Project Manager - Wellington

Mott MacDonald

Location: Canterbury

Job Type: Full time


Mott MacDonald:

Mott MacDonald Aotearoa has grown significantly over the past 12 months, to over 300 strong and now houses a team of experts who enjoy sharing success in delivering awesome projects such as Christchurch's Te Kaha Stadium, Lake Onslow Pumped Hydro Scheme, Seascape Tower, multiple complex wastewater treatment plants and Auckland Airport upgrades.

The Role:

Mott MacDonald is growing, and with that growth comes an exciting opportunity to join our Wellington office as part of our Advisory Team. Our Project and Programme Management team deliver infrastructure projects across New Zealand with a range of different clients, and are currently expanding again to support our NZ business across all our sectors.

This role represents a great opportunity for an experienced project manager with a background in consultancy engineering/project management to move into a truly global organisation. Our wider team has members in Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington and are currently working on a range of engagements across the country.

What You Will Do:

As part of our dynamic team, you will manage projects from the early phases of implementation through to construction phase monitoring, and drive projects to an effective and successful conclusion. You will be able to solve complex delivery challenges using both your judgement and experience, ensuring compliance with internal and external regulations. You will work closely with our experienced design managers to manage relationships with the relevant stakeholders including the client, consultants, contractors, and internal staff. You will also provide advice to our clients on how to establish and improve delivery on projects.

Current projects are focused in our Transport and Water sectors, however there are other opportunities to support projects in other areas also.

About You:

You will be tertiary qualified in engineering / infrastructure or project management, with several years' experience delivering project management solutions across civil infrastructure projects. We are looking for a project manager with excellent client relationship management skills, who takes pride in their ability to communicate and work with a diverse range of stakeholders. You will be confident in managing project time-lines and programmes, and keeping across various conflicts and project delivery challenges. You will have experience of administering multiple types of contract including NZ standard and international. Experience in design and construction contracting environments, and a formal project management qualification would be a benefit.

Your passion for delivering projects for our communities, and the ability and energy to work in a team environment is highly desirable. Your well-developed interpersonal skills with an ability to influence and guide key stakeholders will set you up for success from the start of your career at Mott MacDonald.

You've got this!

This is a great opportunity to join a global consultancy that is growing and is pushing ahead in the local market. If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a fast-growing business with an organisation that is shaping the communities in which we live, then we would encourage you to apply for the above position and join our world class consultancy.

We offer you all the benefits that come from working in a global consultancy, including a competitive salary, flexible work arrangements, enhanced Kiwi Saver contributions, ongoing professional support, career development and a great opportunity to work on key projects. We are committed to fostering a culture that empowers our people, promotes teamwork and embraces sustainability. We are an endorsed Work180 Employer who takes our role of contributing to better social outcomes seriously.

If you don't tick every box in this ad, please don't rule yourself out. We focus on hiring people who share our values of inclusion, collaboration, adaptability, and integrity. So, if this role resonates with you, please send through your application.

We're always on the lookout for talented people who share our values to join our team and contribute to our culture, connect with us to find out how.

You’ve got this!