Project Manager
Downer Group
Auckland - Kerrs Road
3d ago
  • Downer New Zealand is a leading provider of integrated services. Our commitment to building long-term relationships and supporting our customers with high calibre services and solutions;
  • the talents of our people; and consistent excellence in operational delivery sets us apart.

    Downer Power and Gas is a leading provider of end-to-end services, providing design, construction & maintenance solutions for Power & Gas distribution network owners.

    Experiencing business success with strong project pipelines, we have a need for a number of great people to join our team.

    Committed to meeting the highest regulatory standards we are aligned with some of NZ’s largest networks, covering up to 30,000kms.

    Based out of our Auckland Office, you’ll enjoy working with a high energy, dedicated team across the Auckland Region.

    The Role :

    Fast paced Project Management position working at job level to ensure our overhead lines, substations and electrical fitting, sub division, replacement and maintenance projects, deliver on time and to specification.

    You’ll be overseeing a high volume of short turnaround, tight timeframe projects and be working closely with our operational leaders and our client.

    About you :

    Power distribution industry experience is critical for you to be able to add technical value to our projects. An understanding of how to deliver project outcomes is essential and could come from previous Project Management experience or industry related supervisory / leadership roles if you are keen to learn.

    Juggling multiple priorities will come easily, along with a flexible attitude and an aptitude to turn your hand to anything to get things done.

    You’ll demonstrate natural communication skills allowing you to keep all your key stakeholders regularly informed and engaged throughout the project.

    Negotiation skills come with the territory along with motivational leadership and empowerment.

    Bringing sound commercial acumen, you’ll also demonstrate an ability to analyse problems and make robust business decisions in a timely manner based on objectives, risks, implications and cost. You’ll also offer :

  • Practical knowledge of engineering design standards
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills
  • Strong time management and organisation skills
  • In return we offer :

    A role with us can enable you to develop and enhance your skills and experience. This is a great opportunity for you to join our diverse and inclusive culture and be part of a great team thriving in a collaborative fast-paced environment.

    We will reward you with a competitive remuneration package, flexible working arrangements, great training and ongoing development, and the opportunity to advance your career within our organisation.

    If this sounds like the opportunity for you, head to and enter reference number 572477 to apply.

    Downer NZ is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture.

    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.

    Please note we have an in-house recruitment team that manage all our vacancies. No candidates presented through an agency will be considered for any of our roles advertised, unless previously arranged.

    We would strongly encourage all candidates interested in these roles, to apply directly online through the portal provided otherwise your application will not be considered.

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