Project Director wanted to lead major construction projects for a Tier 1 contractor

We are seeking applications from Project Directors with an established track record in large vertical build projects such as airports, museums, railway stations and commercial high rise in excess of $250m. You will drive innovative solutions and manage large project bids through tender and delivery stages and have the ability to correctly establish large project teams, capable of best practise project delivery.

New Zealand is about to enter its largest construction boom in history with over $5 billion in projects scheduled for the Auckland region alone. Roblawmax is partnered with a true giant in the NZ construction sector with an outstanding reputation for project delivery. They are already engaged in over $2 billion dollars’ worth of projects at present and this position will play a key role in winning and delivering the next phases of projects as they come into construction.


  • Leadership and effective management and oversight of large project teams
  • Being a health, safety and environment leader
  • Leading and preparing winning tender submissions / proposals
  • Driving engineering/construction teams to develop safe, effective, efficient, and easy to construct tender and detailed designs
  • Challenging business as usual engineering delivery approaches
  • Effective interfacing between engineering and construction to deliver exceptional outcomes
  • Leading innovation, incorporation of lessons learned from bids and projects, and continuous improvement to enhance bid and project outcomes
  • Resourcing management, project delivery and cost control
  • Developing and maintaining client relationships
  • Target setting and performance monitoring (quality, cost and schedule)
  • Actively participating in and promoting the company’s quality and HSE program
  • Proactively supporting ongoing professional development of team members.
  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering/Construction/Quantity Surveying
  • Strong commitment to the construction sector, with a minimum of 15 years’ experience in large construction projects
  • Proven project delivery experience working for a major Tier 1 contractor in New Zealand or Australia·
  • Strong understanding of and demonstrated ability to lead and manage design and construct bids and projects in the following areas: commercial, high rise, civic facilities, airports and transport
  • Extremely strong client facing ability and comfortable interfacing with national and local government agencies and major engineering consultancies
This is a genuine opportunity with a New Zealand construction heavy weight and will pay an outstanding salary for the right person. Relocation and accommodation assistance will be available for suitably qualified overseas candidates who can be here and working within a relatively short time frame.

Do not hesitate and apply today. Email your CV to [email protected] quoting MD60543 or for a confidential chat about this role, call Hamish McLean on +64 9 951 5011

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