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Sealing Manager - Canterbury/Tasman

Apply Now angle-right Job no: 590219
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Christchurch
Categories: Engineering (All disciplines), Construction

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 10,000 employees in New Zealand, we work alongside some of New Zealand’s biggest businesses, councils and government agencies.

About us
At Downer, our purpose is to create and sustain the modern environment. From our roads, to our rail, ports, and airports, our Transport business is responsible for keeping New Zealand moving. We are big picture people, operating a under a model that pushes beyond the here and now. We design, build, and sustain the projects we work on, whilst also developing innovative solutions to the world’s leading issues around sustainability, where we are recognised as global leaders.

We remain at the forefront of our industry by employing the best people and having the courage to challenge the status quo. Our people are experts in their fields, influencing and shaping our future.  This is an exciting opportunity for you to join us as we continue to construct a better tomorrow for generations to come.

We understand how important our people are, in fact they are most important. We believe in giving you the all the training, mentoring and development opportunities you need. We want to provide you with all the skills required to succeed. We offer a competitive remuneration package and access to our extensive benefits package through our partners.


About the role

Due to internal movements, our Sealing business in Canterbury & Tasman is on the hunt for a highly motivated leader who has the capability of driving this business into the future. Based in Christchurch, this is a crucial role within our South Island Sealing Business and one which has a genuine impact on its success. A comprehensive role, you'll have responsibility for both operational and financial performance and drive efficiencies with a commitment to developing your team and managing resources effectively. You’ll be collaborating closely with key stakeholders to ensure commitment to process whilst delivering in line with best practice to meet our quality requirements. Championing our Zero Harm strategy, you will support and grow the zero harm culture of the team and the wider business, ensuring our teams embrace safe work practices in all their delivery.


About you

With strengths both operationally and financially, you’ll bring your wide-ranging skills to the role. You’ll have experience managing operations, contracts, and people. In an ever-changing environment, you’ll be flexible and adaptable and be able to communicate changes across your team. You’ll be committed to not only your own development, but that of your team, and actively seek out mentoring and development opportunities for them. Ideally, you’ll have a knowledge and understanding of surfacing operations.

You’ll have proven experience in:

  • Delivering results in a commercially competitive environment
  • Empowering others to make decisions, deliver, and succeed
  • Understanding and delivering on safety requirements, enabling a zero harm environment
  • Planning and organising projects, as well as programming and scheduling works 
  • Providing strong leadership, direction and management to the team


How to apply

If this has peaked your interest and you want to be a part of the work we are doing to make New Zealand better, we want to hear from you. Head to our careers page and enter the reference number 590219.

If you would like to learn more about us, the work that we are doing, and the difference we are making to the communities we work in then head to our website to find out more

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.

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