Construction Project Manager
New Zealand Army
Auckland, Papakura
15h ago

What you will do

As Project Manager you’ll be accountable for managing an exciting variety of upcoming strategic projects largely based at Papakura and also across other NZDF Auckland locations.

You’ll ensure successful implementation of business cases and manage projects within set tolerances as well as :

  • Work closely with key stakeholders and team members;
  • Manage key engagement with external construction and consultant partners;
  • Oversee the development, design and delivery of infrastructure and building projects;
  • Ensure forecasted benefits are realised; and
  • Share knowledge with colleagues and wider network.
  • This is an exciting opportunity to be part of NZDF’s estate regeneration programme across our nine camps and bases nationwide.

    Be part of a collective goal, solving complex problems, creating change and making a difference.

    What we need

    We’re looking for a positive, motivated and proactive person, with effective and professional communication skills, as well as :

  • Previous construction project management experience and skills;
  • Proven positive stakeholder relationship experience;
  • A working understanding of relevant property legislation, infrastructure planning and building consenting processes;
  • The ability to deal with complex issues using excellent problem-solving skills;
  • Computer literacy including project management tools.
  • We offer a breadth of opportunity within our large and complex organisation. Defence Estate and Infrastructure are critical enablers for the delivery of NZDF military capabilities.

    Don’t miss out on this opportunity.

    Who we are

    NZDF is undertaking a major regeneration programme developing the Defence Estate in order to achieve our overarching aim of delivering an integrated Defence Force.

    The Defence Estate is where our personnel live, work and train and comprises of 81,000ha of land, property and infrastructure assets valued at $4.7bn.

    As a team, Defence Estate and Infrastructure is responsible for developing and maintaining these assets to support military capabilities and outcomes.

    Our purpose is to deliver and manage a high quality, sustainable estate that supports our people now and in the future. Our Defence Estate Regeneration Programme will ensure continued development and investment across our nine camps and bases that will deliver an Estate fit for the 21st century.

    This is one of New Zealand’s largest regeneration and development programmes.

    Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa / New Zealand.

    As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice.

    Why Us

    NZDF is an inclusive organisation that is open to flexible working arrangements and welcomes applications from people regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, age, beliefs / opinions, or family circumstances.

    In return for your expertise, dedication and hard work, NZDF is offering remuneration reflective of your experience, along with :

  • 5 weeks annual leave per year;
  • Variety, challenge and a chance to influence;
  • Flexible working environment and positive culture.
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