Engineering & Development Manager


Location: Auckland

Job Type: Full time


Ventia Pty Ltd

  • Do you have the tenacity to win Ventia the work?
  • Do you enjoy working in a Diverse & Inclusive Culture?
  • Competitive Salary Package available for the right person

About the role

As the Engineering and Development Manager you are responsible for the management of medium and large-scale tenders within our Energy Networks and Renewables (ENR) Ventia Northern business.

These responsibilities include developing tender strategy, coordinating and driving tender developments, presenting large tenders for senior management and board approval, tender submissions, negotiating contracts and conducting project handovers for projects won.

This role is ideally suited to someone with an Electrical Engineering background who has experience in the electrical infrastructure industry in either distribution, transmission or generation.

When you come to work with Ventia ENR team in Auckland NZ, you will be joining an experienced and focused team who can tell you themselves, they enjoy coming to work!


  • Relocation assistance - for the right candidate
  • No Hierarchy – We Are One Team
  • No 2 days are ever the same!
  • Supportive Colleagues and Leadership
  • Ventia perks program – Discounts %%
  • Flexibility & Autonomy
  • Ventia want you to grow. All you need to do is, say YES!
  • Career Progression Opportunities
  • Dedicated Healthy Minds Program

Key Responsibilities:

Do you have the tenacity to win Ventia the work?

  • Developing winning tenders and proposals, plans and strategies that differentiate Ventia’s offerings in a competitive bidding market.
  • Planning, coordinating, and overseeing the technical and engineering activities of the Ventia Energy Networks and Renewables (ENR) Northern business.
  • Maintain visible, timely and accurate reporting on the status, issues, and performance of the tenders.
  • Manage the successful development of collaboration across multiple offices, business lines, clients and sectors.
  • Identify areas for technical and operational enhancement and formulate strategies for implementation.
  • Cultivate your team culture of estimators for continuous learning and innovation.

Key Skills & Attributes Include

  • Demonstrated experience within renewables and electrical infrastructure sectors.
  • Proven track record in forming and leading teams; collaborative and inclusive working methods and ability to quickly assess management requirements and address issues.
  • Ability to handle pressure, meet tight deadlines, and maintain a high attention to detail.

While there are certain ‘must-haves’ for this role, if you meet more than half the criteria, we’d still love to hear from you.


Ventia is enriched by the diverse experiences, talents and cultures that our people bring to the organisation, while celebrating and respecting the communities we operate in. We are committed to providing a safe and positive environment that provides equal opportunities for individuals of all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Māori and Pasifika people, LGTBQI+, Women, Veterans and spouses and people with disabilities.

How to Apply

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** Shortlisted candidates will be contacted **

Position Reference Number: 155039

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