Contracts Manager - Commercial Construction

Job title : Contracts Manager - Commercial Construction
Location : Auckland
Job type : Permanent
Contact name : Sam Phillips
Job reference : SP70308

This is a unique opportunity in the Auckland construction market to join a well-established contractor in a high-level position, part of the senior management team.

The company are looking to hire a Contracts Manager to ensure that their construction projects under their remit are completed on time, within budget, to the highest industry standards, in compliance with the Building Code, and completed to the highest Health & Safety and environmental standards, whilst maintaining the company’s good relations with all associated parties and maintaining a high level of morale in the project team as a whole.

The salary for the position is in the region of $180-220k plus vehicle, depending on experience.

Key performance areas include:

  • Leading the Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) team on selected prospective new projects

  • Overseeing the construction process from start to finish

  • Managing the pre-construction phase of the project in close collaboration with the Site Project Managers

  • Where the project is a Design & Build project, the CM will manage the design, consenting, and compliance elements of the project in close collaboration with the Design Manager and the Site Project Manager

  • Providing input into the procurement process and ensuring target budgets are met

  • Create the required teams, develop objectives / goals for each and assign responsibilities

  • Providing support and ensuring that the Site Project Managers are effectively directing supervisors / site managers reporting to them

  • Meeting with the various design consultants to resolve issues and feed these back to all on site

In order to be considered for this position, applicants MUST have the following experience:

  • Senior Project Manager or Contracts Manager experience gained in New Zealand on large construction projects in a contractor company

  • Experience of programming projects and delegating package delivery to Project Managers and Site Managers

  • Working closely with external consultants for design and engineering aspects of the projects

  • Preparing reports for PCG meetings

  • Mitigating risk and ensuring high standards of Health & Safety is adhered to for all projects

To apply for this role, click apply now or send your CV to quoting reference SP70308. For a confidential conversation about the position, call Sam on 09 951 5010.