Project Director

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Tauranga
  • Job Reference:FCH/32122
  • Closing Date:10 Jun 2023


The Higgins Green Team in Tauranga have an opportunity available for an experienced Project Director who will manage the delivery of works for a significant piece of transport infrastructure valued at around $50m. You'll be the key contact for the client, designers and stakeholder. You will also fulfill the Contractors Representative role on the project and as such, you must have had prior experience in this capacity.

As a senior member of the Team you will have a high level of interpersonal skills, an intimate knowledge of the New Zealand construction industry, with strong networks and relationships at client, consultant and project stakeholder levels. A proven track record of delivery of infrastructure work in New Zealand will be essential for success in this position, and exceptional leadership nous, negotiating and people management skills will be crucial.

Managing a team of 3 x Project Managers, Engineers and a mix of self-perform crews and subcontractors, you will grow and develop your teams and build solid capability to deliver projects now and into the future.

A highly attractive salary package is on offer, including a generous base salary, Kiwisaver, personal use vehicle and numerous employee benefits. Relocation packages are also available if you are moving from another region along with temporary accommodation.

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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