Operations/Regional Manager – Civil & Infrastructure

New Zealand’s civil and infrastructure sector is growing busier by the day and to that end clients are looking now for the right people to join them; people with the right skills, experience and attitude who will become part of a winning team. My client is one of the major civil and infrastructure contractors in New Zealand, working throughout the North and South islands. They have outstanding reputation in the civil and infrastructure sector and are responsible for many successful major projects throughout the country.

They are currently looking for an Operations/Regional Manager to join their team in Auckland. The ideal candidate will have major infrastructure projects experience from sectors such as rail, tunnels, road, bridge, water and power. Your experience could be multinational and will predominantly be project based with a civil contractor and the bulk of that experience will be at a senior project manager level or higher.

The role of Operations/Regional Manager will be associated with major civil projects in New Zealand, predominantly in the North Island. Projects will range in value from $20 million to in excess of $500 million and so a good rounded project background is essential. More and more major infrastructure projects in New Zealand are also now being run as joint ventures and so experience of joint venture or alliance projects will be invaluable. On top of your project experience, strategic planning and bid management will be significant aspects of the role. Other desirable attributes include,

  • a degree or equivalent associated with a civil or infrastructure sector
  • a good commercial and contractual understanding of major projects
  • a proven track record of successful bid management
  • successful experience of running a major projects team
  • excellent man management and a good sense of humour

In recognition of your experience you will be offered an excellent salary and package and the opportunity to further your career with one of the most successful civil and infrastructure contractors in New Zealand. If this is a position that is of interest to you then contact Phil on +6421 489 367 or send a copy of your CV in complete confidence to

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