Senior Project Manager

Job Title: Senior Project Manager
Location: New Zealand
REF: 117378
Contact Details: Matt Shortt
Contact Email:
Job Published: 15 days ago

An innovative main contractor has secured several wins from tendered work and also from existing clients. They deliver jobs $10M - $70M and cover new builds commercial such as low/medium rise apartments, office blocks, warehousing, major refurbishments, major reclads, education, retirement villages, and sports facilities. They focus on getting the right people aboard and creating a collaborative and open team culture. They employ their own labour allowing more control. 

They are now looking for a hands on project manager that has ideally come from a trade background that can run a new build project of $60M

In particular, what this contractor are looking for:

  • 10+ years commercial construction experience starting from ground up working on commercial sites through to SM and now PM  ($10M - $20M projects at least)
  • Some structures experience in commercial construction (Insitu concrete, precast concrete, structural steel, craneage, shore-loading/propping, scaffold systems, etc)
  • Ideally some civils experience in commercial construction (Bulk earthworks, cut & fill, retaining, piling, in ground services, site works) but not essential
  • Planning experience in commercial construction (MS Project) and advanced skills in ensuring programme is being kept on track
  • Strong ability to oversee site activities as well as oversee subcontractor issues if neccesary, including resolving site issues and keeping the project moving forward
  • Experience in motivating and leading site managers, carpentry tea inclusive of leading hand, carpenters, labourers
  • Experience in assessing and managing HSE on a commercial construction project
  • Strong project financial management skills

Salary: $150K - $180K + a vehicle

If you feel that you have skills and experience that meets the above and you are ready for a change, you should either call Matt Shortt on 027 5544 064 or email your CV to

Job Ref: 104416