Construction, Architecture & Design

Operations Manager

Job Title: Operations Manager
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
REF: 126205
Contact Details: Matt Shortt
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Job Published: 8 months ago

This is one of the most forward thinking and innovative construction volume builders. They have recently diversified into modular construction investing heavily in a modular build construction factory. They use a combination of both modular and traditional building techniques across their build portfolio. They have a significant portfolio of future work in the pipeline. They are now seeking to appoint an Operations Manager to manage the delivery side of this medium sized construction group. 

Reporting to a GM, your key accountabilities are:

  • Oversight for managing project planning, coordination, project methodology and buildability through to completion
  • Budgeting and cost management 
  • Monitoring of all processes in order to ensure the highest quality of work is produced, plus ensuring site staff are well mentored
  • Oversight of build teams and management of staff development
  • Reporting of monthly performance across projects, staff, and risk assessment 
  • Monthly Board reporting 
  • Stakeholder management, contract management of Sub contractor management, supplier

Key background for this role requires:

  • 10+ years experience in the multi residential/commercial construction/building industry in NZ with a trade background
  • Experience across $40M+ commercial construction projects or multi storey apartments projects with an interest in modular construction
  • Solid leadership ability and ability to mentor and manage a team
  • Commercial contract management experience using 3910
  • Strong organisational and time management skills as well as strong problem solving ability
  • Well experienced in successfully creating and managing a programme using MS Project, so and working in with QS's to maximise financial returns.
  • Health and Safety leadership

Remuneration - $220K - $240K + vehicle pending experience.

For further information, please call Matt on 027 5544064 or email your details to

Ref No: 126205