Renewals Project Manager - Taupo (589726)


Location: Waikato

Job Type: Full time


Working within the Downer Taupo, Transport team, the Renewals Project Manager is responsible for the planning and delivery of all aspects of renewal activities including:

  • Pavement
  • Surfacing including road marking
  • Minor safety improvements
  • Bridge Maintenance
  • Drainage

You will ensure that the deliverables are achieved making best use of supply chain partner and internal resources, with a focus on achieving outstanding outcomes for the customers of the Taupo Network.

You will manage the processes associated with the provision of the physical works including safety, traffic management, quality, environmental, financial, resource management in the delivery of assigned works to ensure the Taupo meets the required levels of service.

About you:
You'll bring with you proven experience working on renewal activities, and the ability to demonstrate good understanding of construction processes, plant suitability and productivity. Some survey experience would be beneficial. We'd also value:

  • A tertiary qualification preferably in Business Management or Civil Engineering or equivalent in proven working experience
  • The ability to create and deliver a strong customer focus culture, and a collaborative approach to develop client relationships
  • Attested successful Contract Management knowledge and experience ideally within Road Maintenance, Utilities and/or Construction
  • Experience of business development in a commercial environment
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills with an ability to influence others

Ultimately you will work collaboratively with the management team to maximise Downer’s commercial success through the development and implementation of Downer business strategies and processes.

Perks & Benefits
Working for a progressive and reliable organisation, you will be offered a competitive salary plus private use of a company vehicle, the tools of trade required to deliver the excellence we are known for, and a whole lot of extras such as merch, clothing, boots, PPE.

We pride ourselves on our socially responsible, inclusive, and diverse culture, which includes Zero Harm. You will receive ongoing mentoring, training, and development opportunities to ensure your knowledge and skills continue to be industry-leading and your career opportunities limitless in a business the size of ours.

Because we are all about relationships creating success, we offer our people a comprehensive employee benefits package through our partners. You will receive extensive discounts and perks across a huge number of sought-after multinational brands, think banking, gyms, insurance, retailers, technology, vehicles, automotive, healthcare, childcare, homeware, dental care, travel, accommodation, and plenty more!

How to apply:
If you are looking for more than just a job – but a real career opportunity. Don't delay, register your interest by applying online today! Apply online at search for reference 589726. Alternately, drop into your local Downer depot and drop off your resume or email for more info.

Our workplaces are drug and alcohol-free - all successful, applicants will be required to undertake a Pre-Employment drug test and 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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