Commercial Manager (Commercial Construction) Auckland, New Zealand

The construction market continues to go from strength to strength in Auckland with numerous commercial projects throughout the region underway and due to start in the near future. In such a vibrant environment construction contractors are on the lookout for top professionals to join their teams to further their presence within the market. This Australian contractor is relatively new to the Auckland market but has already secured a number of commercial projects in and around the city. As part of their growth and development they are looking to secure the services of a Commercial Manager with experience in the NZ market. This is a new position and your appointment will see you join the senior management team in Auckland.

The level of your experience can vary but you must have some experience working as a commercial manager working in the New Zealand market on commercial projects with a minimum value of $20 million. The role will involve pre and post contractual work and so a successful track record of winning work will be desirable. In an ideal world you will have some legal experience around contract law but the wider company has plenty of experience already so assistance is there as required.

Although at the moment a small team there are big plans ahead so your experience of building and managing commercial teams will be invaluable. You will have extensive experience of seeing projects through to completion and be very process driven in your approach, in line with the company’s existing practices. Desirable attributes include;

  • A degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant field such as quantity surveying
  • A systematic and process driven approach
  • Good local New Zealand experience in commercial build projects
  • The drive to be successful in a new team

This is an opportunity to establish yourself within a new company in New Zealand and be part of a big future. The company has the financial and commercial backing from a larger group, offering significant support as it grows within this busy market. The position offers a generous salary in line with your experience and an opportunity to be involved with an excellent company from the start. If this opportunity is of interest to you contact Phil on +6421 489 367 or send me a copy of your CV to

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