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Contract Manager - Kerbing and Concrete

Apply Now angle-right Job no: 582021
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Dunedin
Categories: Management, Maintenance, Project Management, Construction, 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.

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 looking for an experienced Contract Manager or Project Manager who is willing to step up on their role to join our Construction team in Dunedin. You will work with our widener management team and will be responsible for delivery of our civil contracts including Concrete, Kerbing, Bridge Repair and retaining wall works. This will involve delivery within the region to optimising resourcing and achieving target results. 

This is a great role for a leadership driven individual looking to make their mark and showcase managerial skills!

About the role:
Organisation is key in this role, where you are responsible for forward planning, programming coordinating resource and let’s not forget the best part – delivering high quality work to the community you live in. This is a hands-on role where you will work closely with other construction/maintenance teams and you day will include but not be limited to:

  • Producing project methodology, budgets and programmes
  • Lead tenders submissions and quotations focusing on quality and health and safety
  • Overall responsibility for specific project implementation and delivery for our Construction and Civil projects
  • Directing and leading site engineers ,foreman and their teams as well as sub-contractors

About you:
You’ll have positive leadership skills that enable others to achieve targets and excel in utilising your adaptable communication skills.

You will have top level Contract or Project Management skills with particular experience in Civil, Concrete and Kerbing or Construction. Along with this, you’ll be:

  • Having a trade background or have a tertiary qualification in engineering and you would need to have a minimum 5 years of experience in civil or  commercial construction contracts
  • Driven, committed, independent and hard-working by nature.
  • Have strong time management skills and enjoy working as part of a team, will be self-directed and ready to make decisions and keep up with the fair practices
  • Passionate about delivering great results and comfortably communicate with other managers and field staff to deliver on time and budget.

Whats on offer?
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. 

How to apply?
If this sounds like an opportunity for you then register your interest at www.downercareers.co.nz reference 582021.

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 & 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.


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Applications close: New Zealand Daylight Time

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