Project Manager

Downer

Location: Manawatu-Wanganui

Job Type: Full time

Posted


Downer New Zealand is a leading provider of integrated services. Our commitment to building long term relationships and supporting our customers with high calibre services and solutions; the talents of our people; and consistent excellence in operational delivery sets us apart.

Our Manawatu team is growing at a rate of knots, so we are now looking for a Project Manager to join our team based in Manawatu.

About the role:
Working closely with the Construction Manager you’ll be an integral part of the team providing support with contract pipelines and bid management.

You’ll work collaboratively across our Lower North Island teams to identify opportunities, consider opportunity-business fit, understand the key client requirements and then work with team to create compelling tenders before handing over to our operations team for delivery (providing you’ve done your job right!).

You’ll also need to:

  • Work collaboratively as part of a team, including liaising and coordinating the different disciplines including both local resources and the national bid team/bid writers
  • Maintain visibility of forthcoming opportunities in the marketplace and assisting with strategic, long-term business planning with key internal stakeholders
  • Work alongside and understand our clients, their needs and how we can deliver the best outcomes for them
  • Build and maintain relationships, develop and enhance systems, create successful proposals, and add value throughout the business
  • Co-ordinate with and manage all relevant stakeholders during all tender stages as required to ensure a professional quality product is provided

About you:
To do this, you’ll need to bring with you a strong understanding and knowledge of our world coupled with bid management, tendering or estimating experience.

Your success in this role will come from your:

  • Extensive experience with estimating, tendering and commercial knowledge
  • Strong project management skills and the ability to drive the end-to-end bid strategy and proposal development
  • Well-developed business acumen and the ability to think and act strategically
  • Commitment to quality outcomes and continuous improvement
  • A passion for working with and leading diverse teams to develop winning strategies and proposals
  • Ability to communicate effectively across different levels of an organisation and good leadership skills

A role with us can enable you to develop and enhance your skills and experience. This is a great opportunity for you to join our diverse and inclusive culture and be part of a great team thriving in a collaborative fast-paced environment. We will reward you with a competitive remuneration package, flexible working arrangements, great training and ongoing development, and the opportunity to advance your career within our organisation.

What’s on offer?
A role with us can enable you to develop and enhance your skills and experience. This is a great opportunity for you to join our diverse and inclusive culture and be part of a great team thriving in a collaborative fast-paced environment. We will reward you with a competitive remuneration package, flexible working arrangements, great training and ongoing development, and the opportunity to advance your career within our organisation.

How to apply?
If this sounds like an opportunity for you then register your interest at www.downercareers.co.nz reference 583047.

Downer NZ is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture.

Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test & medical.

Due to the fast-paced nature of Downer, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change, so don't delay and make sure you apply as soon as possible.

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