Project Director / Regional Manager

Posted 30 June 2022
Job type Permanent

Job description

An outstanding business is searching for a high-performing Project Director to add value, diversity and high-level project delivery and increase the powerful workload and presence locally.  
They are a specialist delivering complex and innovative solutions across the delivery lifecycle. They are highly recognised for their continued successful delivery of high-profile projects across NZ and early engagement and advisory, with a multitude of Tier One clients, particularly across commercial, infrastructure, hotels, accommodation, public sector and more. 

About your new role: 

As a Senior lead you will work closely with the local team, Auckland Directors, and client(s). You will thrive in an ambitious, highly astute and commercial environment with a wider team who combines talent and relationships to deliver world class projects and enjoys the benefits of working amongst industry-leading professionals. 

This career move will offer scope to lead out this sector/service line, while also taking a holistic approach to delivering notable local projects, but also offering support for the wider Waikato and Bay of Plenty region. You will do this within an established business which offers autonomy, challenge, embedded relationships, internal collaboration and encouragement to control projects end to end. A career role where your efforts will be recognised and influential to the wider infrastructure development of the Bay of Plenty. 

As Project Director, you will be responsible for delivering end to end management services throughout all stages of the project including early engagement: 
  • This 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 construction sector is going to be of immense value in this role due to the nature of the projects.
  • Strategic planning of Tauranga projects including being a lead for the region 
  • Strategic and technical input into the success of projects including trouble shooting and risk mitigation 
  • Lead and effectively delegate project responsibilities to other team members 
  • Apply critical thinking and advice to clients and colleagues around project framework and procurement 
  • Manage internal and external teams effectively 
  • Deliver clear and concise progress updates to all stakeholders, and at an executive level 
  • Training and development of new staff 
  • Maintain and grow existing client relationships, including procuring new ones 
About you:

This is a unique opportunity that would suit a motivated professional with a commitment to taking charge, leading, and driving growth and success. This role is diverse and challenging, and as such, you will draw on an array of skills to achieve - business development, strategic growth, leadership, and end-to-end project management. 
  • Relevant qualification - civil engineering, construction management, or similar is preferred 
  • Expert construction knowledge 
  • Strong commercial acumen, strategic planning experience and demonstrated business development ability 
  • Your superior stakeholder management, negotiation, and problem-solving skills will ensure your future success
  • Solid programming experience 
  • Excellent financial management experience 
  • An influential and solutions orientated people leader 
  • An active participant in growing the project and company culture 
Grow your team in line with business expansion and build on an already strong pipeline and reputation, to deliver solutions to complex projects - current and future. 
If you are motivated by the reasons behind this hire and have the necessary skills and qualifications, please apply now. 
For an initial confidential discussion, please contact Rachel McNickle on 027 274 6821, or Please note, only highly skilled and suitable candidates will be considered for this opportunity, who meet the role requirements.