Project Lead

  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:Steel
  • Location:Auckland
  • Job Reference:REO/19683
  • Closing Date:24 Apr 2021


Fletcher Reinforcing supplies the reinforcing steel and reinforcing mesh that provides greater strength to concrete foundations and structures. We are market leaders in the supply of reinforcing throughout New Zealand. Our team have a passion for the Fletcher Reinforcing brand and a drive to be the best in the industry. This means we are constantly striving to deliver the highest level of service to our wide range of customers around the country.

We are looking to raise our leadership and delivery ability and are excited to announce that we are looking for a Project Lead to cover our Auckland sites. You will be visiting project sites and liaising with clients and subcontractors to ensure successful delivery of our product and services. You will be the key contact both internally and externally, ensuring we take projects through to completion on time, to budget and to our client’s standards.

Key responsibilities of this roles include:
Championing Health and Safety
Engaging with the client to determine fair commercial & operational outcomes over the course of the project. Including managing variations and ensuring correct processes’ are followed, actioned and managed accurately
Engaging with the client to identify opportunities on all fronts; including but not limited to methodology, operational efficiencies and solutions beyond traditional approaches to add value whilst mitigating risk and associated costs.
Planning and organising - you will be responsible for coordinating effective project delivery;  including collaborating with internal functions to ensure project objectives are achieved.
Responsible for project costs, focusing on the prevention of cost overruns and reporting back to senior management
Manage variations, ensuring processes are followed, actioned and managed accurately

What you need:
Strong Team player and lead from the front
Experience of construction projects, drawings and methodology - you will have to communicate to contractors and clients alike from a Structural Engineering Background
Confidence dealing with senior site managers, business owners and other key stakeholders
Experienced in project planning & delivery – end to end process 
be able to balance your time - you will be approx. 60% on project sites and 40% office based
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Problem solving expertise

The offer:
Take ownership of a newly created position and really stamp your mark!
Opportunity to join a stable business with established relationships and investment in the best people and machinery
Great team culture with ongoing training and development
Excellent package plus vehicle, phone and laptop
We value your experience and skills, but to succeed in this team you will also need to demonstrate the qualities we value as an organisation. We are looking for people who thrive working in a team environment, who are there for each other during challenges and successes. People who put the customers first and are always thinking about innovative ways to solve business and customer needs. 

Our people act with integrity, are down to earth, open and honest and always looking for ways to improve. If you have the right skills and interested to know more about the vacancies, please submit your application and cover letter and the team will be in touch with you to discuss further. 

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strive to create an inclusive environment for all our employees. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply to any of our vacant positions. Talk to us about our flexible working arrangements and career pathways.