Senior Project Manager / Operations Manager

The Opportunity
Our client, a well renowned construction subcontractor, specialise in seismic strengthening and the production/fabrication, and installation of structural steel for commercial and residential developments across Wellington. Working with major main contractors on a variety of substantial apartment developments, high rise steel structures, commercial buildings, major industrial plants, bridges, tunnels, and multi-unit residential developments, here is a chance to join a close knit and well-established team whilst contributing to its success and future development.

They are seeking a skilled Senior Project/Operations Manager with strong Project Programming and Scheduling skills to oversee projects from production stage to completion.

The Role
Reporting to the General Manager as a 2IC, you will pick up recently won projects whilst overseeing existing jobs and manage the team through the detailing, production, and site installation phases working closely with a site/project manager to successfully deliver projects on time and on budget to a high standard. Day to day you will typically liaise with customers/clients, manage the budget, program and scheduled works, attend various site meetings, have a high-level involvement and understanding of the detailing, production manager and site team.

Role Requirements:

  • Proven on-site experience with the ability to deliver quality commercial construction projects
  • Experience with steel structures or seismic strength work ideal, but not essential
  • Strong technical understanding and programming/scheduling ability
  • Autonomous – keen to hit the ground running and lead multiple projects
  • Decisive and efficient decision making with a flexible attitude
  • Champion of continuous improvement. Always looking at how to improve processes and procedures.
  • Able to effectively communicate with everyone from the site team to external stakeholders or the owner

In Return
Here is a chance to work at the forefront of the structures and strengthening industry within an ambitious company. It’s a great opportunity to drive the development within the businesses that prides itself on the quality and timely delivery of each project it takes on.
To apply for this position please click on the relevant button below, alternatively for a confidential and discreet inquiry contact Adam Bentley on 04 909 7043 or email  

Note: If this vacancy is not exactly what you are seeking, then please contact me in confidence to discuss your individual requirements. 

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