Infrastructure Associate

Posted 28 July 2022
Job type Permanent

Job description

One of the leading Project Management Consultancy’s in NZ is excited to be recruiting for an Infrastructure Lead in Wellington. 

This specialist Project Management consultancy has an excellent reputation in the construction industry for delivering high-quality and cost effective results for projects of all values and asset types. They have an impressive history and rich experience at the forefront of the industry and have represented some of the most recognizable project owners in NZ, especially in the horizontal Infrastructure space! 

Over the past year they have experienced growth and successfully obtained an increased portfolio of projects which is the motivation to source this position. However the future of this role would also be focused around this person maintaining and generating new work, being a rainmaker in the local area.

You will play an integral part in leading the region and service line forward, assuming responsibility for general business management, operations, strategic direction, stakeholder management, business development and project delivery. 

This role is a critical one in the continued growth and success of this fantastic business.

Further information as follows;


This ongoing role will consist of a varied portfolio including due-diligence and advisory, programme management, risk mitigation and project and design management. Having experience across the full infrastructure sector is going to be of immense value in this role due to the nature of the projects. In addition, you will be responsible for the following: 
  • Lead, manage and provide direction to the team and drive them to achieve business goals, deadlines and productivity
  • To deliver effective communication between internal and external contacts enabling high quality delivery in a timely manner
  • Accountability for the technical and financial aspects of projects and more broadly the local business 
  • Develop new business opportunities
  • Business plans and be responsible to meet the forecasted budget, cash flow and profit 
  • Manage business risk throughout aspects of the company’s activities

  • A qualification in Construction/Infrastructure related discipline 
  • A strong understanding and knowledge of building code and compliance
  • A strong focus on building and cultivating a progressive, dynamic work place culture
  • An appreciation for the NZ Construction and infrastructure industry
  • A relationship builder – engage with stakeholders to achieve wins and positive outcomes, both current and future 
  • 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 
  • Ability to set, observe and re-evaluate project priorities frequently
  • A track record in leading project delivery teams in a professional area
  • Excellent communication skills

This is a wonderful opportunity to work with an outstanding team under the banner of a highly respected brand. There is a mandate for growth which you will play a major part in delivering. 

Please apply now or contact Rachel McNickle on 027 274 6821 or for a discussion. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.