Residential Construction/Operations Manager

Job Title: Residential Construction/Operations Manager
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Auckland
Contact Details: Matt Shortt
Contact Email:
Job Published: 28 days ago

This is a national residential group home builder with a high profile in the residential construction sector.   They are going through internal changes, restructuring and as a result they now require a construction manager that can step in and oversee the smooth running of this particular office assuming more operational management responsibility.

They have significant pipeline of work ahead; their builds are predominantly stand alone but with a trend towards building more terraced housing and multi units.

The role will assume overall responsibility for project and client delivery management, stakeholder management, contract management, design management, consenting, and delivery.  The role will be hands on and involve full management and coordination of the entire process. The role will see you have several project managers reporting into you as well as close relationships with the QS/Estimating team.

We are looking for the following background to fill this position:

You will have:

  • Significant project management experience in the NZ residential construction industry with exposure to range of residential builds which should include Design and Builds
  • A strong understanding the build process from planning, civils and procurement through to senior management reporting and delivery
  • Extensive construction experience in NZ Building Code and Standards (including NZS3910, NZS3604)
  • Strong skills in financial management and budget performance
  • Outstanding stakeholder management skills from clients, through contractors, and Council
  • Experience overseeing the management, recruitment of project managers/site managers
  • Outstanding people management skills with ability to create and drive a program 
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Energy, passion and tenacity to deal with challenging situations, people and to resolve issues
  • Be a keen problem solver

This role is looking to remunerate in the $140K - $150K + Vehicle

For further information, please call Matt on 09 3740872 or email your CV to

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