Technical Director
AUCKLAND, New Zealand
6d ago

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Geotechnical Technical Director to join our team in Auckland.

We require a motivated Geotechnical Technical Director with either a geotechnical or engineering geological background to develop business opportunities, build and strengthen our Geotechnical business through the delivery of projects, technical leadership, coaching and mentoring our people.

The team is currently full of opportunity with recent nationally significant project wins coupled with our growing core deliverables.

It will see you supported by other team leaders and senior staff across the country. The role is well rounded being both a support and technical role with the split being negotiable.

GHD are committed to solving the world’s biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanisation. We are a global professional services company that leads through engineering, construction and architectural expertise.

Our forward-looking, innovative approaches connect and sustain communities around the world. Delivering extraordinary social and economic outcomes, we are focused on building lasting relationships with our partners and clients.

This role will see you involved in :

  • Client liaison and business development
  • Provide leadership, planning, and coordination of resources for each job including inputs with other offices, and sub consultants
  • Leading and assisting the preparation of investigations, reports and designs across a number of sections including transportation, water, environment (including dams and landfills), built environments and slip remediation
  • Providing technical input and leadership on projects including review QA / QC of project deliverables as either Job Manager, Technical Reviewer or Project Director as appropriate
  • Client liaison and business development
  • Mentoring & coaching and development of other staff
  • Quality assurance including preparation of high quality reports, correspondence and other deliverables
  • What you will bring to the team

  • BE Civil or BSc
  • Strong desire to lead people and to develop them as high performing professionals
  • 10 or more years consultancy experience
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Technically competent and recognised as such with the ability to be proactive and take ownership of large complex projects
  • As project manager and engineer deliver work on time, to the quality required and within budget
  • Ability to nurture and develop teamwork within the group
  • What's in it for you :

  • Health insurances paid for by GHD (life, trauma and income protection)
  • Up to 20 days extra leave with our purchased leave scheme
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Professional development and ongoing training
  • Flexible working arrangements for work-life balance
  • Opportunities to learn from our industry experts and technical gurus across APAC.
  • A highly supportive and collaborative team environment
  • Daily interaction with high performing teams
  • We will set you up for success with the latest hardware, tools and tech
  • Apply with your CV and cover letter today!

    Ki GHD, ka ākina te kaimahi e mātou kia tutuki ōna ake moemoeā. Nā te mea, ko te kaha o te tangata te tuarā o te pakihi.

    Nā reira, he hiahia nō mātou ki te whiwhi kaimahi nō ngā ahurea tuakiri maha, nō whenua rerekē, tane mai, wahine mai.

    At GHD we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities and invites applications from people of all nationalities, genders, and cultural backgrounds.


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