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Civil Contract Manager

Oamaru, New Zealand

Reference: 6614380

We currently have a vacancy for a Civil Contract Manager based at our Oamaru depot. If you are looking for a new challenge with a friendly focused team then read on.

This key role will provide an experienced and operationally focused person the opportunity to be part of our team working on a variety of exciting projects within our Oamaru Branch.

We are diverse in the work we deliver around the North and East Otago areas, our team complete a variety of Civil Contracting projects ranging from minor car parks & footpath construction, road maintenance up to large multi-million dollar road rehabs and civil developments. Other projects also include 3 Water renewal projects supporting our 3 Waters Maintenance contract. Our traffic management team supports our local operation and is aways in demand, we want to develop this area of our business in the years ahead.

You will be required to lead a team of experienced staff working in the Contracting and Traffic Management areas of the business. This requires you to build relationships with clients, tender and quote jobs & projects, provide direction and operational know-how on site and finally complete monthly claims and other administration tasks. This role reports to the Branch Manager who leads a large team with a can-do attitude which is focused on providing great outcomes for the community that we live and work in.

SouthRoads is a great company that offers training, mentoring and support to all it's team members, this is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced person that wants to take the next step in their career.

What we have to offer:

  • Competitive salary based on the candidate's skills and experience
  • Employee discounts
  • Fully subsidised health insurance after 12 months service
  • Training and development
  • Staff referral scheme
  • Long service benefits
  • Relocation allowance

What you should bring to this position:

  • Be energetic and enthusiastic
  • Have excellent time management skills
  • Ideally have a tertiary engineering qualification and 5 yrs+ experience in Contract Management, with a focus in Civil / Drainage Contracting.
  • Good financial understanding and being able to track costs, complete claims and deliver project reports
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be customer focused
  • Have proven experience in staff management & development
  • Have solid experience in contract management with a focus on safety and quality

This is an exciting opportunity to work with an experienced team of professionals in an enjoyable and hard-working work environment.

In accordance with our Health and Safety policy, SouthRoads is committed to a workplace free from alcohol and drugs. The successful candidates will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical and drug screening.


Applications Close: 17 Jul 2024


For more information on our company, visit: https://www.hwr.co.nz