Senior Project Manager - Client Side

Job Title: Senior Project Manager - Client Side
Location: New Zealand
REF: 116798
Contact Details: Matt Shortt
Contact Email:
Job Published: 20 days ago

The Company

This is a successful retirement village operator that has significant plans for growth over the next 10 years. They have invested in both Greenfields and Brownfields sites with several villages under construction plus several in the pipeline. They operate a model where they engage a main contractor for their Brownfields villages and for their Greenfields sites they run their own construction arm business with a PM and site staff responsible for each village delivery. Recently they have acquired another aged care operator with a strong redevelopment plan aligning with their 10 year masterplan.  Their villages are high end in build and comprise townhouses, villas and apartments with full care suites and facilities.


The Role

Given the level of growth, they need an experienced client side/consultancy project manager to work in with the development manager from detailed design phases to procurement to working with ECI main contractors and overseeing delivery and engaging all stakeholders along the way.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Design coordination and management
  • Procurement of consultants/contractors Contract Administration
  • Project planning, construction programme development and monitoring
  • Budget forecasting, monitoring and monthly cost reporting
  • Managing main contractors and project delivery management
  • Stakeholder management
  • Risk management and reporting
  • Mentoring and developing an APM


Key Background

I am looking for a client/consultancy side project manager with at least 8+  years experience worked on high value vertical builds commercial projects. Your portfolio may include working with clients building high rise, retirement villages, or mixed use projects. Experience worked in main contractor and consultancy/client side will be considered as well. You will possess relevant qualifications in construction management, architecture, property or engineering. You have a sound understanding of client side project management principles and the lifecycle of projects. You are a proactive individual, results orientated and can leverage your strong stakeholder management skill sets to satisfy high performance  You enjoy working in a fast paced passionate team and enjoy time out with the team to celebrate success. You can mentor and develop less experienced team members where required


The Package

This role comes with a salary package of $140K - $170K + bonus. Travel maybe required at times to other sites around NZ, but largely Auckland


For further information, please call Matt on 0275544064 or send your resume to

Ref: 116798