Property, Construction & Architecture

Senior Site Manager - Retail/Commercial

Job Title: Senior Site Manager - Retail/Commercial
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
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Job Published: 7 months ago

This is one of the largest privately-owned retail development, investment and management property company’s in New Zealand and have a number of projects either under construction or in the planning and consent stages with a massive level of future work on the horizon.

They have a significant staged retail projects underway, the role will involve:

  • Taking over and completing of Stage 1c- 5 units PC Feb 2022
  • Stage 2:-  10 units starting tendering shortly
  • Stage 3:-  3 units to start in late 2022 after completion of stage 2

Within this role you will be reporting to the Commercial Manager. Your overall responsibility is to manage the project being responsible for overall performance.

As a senior site manager, you will be:

  • Managing all site activities from start to completion
  • Instructing and managing Trades
  • Managing H&S,RFIs/CIs/CANs/QA/Council inspection/CPU/CCC/Consultants
  • Managing costs in association with the Commercial Manager and QS
  • Working closely with the project director to ensure smooth delivery of the project

Your background as a candidate:

  • A trade and/or tertiary background with 8+ years commercial site management experience particularly gained in retail, industrial, bulking or big box commercial
  • Ideal experience in sub structure, base builds, structural steel and precast trades and must know trade scope
  • High level of planning and organisational skills
  • Must have knowledge of the construction code requirements
  • Must be able to produce a FC programme
  • Track record of liaising closely with clients, consultants and subcontractors
  • Demonstrated excellent team working skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven track record working as part of a large team in busy work environments
  • Have a good understanding of construction processes and project parameters
  • In return for your efforts, you will be rewarded with a salary of between $120K - $140K + vehicle/petrol/medical

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

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