Client side Project Manager

Posted 04 October 2021
Job type Contract

Job description

This client creates environments and communities for customers to do their best work. Partnering with ambitious businesses of all sizes, they deliver on a suite of projects across the industrial and research and development sectors, taking a commercial approach to developing innovation across NZ. 

This business has a strong commitment to connecting people, opportunities and networks, and providing tailored, technical solutions, skills and capability development programmes. The role will see you collaborating with key stakeholders, and the external consultant team/contractors to deliver the construction phase of a $100m programme. This client side Project Manager role requires real strength around driving contractors and progress on site, with a priority for risk and time management. 

Please note, this is an initial 12-month fixed term opportunity with the right to renew for the next phase of construction. 

As Project Manager, you will: 
  • Track deliverables within the project programme, manage and monitor project budgets and provide regular reporting on progress 
  • Work with stakeholders and the entire team to drive progress and accountability 
  • Build, develop and manage effective networks and relationships with internal/external stakeholders, partners, suppliers and contractors
  • Actively manage risk and issues on site and provide mitigation strategies where required 
  • Develop and maintain all project documentation outlined in the project delivery framework 
  • Contribute to the continual development of internal project processes 
  • Awareness and responsibility for 'safety first' policy, promoting healthy and safe behaviour at work

This client side role will require you to work both in the office and on site. 

The ideal experience will include a relevant Construction, Civil Engineering, Construction qualification, 5+ years' experience, a sound understanding of NZS3910 contract, strong stakeholder management and the ability to liaise with senior management and supply chain, excellent problem solving skills and someone confident to identify risk and influence strategies out on site. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to challenge your Project Management skills on site, in a technical and live working environment. 

Please apply now or contact Rachel McNickle on or 027 274 6821 for a chat.