Contract Manager - Renewals & 3 Waters

Hastings, Australia
Sep 14, 2020
Oct 14, 2020
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
angle-right Job no: 573037
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Hastings
Categories: Management, Maintenance, Construction, Water

Downer has been designing, building and sustaining New Zealand's infrastructure for over a century and is a leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand.

With over 12,000 employees in New Zealand, we work alongside some of New Zealand's biggest businesses, councils and government agencies.

Downer New Zealand is a leading provider of integrated services. Our commitment to building long term relationships and supporting our customers with high calibre services and solutions; the talents of our people; and consistent excellence in operational delivery sets us apart.

We are looking for an experienced Contract Manager to join our Construction team in Hastings. You will work with our widener management team and will be responsible for overall delivery of 3Waters construction projects within the region including optimising resource use and achieving target results. This is a great role for a driven individual looking to make their mark!

Maybe you are looking for your next challenge or you are a seasoned Manager looking for change? Either way you will be passionate about contracting, in particular 3Waters Construction, actively seek continuous improvement, and be an inspirational leader.

About the role
You will be tasked with a variety of duties in your role from providing your technical expertise on a range of projects varying form Local Authority to Private Developer contracts. This is a hands-on role where you will work closely with other construction/maintenance teams.Your key responsibilities will include:
  • Producing project methodology, budgets and programmes
  • Working in conjunction with the Construction Manager to estimate and tender for new projects
  • Overall responsibility for specific project implementation and delivery for 3Waters projects
  • Directing and leading the Contract Engineer and Supervisor, and their teams as well as sub-contractors
  • Developing and fostering strong relationships with clients, subcontractors and suppliers

About you
You'll need to have proven successful Contract/Project Management experience ideally with 3Waters Utilities or Road Maintenance, and/or Construction and you'll also couple this with:
  • A tertiary qualification, preferably in Business Management or Civil Engineering
  • A strong track record of positive leadership behaviours that empower others
  • The ability to create and deliver a strong customer focus culture, and a collaborative approach to develop client relationships
  • A proven track record in developing a culture that supports Health and Safety management, encouraging and rewarding excellence.

A role with us can enable you to develop and enhance your skills and experience. This is a great opportunity for you to join our diverse and inclusive culture and be part of a great team thriving in a collaborative fast-paced environment. We will reward you with a competitive remuneration package, flexible working arrangements, great training and ongoing development, and the opportunity to advance your career within our organisation.

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