Operations Manager

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Napier
  • Job Reference:FCH/25717
  • Closing Date:17 Jul 2022


We have an opportunity available for an Operations Manager to join our Green Team in the sunny Hawkes Bay. This position is based in our Maintenance division reporting to the Contracts Manager. Our team maintain the Hawkes Bay state highway network which is approximately 480km of road. 

• Management position in a supportive and passionate team 
• Opportunity for an experienced manager or someone looking for their next step up in Maintenance 
• Competitive salary package
• Access to Fletchers Benefits Programme, including discounted health insurance, family scholarship & share scheme along with multi-business discounts for you and your family to enjoy

Role Responsibilities/Experience required 
• Experience working in the road maintenance industry is highly sought after
• Proven experience delivering outcomes on previous maintenance contracts  
• Confident in managing your team to ensure the delivery of cyclic and heavy maintenance activities are completed and contract requirements are met
• Undertake mentoring of your direct reports as required
• Ability to provide accurate project forecasts, monitoring monthly costs and programmes delivery within budgets
• Experience undertaking the accurate pricing and delivery of variation work 
• Strong computer skills – Good working knowledge of RAMM highly sought after
• Experience ensuring health, safety and environmental plans and procedures are followed

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. We offer a great working environment, competitive hourly rate, subsidised medical insurance and subsidised education and training for you and your dependants.

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

Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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