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Senior Project Manager

Ref: MD1266255
Wellington, Wellington Central
Construction & Engineering, Project Management
1st March 2016
Job Type

A leading project management consultancy practice with a strong national presence is looking for a dynamic Project Manager to work on some major projects across Wellington.

The role will provide the challenges and workload for the right candidate to make his mark but also offers a path for further honours within the business. 

As you will be coming in at a senior level, being able to demonstrate the cradle to grave project management qualities needed is imperative.

Other responsibilities will include:

  • Undertake some due diligence work on new sites and providing the technical support for the preparation of planning submissions.
  • Working closely with design teams on complex issues, and progress on projects.
  • Managing the project programme and cost plan.
  • Ensuring design specifications are being met during the construction process. 
  • Managing the project programme and that all contractors and sub-contractors are working to timeframes set.
  • Reporting to the regional Manager within the firm, giving detailed progress reports.
  • Being able to gain repeat business and market the company to prospective clients necessary for career progression.

To be considered for the role the ideal candidate will come from either a;

  • Construction

  • Engineering or,

  • Project management background.


Other Requirements:

  • Consultancy background preferable with client facing interaction.

  • Experience across a range of projects from commercial, residential, retail, hotels, mixed use.

  • Experience managing projects from detailed design and planning through to completion

  • Good experience in sourcing materials and suppliers, negotiation, tender and supplier evaluation and client liaison

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills dealing with the demands of the client while managing designers, and contractors on site.

The successful candidate will be offered a very rewarding salary with great work to life flexibility and career progression to higher honours.

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