Project Coordinator

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Administration
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Napier
  • Job Reference:FCH/21378
  • Closing Date:31 Oct 2021


Our Green Team in Napier are looking for an experienced Project Coordinator to join our surfacing Division. This is a varied role where no two days are the same. 

The Project Coordinator is a key role for the Higgins team in Napier. They are responsible for the administration and set up of contracts, projects, financial requirements, and support to the project managers. 

Role Responsibilities: 
  • Provide administration support to Surfacing Manager  
  • Participate in meetings and take minutes
  • Maintaining and tracking the practical deliverable schedule
  • Developing and maintaining metrics and reports customised to individual project needs, to help manage and improve the management of the project.
  • Compiling reports and templates related to the project requirements
  • Maintaining various databases with accurate and up to date information 
  • Manage contract compliance and consents and bring any issues to the attention of the project lead.
  • Assist Surfacing Manager to manage project cost reporting and forecasting.
  • Coordinating and processing all project information within the Higgins project management system
  • Monthly reporting/ Maintaining monthly claims 
  • Managing internal and external invoices 
  • Other general office administration as required

Skills and Experience required:
  • Prior experience as a Project Coordinator, ideally within the construction industry 
  • Strong organisational skills 
  • A natural people person with the ability to build robust relationships quickly
  • Strong computer literacy - experience with the Microsoft Office suite of products, particularly Excel
  • Process orientated, effective and productive time management skills and the ability to prioritise your workload 
  • Experience using RAMM is desirable but not essential 

What We Offer:
  • Competitive salary 
  • Potential opportunity to step into project management if this is something that interests you
  • Join a team of experienced industry experts – continue to develop your knowledge and skills 
  • Fletchers Benefits Programme, including discounted health insurance, family scholarship & share scheme along with multi-business discounts for you and your family to enjoy
  • An opportunity to work in a dynamic, successful and progressive organisation
  • A varied role that will continue to develop with you – progress your career!

Higgins is a leading roading and civil infrastructure company in New Zealand. We are on a dynamic growth path with people at the heart of what we do every day. 

Higgins is committed to a drug-free workplace. The successful applicant will be required to pass pre-employment drug and alcohol testing along with a health check – you’ll need to be fit for work!
Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Building better roads for safer journeys – He pai ake te hanga o ngā rori, kia haumaru ai ngā haerenga