Construction Operations Manager

Relocate to the beautiful Marlborough region and call Blenheim your new home with an exciting opportunity to lead a team in a multi-faceted family run business that has been servicing New Zealand for over 20 years. With steady growth this company offers a wide range of services across civil and construction with an outstanding reputation for providing quality construction of commercial outbuildings, alterations, and custom builds. You will be working for a business that prides itself on offering strong inhouse support and is motivated to deliver the best results for their clients.

Day to day you will be:

  • Managing and visiting multiple sites with a team of 25 including 2-3 Foreman
  • Running weekly health and safety toolbox meetings
  • Pricing for tendering, working in conjunction with the estimation team
  • Looking after Council inspections
  • Running client meetings
  • Ordering materials
  • Pre-programming for the week ahead
  • Engaging with preferred suppliers and sub-contractors on a regular basis

You are someone who:

  • Is a Licensed Building Practitioner
  • Experienced using Microsoft Project
  • Has the flexibility to work remotely from time to time outside of the Blenheim region for large projects
  • Proven success of staff management for a medium to large sized team
  • Experienced at running multiple jobs smoothly to completion while keeping staff engaged and motivated
  • Able to work to tight deadlines
  • The ability to build strong relationships within the industry
  • A working knowledge of the commercial sector

What you will receive in return:

  • Relocation package available for successful candidate (if relocating from outside of the region)
  • Future opportunities for personal and professional growth while being part of the wider management team
  • A great base salary with a bonus structure divided amongst the team and paid monthly if successful
  • Annual licensing fees paid for by the company
  • Private use company vehicle

Applications will close for this position on the 10th of December. If you require any further information or a copy of the position description, please contact me (Sarah) on 03 3666 226 or email:

Sarah Harland
Senior Consultant