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Project Manager

  • New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
  • Full Time - Permanent

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. 

Our Hawera Transport team is looking for a Project Manager to tackle the delivery of Downer's construction activities.  Downer has many long-term contracts that come with exciting opportunities each step of the way - This is a fantastic time to join our business and be part of this growth period.

About the Role
In this role, you’ll lead our team of Project Managers & Engineers who manage the delivery of Civil construction projects from start to finish. You’ll be confident liaising with crew and clients at all levels and a master at reporting and planning in all avenues.

About you
As a Project Manager, you’ll come with experience Managing Projects of various sizes; you will hold either a formal civil engineering or project management qualification (e.g. BE, NZCE). You’ll also bring with you:

  • The ability to communicate effectively and build, maintain and grow relationships at all levels
  • Civil engineering experience, including knowledge of pavement construction
  • Proven capability around people leadership and management, including the ability to influence others
  • Commercial acumen, including the ability to decipher financials
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Experience with and a strong commitment to health and safety initiatives

Perks & Benefits
Working for a progressive and reliable organisation, you will be offered a competitive salary plus private use of a company vehicle, the tools of the trade required to deliver the excellence we are known for, and a lot of extras such as merch, clothing, boots, and PPE.

We pride ourselves on our socially responsible, inclusive, and diverse culture, which includes Zero Harm. You will receive ongoing mentoring, training, and development opportunities to ensure your knowledge and skills continue to be industry-leading and your career opportunities limitless in a business the size of ours.

Because we are all about relationships creating success, we offer our people a comprehensive employee benefits package through our partners. You will receive extensive discounts and perks across many sought-after multinational brands, think banking, gyms, insurance, retailers, technology, vehicles, automotive, healthcare, childcare, homeware, dental care, travel, accommodation, and more!

Come and join our team of 10,000!
Want to know more about what it is like to work at Downer? Then head to our People Site people.downergroup.co.nz or apply & check out our other great opportunities at www.downergroup.co.nz reference #597241.

Our workplaces are drug and alcohol-free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test & medical.

The Downer NZ Recruitment office will be closed from Friday, 23 December 2022 and we will be back on deck on Monday, 9 January 2023.   If you submit an application during this period please note that we will review your details and update you upon our return.  Wishing you a safe and festive holiday season.

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