Design Manager

  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:Buildings
  • Location:Auckland
  • Job Reference:FCB/23032021
  • Closing Date:23 Apr 2021


We are on the hunt for a proactive Design Manager to join our project team at the New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC), based at our Nelson Street site office. 

The Role
This is a key role within our NZICC project. Based at our Nelson Street site office, you will be responsible for providing architectural design expertise, coordinating clients design expectations with best practice engineering and construction methods. You will manage the integration of commercial, construction and design issues to manage project design risks. Other duties will include: 

Providing design expertise, coordinating design expectations with best practice engineering and construction methods 
Assisting in the integration of commercial, construction and design issues and to manage project design risks
Reviewing documentation for completeness of design
Managing design close out and construction related design issues
Working with the Project Design Lead, coordinate, lead and coach the Design Coordinators within the team

The successful individual will naturally offer proven expertise in design management, paired with strong planning and project management skills. You will have a suitable tertiary qualification most likely in Architecture, Engineering or similar. You will have a good understanding of varying construction methodologies which in turn will allow you to develop smart and commercially astute options within the design process. You will have excellent communication skills and a passion for designing developments which are both great places to live and satisfy Fletcher’s brand and value expectations.

To be successful in this role you will be required to develop strong relationships across all internal and external stakeholder groups whilst at the same time challenging accepted practice, introducing new perspectives on design and ultimately contributing to the improved performance of the project. You will offer proven experience in the design aspect of significant building projects and experience in large and or complex construction businesses. 

About Fletcher Construction
The Fletcher Construction Company is a strong family of connected businesses partnering with our customers to create places, spaces and networks that work for people. 

Since 1909 our people have planned, built, maintained and managed critical infrastructure and buildings to strengthen and serve our communities in New Zealand and the South Pacific. Our people enjoy career development programmes, cross-business advancement opportunities and a range of staff benefits which makes Fletcher an employer of choice 

Passionate, curious, and keen to step up to the challenge? If so, we want to hear from you! Please apply directly online.