Westland District Council

Project Manager

Westland District Council

Government Services

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Applications Close - End of Day: 31-08-2020


New Zealand

Work type:

  • Capital Projects Role
  • Rewarding Role within a Lifestyle Location
  • West Coast Based

Our Client

The Westland District is underpinned by tourism, agriculture, and mineral industries and is located within 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. For more information on the Council and district visit: www.westlanddc.govt.nz or www.westcoast.co.nz

The Role

Reporting to the Asset Manager, you will be responsible for the overall implementation, execution, control and completion of the capital projects for the assets owned and operated by the Westland District Council, ensuring consistency between the council’s strategy, commitments, goals and contractual obligations. You will manage the workflow, resources and timelines for projects, and the day to day operations and communications with the various stakeholders. In addition, you will be responsible for project budgets, tenders and cost management, and ensure on site compliance to health and safety requirements.

Skills and Experience

To succeed in this role, you will ideally have an engineering, project management or trade qualification, with capital works experience, and be knowledgeable in a range of related projects, whether civil, 3 Waters or building restoration. You will be technically competent, use project management methodology and have completed a range of relevant projects to a high standard, within budget and on time to the satisfaction of stakeholders. The ability to work cooperatively, manage contractors and demonstrate excellent customer service skills will be as important as the ability to prioritise tasks and manage timelines. Excellent communication and record keeping skills are also required.

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 feel you possess the above qualities and are drawn by the opportunity to further develop your career, prepare your cover letter and CV and click the ‘Apply’ button. Initial enquiries are welcome by phoning Nick Carter on 03 345 8764 or David Clausen on 03 345 8762.

Applications for this role close Thursday 20 August 2020