Applications close: New Zealand Standard Time

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