Project Manager – Commercial Construction

Join one of the markets leading Tier 2 builders in an experienced and motivated team and manage Christchurch projects in the $2m -$20m range. Starting on a $15m project alongside an experienced site manager, you will also support the regional manager on pre-construction work for new project.

With decades in the local sector they have built many iconic projects across the South Island and enjoy a lot of negotiated work from long standing clients. 

The Job

Working on both ECI and Traditional Builds, you will support new business and tendering, manage pre-construction planning for your projects, work with the QS on procurement and site establishment, then lead the projects managing time, budget, quality and ensuring a prominent health and safety first culture.

You will lead project meetings, liaise closely with the clients and consultants and provide consolidated project reports, risk management advice and identify areas of innovation or value engineering.

You will support the regional manager with new business and wider team leadership. 

The experience
This role suits a Project Manager who enjoys being close to the action, we are looking for:  

  • Project Management experience on builds over $5m 
  • We will consider an experienced Site Manager keen to step up.
  • Sound project planning / programming skills
  • Good knowledge of NZ3910 or NZ3916
  • Related trade or tertiary Qualifications
  • Good communication & interpersonal skills
  • Professional in approach 

Long term opportunity

This role can offer further responsibility in new business and pre-construction, with progression into a Senior PM role possible 

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