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General Manager Jobs

General Manager Jobs

How to Enter

To become a General Manager in New Zealand’s Engineering industry, it’s recommended to already have extensive industry and management expertise from working in a supervisory-level role. In addition, possessing qualifications in managing people, budgets and projects will be hugely beneficial.

Typical Responsibilities
  • Creating operational plans

  • Deciding how teams will work towards business goals

  • Setting and reporting budgets and expenses

  • Ensuring Health & Safety standards are met

  • Ensuring quality assurance and legal requirements are met

  • Organising the training and development of staff


Most General Managers will progress their careers further in Operational Management and go on to either become executives or specialise in other business areas such as Finance, HR or Health & Safety.

Salary Range

80K – 140K per annum (NZD)​