Senior Site Manager

Job Title: Senior Site Manager
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Auckland
Contact Details: Matt Shortt
Contact Email:
Job Published: 17 days ago

This is a long standing main contractor that have consistently delivered projects on quality and time, they are a national contractor with presence across multiple areas of commercial construction. They are predominantly focussed on projects in the $5M - $30M region and much of their work at present is negotiated from existing clients. Their projects span industrial, retail, apartments, commercial, education, reclads, and healthcare.

They have a $20M retirement village coming out of the ground that needs the assistance of a Senior Site Manager with strong project management skills to run the job.

Reporting into the contracts manager, you will be leading the project which will involve managing day to day operations with regular updates and interaction from/with site supervisors/managers, sub contractors and other consultants. You will be proactively monitoring commercial and contractual issues and providing feedback. You will be ensuring projects costs are measured, monitored and agreed. There will also be a strong emphasis on OSH and compliance.

Key success factors for this role require:

  • A trade qualification and ideally coupled with a tertiary qualification
  • 8 - 10 + years experience in managing a mix of small to medium size projects
  • Sound knowledge of the local construction market and relevant commercial construction legislation
  • Solid programming skills and an advanced user of MS Project
  • Strong financial management with ability to drive cost accountability 
  • Outstanding written and oral communication

This represents a top opportunity to join a Tier 2 sized national main contractor with top staff morale and with significant opportunity to grow your career internally.

You will be rewarded with a market leading salary of $120K - $140K + vehicle plus other benefits.

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

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