Project Manager – Civil Construction

Posted 1 month ago

Project Manager – Christchurch

  • Competitive market rates
  • Complex and multi-discipline infrastructure projects
  • Career growth opportunities

Do you want to work for a dynamic, exciting, and multiple award-winning civil construction business, that demands lateral thinking and solution focused to succeed?

Hunter Civil has projects across Canterbury and nationwide in 3 waters, temporary works, retaining walls, bridges, skate parks, marine developments and complex structures. They have a solid track record of doing extremely difficult challenging and high-quality projects.

As one of a team of Project Managers you will be responsible for the smooth operation of one/several civil construction sites including management of the programme, budget, resources, methodology, construction detailing, HSQE and more.

This is a full time challenging role best suited to someone who has highly developed critical thinking skills, is details driven, able to build, develop and lead high performing teams. This will require highly disciplined and organisational skills, necessary to succeed in this highly dynamic challenging industry.

Required experience and skills:

  • A solid experience working within the NZ civil construction industry – we are looking at candidates capable of taking projects from development to handover, ideally with minimum of 5 years’ experience, typically with a value of $500K to $10M
  • An in depth understanding of contractual facets of construction – especially NZ3910:2013, and change management
  • A proven delivery record of leading multiple projects to successful outcomes
  • Able to produce detailed reports on the progress of construction 
  • Superb communication skills to develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders
  • Hold a relevant tertiary education within civil industry/engineering
  • Proficiency using MS Project or similar project management software. Create and/or contribute to the detailed construction programme. Monitor and update regularly
  • Interpret and advise on job designs, value engineer where appropriate, project plans, and assist project controls, including budgeting, scheduling, planning and risk
  • Develop workforce management plan, and plan for current and future work
  • Ability to lead and direct Project Engineers, on site operational teams and coordinate with Group HSQE Senior Management
  • Alignment of key results areas and KPI’s to meet company’s objectives and vision to deliver physical outcomes at scale and pace 
  • Working closely with the Operation Manager and the General Manager to identify ideas to innovate and improve the delivery of the project

What’s on offer with our client:

  • Ongoing support and opportunities for career progression
  • Excellent exposure to a range of complex, dynamic and challenging projects, where your existing skills and experience can be leveraged, while providing new work type opportunities
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • A great company culture with an excellent team dynamic

If you’re focused on your career progression, expanding your skills and challenging your capabilities, Hunter Civil is the right choice.

In return you will be matched with rewarding remuneration packages to suit individual experience, internal/external training and career development and a highly driven and skilled team that produces outcomes through accountability.

A clean NZ Diving Licence and the right to work and live in NZ are a MUST for this role! Along with the ability to pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol test.

To apply, register your interest in these positions, or ask for further information, contact Oana for a chat on 021 120 3332.

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