Construction Manager

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Christchurch
  • Job Reference:FCH/26775
  • Closing Date:23 Jul 2022


We have an opportunity available for an experienced Construction Manager to join our Green Team in the beautiful Garden City, Christchurch. 

Reporting to our Branch Manager, you will be based at our Wigram branch office and be a strategic part of our senior leadership team.  You will be overseeing our civil construction division focusing on civil construction, drainage and residential with a large construction team.  This is a senior role with massive potential for growth.  By leading relationships with our clients, you will have the opportunity to shape our growing footprint within the region. 

What you’ll bring to the role:
  • Proven track record in coaching and mentoring teams, communication and relationship management skills
  • Ability to lead and motivate a high performing team, set direction and cast vision
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with clients and subcontractors 
  • Understanding of the technical, contractual and financial requirements involved in construction and maintenance contracts
  • Experience in tendering and commercial as well as budgeting, management of P&L and cost control
  • Extensive proven experience in a similar type role 
  • Civil Engineering Degree desirable

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 – you’ll need to be fit for work!

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

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