Associate Design & Specification Manager (Manukau)

  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:Residential
  • Location:Auckland
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  • Closing Date:20 Feb 2020


About Us
Fletcher Living is one of New Zealand’s leading specialist home builders. We are part of the Fletcher Building group of companies and we have a strong history and commitment to providing quality new homes as one of New Zealand’s leading residential developers and builders. 

Why Join Us?
We have a fantastic people culture at Fletcher Living and as an organisation we focus on the things that make it so great to work here, even as we continue to grow and get bigger.  Our priority is to make all our people feel welcomed when they join and feel valued as they continue their journey with us. Your personal and career development is also so important to us, we run functional workshops, regional sales coaching, people leader workshops and several professional development short courses.  Did I mention that we like to have fun at work?  There is always something going on at Fletcher Living, whether that is a sports event or family fun day, either on a regional level or a casual get together at branch level. We like to celebrate our successes and support each other.

We also have a number of employee benefits that are available to permanent full-time employees, as we are part of the Fletcher Building group of companies – these include access to the Fletcher Building Employee Educational Fund, FBuShare our global employee share plan, discounted Southern Cross healthcare, Fletcher Building Welfare Fund, and our lucrative Fletcher Building Staff Discount Card which will give significant discounts on some of the great Fletcher Building brands.

We have 4 branches.  Head Office in Penrose, 3 Auckland branches and a Christchurch office.  This role is based at our Auckland South Branch which is based on Cavendish Drive, Manukau and this branch focuses on developments from Beachlands to Karaka, so it’s an ideal role for anyone living out that way looking to reduce their commute.  

The Role
This role is known internally as Associate Design & Specification Manager within the branch.  It is office based, but we encourage all our team to get out to the developments as much as they can! You’ll be part of a team of 5, and reporting through to the Design & Planning Manager.  On a day to day basis you’ll be responsible for supporting the pre-planning, design co-ordination, specification and colour selection of homes to be built in our subdivision in conjunction with the Design & Planning Manager and the Sales Manager. 

About You
We are looking for someone with a strong design background, where you have helped design residential homes, preferably in large development scenarios.  Previous experience dealing with internal and external stakeholders group and being able to juggle maintaining positive and collaborative working relationships while still being able to challenge accepted practices. Innovative, new thinking and being able to bring new perspectives on design is very welcome! Understanding of construction methodologies (residential preferred) as is a qualification in the design space.

How to Apply
Please click on the Apply Now Button on this advert to complete the on-line form and submit your CV & Covering letter.