Assistant Project Manager

Job title : Assistant Project Manager
Location : Auckland
Contact name : Oliver Saltmarsh
Contact email :
Job reference : OS73790

We are looking for multiple assistant/junior project managers across the country, in Auckland, Wellington, and Christchurch. We work with several excellent construction project management firms who need support to deliver some exciting and challenging projects.

If you are looking to join a company with a dynamic team of project managers who are passionate about successfully getting their clients’ projects across the line, then look no further.

These firms manage some of the biggest projects across healthcare, commercial, education, civil facilities, transport, infrastructure spaces, all sorts! Project values range from $1M through to $500M and beyond – working with the likes of MoE, Kainga Ora, Waka Kotahi, local councils, DHBs, private industry clients, and more! And if commercial interiors is your passion, then we also have a role for you!

About the role:

This is a great opportunity for someone with some project management or construction experience, who is looking for a better opportunity and fantastic career development. Or possibly you’re someone with a professional services background who is looking for a change and a step-up.

You will be driving some of New Zealand’s best projects forward, managing the delivery, engaging with the client, and ensuring everything is going smoothly and solving issues as they arise.You will work in a tight-knit project management team, overseeing wider project teams of contractors, engineers, architects, designers, and more.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting senior PMs with project delivery

  • Construction and design management

  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders

  • Contract management

Successful applicants will have:

  • Ideally, 1-2 years in a professional services engineering, construction, or project management environment

  • Stakeholder management and communication skills

  • A creative approach to problem solving and providing solutions

  • Experience working on various construction projects

  • A relevant tertiary qualification – BEng, BConst, or similar

Most importantly, attitude is key (and I know it sounds cliché, but it’s true!). We are looking for good people who can communicate well and are interested in project management. Excellent training and support will be provided, all while gaining great experience and doing real work straight away.


  • A range of challenging projects across New Zealand with high profile clients

  • Fantastic on-going career development and opportunities

  • Work with a team of absolute professionals who have fantastic experience to share

  • Various benefits on top of a competitive salary

To apply, send your CV to, quoting reference #OS73790. For more information say gidday to Oliver Saltmarsh on 021 614 953