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Senior Project Manager

  • Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
  • Full Time - Permanent

Seeking a Senior Project Manager with a Civil or Engineering background. Bring your difference to Downer!

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 Palmerston North Transport team is looking for an experienced Senior Project Manager to tackle the delivery of Downer's construction activities.  Downer has a number of 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 Senior Project Manager, you’ll come with plenty of experience Managing Projects of all 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 trade required to deliver the excellence we are known for, and a whole lot of extras such as merch, clothing, boots, 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 a huge number of sought-after multinational brands, think banking, gyms, insurance, retailers, technology, vehicles, automotive, healthcare, childcare, homeware, dental care, travel, accommodation, and plenty 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 or apply & check out our other great opportunities at reference #593307.

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

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