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Greenspace Operations Manager

Bay Of Plenty
Full time
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10,001+ employees
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Ko te take ka parekareka e koe ki te mahi ki kōnei | Why you will enjoy working here

Downer is committed to delivering excellence by ensuring our people have the environment and the means to be successful. We offer:

  • Free access to Marram health care benefits and discounted holiday homes
  • Discounts for Samsung, Repco, PB Tech, Gym memberships and more!
  • $500 bonus for current employees who refer a friend to Downer
  • Great promotion and career development opportunities

Have a look at our other great benefits here!

Te kōwhiringa | The Opportunity

The Downer Greenspaces team have a reputation built through having great people, access to first class plant and equipment along with leading edge technology that allow us to deliver to the highest standards across New Zealand. Our teams are professional, focused on delivery of best practice on Parks Maintenance/Horticulture services to our clients and the members of the public.

A bit about the role:

The Operations Manager will provide operational leadership to Bay of Plenty Greenspaces team delivering on contract requirements, optimising resource use and achieving target results.

You will be responsible for the management of operational resource (people, plant, materials and subcontractors) to optimise performance across quality and safety targets, and contribute to positive financial performance and customer experience.

You will also work collaboratively across all sectors, (and other areas as required) with both the local managers and national managers, responding to the client’s requests in a collaborative manner to ensure a One Downer approach.

Nga pūkenga matua | Important Skills

  • Horticultural Qualification is an advantage.
  • Proven successful management experience with responsibility and accountability for staff, plant and return on investment.
  • Experience in identifying, researching and developing marketplace opportunities
  • Developing a culture that supports zero harm management, encouraging and rewarding excellence.
  • Class 1 Drivers License

Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation

Want to know more about what it is like to work at Downer? Then head to our People Site here!

Me pēhea ki te tono | How to apply

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, click Apply Now to submit your application! The reference number for this role is 600498.

We are committed to a safe working environment for everyone - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test, medical and a Ministry of Justice check prior to starting employment. If you need support with this requirement, please talk to our team.