Project Management Lead – Western Project
Newmarket, AUK
1d ago
source : ExploreJobs

Job detailsJob TypeFull-timePermanentFull Job DescriptionWork with one of New Zealand's biggest developers Be part of an innovative and forward-thinking development team and sustainable development programme with market leading construction technology.

Huge opportunity for career development with Metlifecare's growing pipeline of development. Competitive Salary and Bonus structure Flexible working arrangement Metlifecares Development Programme Our development team is growing and delivering on a programme of work across New Zealand to support Metlifecare's ambitious five-year growth strategy which will increase our development pipeline, provide geographic diversification, and expand its aged care offering, all underpinned by ambitious ESG (Environment, Social, Governance) targets.

Metlifecare is innovating in the way its buildings are designed and built by getting our development team, internal experts, builders, and subtrades to collaborate.

Having recently won the NZIA award for Planning and Urban Design and achieved a Green Star 6 design rating at our latest care building, our developments are the leading edge of sustainable design innovation in the retirement industry.

Metlifecare's residential aged care designs are reflective of contemporary non-institutional environments and models of care.

Buildings are designed so that they provide a true community for residents and include opportunities for social connection.

We are focused on growing our talent - your career with Metlifecare will develop your skills and networks, with fantastic career progression opportunities throughout our organisation.

We encourage innovation and thinking outside the box! So, apply now to be part of our innovative development team. About the role We're looking for an experienced Project Manager to work from our Support Office located in Newmarket.

They will be responsible for building and leading a team to execute the delivery of up to $375m of new build construction project as part of Metlifecare's portfolio regeneration programme.

They will be required to ensure individual projects are delivered consistently to specified timelines, within budget and quality standards, meeting design criteria and guaranteeing financial outcomes meet approval levels and feasibility thresholds.

This is an exciting role to be in as you work to deliver ambitious goals, in a growing company and you get to set up your own team.

You'll be reporting to our Head of Delivery and work along a superb team of professionals that make things happen and have fun along the way.

Some of the great things you will be doing : Building and managing a team Drive and deliver key development activity outcomes on projects.

Planning of the site logistics, infrastructure upgrades and staging of the construction projects within existing village environments.

Assist the team with management of tender, tender evaluation and contractor selection process. Contract administration, management of project financials, including spend against contingency budget and out-turn project costs.

Manage project risks through proactive identification and mitigation - no surprises approach Ensure construction aligns with Metlifecare design standards and documentation and defects are dealt with in a timely manner Assist and lead in the implementation of innovative construction methodologies to ensure continuous improvement in the way we deliver our projects.

Support to secure all required building consents and statutory approvals Communication and coordination with internal Metlifecare teams, including Sales, Village Management, Asset Management and Clinical teams.

About you Seasoned and experienced project manager with residential or commercial construction experience, and people leadership skills.

Operational and quality management of processes; drives for quality improvements and suggesting solutions to challenges while managing risk to minimize exposure Account management of stakeholders to get the right outcome Construction contract management as Engineer Rep under NZS3910 and as Client Rep under NZS3915 & 3916 Detailed understanding of regulatory framework around project development Good understanding and knowledge of Statutory process and regulations including RMA, NZ Building Act and NZ Building code Requirement.

Team leader and mentor to drive performance and nurture your team. About us Established in 1984, Metlifecare is a leading owner and operator of retirement villages, providing rewarding lifestyles and care to more than 6,500 New Zealanders.

We pride ourselves on providing retirement communities in which people are empowered to be the very best version of themselves.

Metlifecare currently operates 32 villages located in the North Island and employs close to 1,700 staff.Hiring InsightsJob activityPosted today

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