Assistant Project Manager

Job title : Assistant Project Manager
Location : Wellington
Job type : Permanent
Contact name : Oliver Saltmarsh
Job reference : OS71753

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 companies manage projects in healthcare, education, civil facilities, transport, infrastructure spaces – 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 other construction consulting experience, who is looking for a better opportunity and fantastic career development, or for someone with a similar professional services background who is looking for a change and a step-up.

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:

  • Minimum 2 years in a professional services engineering, construction, or project management environment

  • Business and project development experience, including client-facing experience

  • Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills

  • A creative approach to problem solving and providing solutions

  • Experience working on various construction projects

  • Knowledge of New Zealand construction contract ad law

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


  • 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

For further information contact Oliver Saltmarsh on 09 359 7732, apply online, or via email:, quoting reference: OS71753