Emerging Leader opportunity - South Island

Posted 15 March 2024
Job type Permanent

Job description

The Company
A dynamic consultancy powerhouse, leading the way in New Zealand's Project Management and Advisory space. They set themselves apart from the rest by their innovative approach and commitment to excellence, this mid-sized consultancy is one to watch!

They are known for providing excellent services in the market, which has earned them a reputation for collaborating with some of New Zealand's most high profile clients. Operating in both the public and private sectors, they handle a diverse workload and contribute to impactful projects that make a difference in New Zealand.

This consultancy also excels in offering a supportive and collaborative working environment. Joining their team means being part of a nationwide and international network that challenges and supports you every step of the way.

The Role
Due to growth this consultancy is looking for a Senior Project Manager to join the team. This role not only offers the opportunity to contribute significantly as a Senior member, but also presents an exciting opportunity to evolve into an emerging leadership position and ultimately moving into the role of Regional Lead.

This presents a unique chance for you to be a key part of an exciting success story. It's a career-defining position, ideal for someone that is ready to take the next step in their professional journey while aligning with a leading consultancy and having the support of a nationwide team.

You will be someone that thrives on taking the lead, finds fulfillment in mentoring junior staff, actively engages in strategic and operational responsibilities, possesses a broad perspective, and has a track record of high achievement.

This growth role will consist of a varied portfolio across project management and leadership, including the following: 
  • Actively pursuing and establishing new client relationships, and bringing in new business to cultivate strong growth and expand market share
  • Client-side project delivery responsibility including management for a program of works with multi-million dollar value
  • Client management and consultation across all projects, attending and chairing project team meetings
  • Planning approvals management, oversight and co ordinating the principles planning application during development, assessment, and approval phase
  • Design management, from concept design to delivery
  • Procurement management, planning and execution with responsibilities across the whole tendering process
  • Overseeing site activities and coordinating with site resources, sub-contractors, suppliers, service authorities and other stakeholders to ensure accordance with all requirements
  • Identifying and managing construction risks, escalating issues when required
  • Managing monthly project reporting for package of works, including program and cost management
  • 8+ yrs Project Management experience in a client led environment 
  • Industry recognised degree qualified 
  • Natural leadership capabilities possessing honesty and integrity 
  • Excellent attention to detail and able to absorb a sea of information 
  • Proven project delivery and local network would be desirable 
  • Experience across design and stakeholder and risk management 
  • A strong understanding and knowledge of building code and compliance
  • A strong focus on building and cultivating a progressive, dynamic work place culture
  • Clear and articulate communication with the ability to express expectations as well as provide regular constructive feedback 
  • Strong commercial and business acumen, and able to demonstrate this 

This is a great opportunity if you are looking to work for a well-regarded, professional, culture driven business. Apply now and we will be in touch. otherwise if you are keen to chat about this role and the wider market get in touch with Sam Calvert 027 274 5586 or sam@assemblerecruit.com