Field Team Manager


Trades and Services

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Applications Close - End of Day: 24-09-2018


New Zealand

Work type:

·         Critical Leadership Role

·         Progressive Organisation

·         Christchurch Location


Our Client

Connetics has a vision to be the best electrical distribution contractor in New Zealand. To be the best, we need to create an environment where people are actually safe and able to perform at their best. For further information go to:  


The Role

Reporting to the Christchurch Regional Manager, we are looking to appoint two Field Team Managers to lead a portfolio of Field Delivery teams within our Christchurch Service Delivery Business Unit, responsible for leading the field delivery of a range of projects involving our Substations and Lighting, and Civil, Lines and Jointing specialities. Both roles form a critical part of the Christchurch Business leadership team, which is jointly accountable for achieving annual business plan targets, building capability, and improving the performance of the Regional Business Unit across all areas including safety, people, financial, commercial, and delivery.

Leading a strong safety culture is imperative and we are after someone who demonstrates Connetics’ philosophy that our people have the solutions to current challenges they face, and is able to truly and effectively engage and grow the capabilities of their teams.

You will have responsibility for all field team delivery including the daily dispatch of people to scheduled projects, Delivery Supervision of Minor Works and Field Delivery of all projects. You will be accountable for ensuring business unit plans and targets are achieved, legislative and regulatory requirements are met and work is delivered safely, on time, within budget and in accordance with the relevant technical standards and best industry practice.  


Skills and Experience

This role requires a skilled and experienced people leader with a natural talent for establishing effective working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders in an open, collaborative and approachable manner. You will have a proven ability to work collaboratively with your leadership peers in the interests of the whole business whilst also building capability of your people and improving performance within your functional team.

You will bring sound commercial acumen and the ability to analyse problems and make robust decisions in a timely manner based on objectives, risks, implications and cost.  At the core of this role is the leadership of a team of supervisors across the specialist areas, therefore, proven leadership is essential to grow teams into an established and performing delivery operation. A relevant tertiary or electrical industry qualification and knowledge of the electrical supply industry and regulations is imperative.

 A Position Description for the role is available for download at the bottom of the job listing at

To Apply

This role has a strong emphasis on service excellence. If you feel you possess the above qualities and are drawn by the opportunity to further develop your career in a successful business, apply now by submitting your cover letter and CV by clicking on the appropriate ‘Apply’ button. Initial enquiries are welcome by phoning Sally Wynn-Williams on 03345 8759 or Lisa Wheeler on 03 345 8757.