Westland District Council

Capital Projects Manager

Westland District Council

Government Services

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Applications Close - End of Day: 15-10-2018


New Zealand

Work type:

·         Newly Created Role

·         Located In Hokitika

·         Rewarding Role Whilst Living In A Lifestyle Location!


The Westland District has thriving tourism, agriculture and mineral industries alongside an awe-inspiring natural environment. The Westland District Council’s motto is “The last best place”, with a vision of being a world class tourist destination while fostering industries and businesses that lead through innovation and service. The opportunity has arisen for a professional to join their team implementing vertical and horizontal projects to support the Council’s strategy, commitments and goals. For more information visit: www.westlanddc.govt.nz


The Role

Reporting to the Group Manager District Assets you will be responsible for implementation, execution and completion of the Westland District Council capital works programme including the management and control of contractors.  This is a new position which is integral to “making it happen” and success in implementing these projects will make a key difference in our strategy and our commitment to the Westland community.


Your Skills and Experience

To be successful in this role you will have proven knowledge in civil engineering and construction programmes.  Wastewater and water management experience would also be an advantage.  You will have excellent project management skills and the ability to manage and safely lead subcontractors and suppliers to meet the project goals and timelines. 

A sound knowledge of the local Government environment and its’ processes would be advantageous.

You will have a relevant qualification and experience in civil engineering and project management. A good understanding of the New Zealand Standards of Contract is also a requirement.  In addition, your exceptional stakeholder management, relationship building and communication skills, both written and verbal will be crucial to your success.

A Position Description for the role is available for download at the bottom of the job listing at  www.brannigans.co.nz/jobs 

To Apply

If you think you have the skills to succeed, please submit your CV and cover letter by selecting the ‘Apply’ button. Initial enquiries are welcome by phoning Nick Carter on 03 345 8764 or Carole Peterson on 03 345 8751.

 Applications for this role close 5pm Monday 15 October 2018

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