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Civil Contract Manager Jobs

Civil Contract Manager Jobs

How to Enter

Candidates looking to secure a job as a Civil Contract Manager will often need significant experience within the Project Management and Residential, Commercial or Civil Construction industries. Some New Zealand employers may also expect a relevant Civil Construction and/or Project Management (PMI or PRINCE2) qualification.

Typical Responsibilities

The day-to-day responsibilities of a Civil Contract Manager can include the following:

  • Organising and executing civil construction contracts and sub-contracts

  • Planning critical key completion dates and organising labour force

  • Ensuring civil projects are completed on time and to budget

  • Acting as a first point of contact for civil construction and development projects

  • Managing client expectations

  • Ensuring Health and Safety standards are adhered to


After a few years’ experience, Civil Contract Managers can progress their careers towards operations management jobs such as Civil Construction Manager or Project Director. Alternatively, Contract Managers can also further specialise and move into the role of Health and Safety Manager for residential, commercial or civil construction sites.

Salary Range

100K+ per annum (NZD)