Assistant Project Manager

Job title : Assistant Project Manager
Location : Otago
Job type : Permanent
Contact name : Oliver Saltmarsh
Job reference : OS71927

About the Company

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.

​Our client manages projects across healthcare, education, civil facilities, transport, infrastructure spaces – working with an exciting mix of public and private clients, including national government, local councils, and multinational corporations.

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.

​Opportunities like this in Queenstown do not come up often! You will gain great exposure to a range of projects across the Queenstown-Lakes district. You will be working with fantastic project managers and help to deliver some large projects for your clients.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting senior PMs with project delivery

  • Construction and design management

  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders

  • Contract management

  • Managing sub-contractors

​And more! Doing whatever you can to help drive your clients' projects across the line.

Successful applicants will have:

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

  • Excellent relationship building and communication skills

  • A creative approach to problem solving and providing solutions

  • Experience working on various construction projects

  • Knowledge of New Zealand construction contracts and law

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


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

  • Fantastic ongoing career development and opportunities

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

For further information contact Oliver Saltmarsh on 09 951 5011, apply online, or via email:, quoting reference: OS71927