Project Manager

  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Napier
  • Job Reference:HB-15315
  • Closing Date:07 Feb 2020


We are looking for a Project Manager in Civil Construction!

About the Role

We are seeking an experienced Project Manager to join our Napier contracting team.

In this role you will focus on managing a range of civil construction projects, managing workloads and organising resources to ensure all work is completed on time, to an agreed standard and on budget, whilst being able to execute delivery for project excellence.

You will be provided with the autonomy to develop and promote initiatives within your role. In this role you will have natural leadership ability and be able to build rapport with grass roots employees, stakeholders and clients.

Key Outputs of the role:

  • Be able to identify faults and issues in the field and find appropriate solutions in line with client’s expectations and budgets
  • Organise the work and lead and motivate the team to meet targets and objectives while effectively managing the resources needed to get the job done safely, on time and to the required quality standards

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Five years minimum construction experience
  • and rural roading with a maintenance focus as well as sealing, pavement construction, drainage, site works, road maintenance and general civil construction is essential
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Ramm Contractor
  • An adaptable and flexible approach to work (some weekend working is required from time to time) and the ability to multi task on a range of projects/issues
  • A strong commitment to the highest standards of health and safety

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary package
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Fletcher Benefits programme – includes access to funding to further your education, share scheme and discounted health insurance
  • A chance to join a great team with a great culture

About Higgins 

Higgins (part of the Fletcher Building Group) is a leading roading and civil infrastructure company in New Zealand. Many people have built great careers with Higgins over the last 60 years. As a member of the Higgins Green Team that opportunity is open to you as we work, grow and have fun together building tomorrows New Zealand.

As a Higgins employee you will have access to Fletchers Benefits Programme and unrivalled career development opportunities in a Group with 50 businesses across 40 different countries.

Higgins Contractors is committed to providing a safe and drug free work place.  The successful applicant will be required to pass a drug and alcohol test prior to commencement of employment.

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