Senior Project Manager - Infrastructure

Posted 30 October 2023
Job type Permanent

Job description

The Company
This Consultancy powerhouse has grown into a diverse team of experienced project delivery specialists. Spread across a number of NZ offices, they set themselves apart from the rest by their innovative approach and commitment to excellence. 
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 primarily in the property industry, 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.
They are in the process of building a nationwide Infrastructure service offering and are searching for a key person to be part of that journey. Joining their team means being part of a nationwide and international network that challenges and supports you every step of the way and provides significant benefits and opportunities.
The Role
This is a great opportunity for a Senior Project Manager or Programme Manager with infrastructure project delivery experience to join the National team and be responsible for delivering high quality services to their major clients on a diverse range of roading and utility services projects in the Infrastructure and Civil construction sector. Initially, most projects will be in the fast growing Bay of Plenty and Waikato region, however with the delivery of these projects occurring across a collaborative Teams environment, the ideal candidate can be located elsewhere in New Zealand and deliver these projects remotely with occasional travel. 
You will work closely with the Project Director / Sector lead on major projects and take the lead once projects and relationships are established.
You will form solid relationships with all stakeholders while working your way through the project life cycle to achieve high quality results. In addition, you will also be across the following:
  • Building a strong relationship with your clients so they are confident in your ability and for future work
  • Proactively managing project scope, schedule, finances, risk, procurement, resources, stakeholders and communication in conjunction with team and suppliers
  • Maintaining, managing and documenting all project reports and statements
  • Keeping Directors informed of project progress and cost status
  • Understanding cost-to-completion projections and assisting in making decisions accordingly
  • Ensuring completion of any project in a timely manner and within the budgetary limits
The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following skills and attributes:
  • A relevant tertiary qualification
  • Highly motivated, able to work independently, diligent and with an eye for detail
  • Experience in delivering a range of Infrastructure projects focusing on strategic and programme management
  • Experience in a consultancy and/or public service environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Client facing experience and comfortable with running meetings
  • Experience with both end to end project management and construction MSQA – including experience with NZS3910 contracts
  • Positively contribute to the internal team and seek to add value. Ability to form effective working relationships with colleagues and clients.
This Consultancy has a vibrant culture fuelled by the enthusiasm and commitment of dedicated project professionals. They operate as a cohesive team, all sharing a common objective to deliver top-quality work for their clients. As you become part of this team, you'll experience the strong support system they offer and immerse yourself in an inclusive and enjoyable work environment. They offer expansive benefits with this role including flexible working. 
If this role excites you and you are ready to embark on an exciting journey, please apply now or contact Rachel McNickle on for additional information.