Project Controls Manager

Job ID:21165
Title:Project Controls Manager
Employment Type:Full time

Job Description

The Senior Downer New Zealand team are travelling to London to interview on the following dates:


  • Sunday 30 October
  • Monday 31 October
  • Tuesday 1 November


Unlocking potential and building futures is what we do. Lay the foundations to your future with us and apply to join our Transport team today!  


The road to your future starts here: 


Come and live the dream down-under and help build and grow New Zealand’s infrastructure by bringing your expertise to our south pacific paradise. New challenges, a new country, and a new lifestyle – make 2023 your year to experience something exceptional.   


There has never been a better opportunity for an infrastructure professional like you to secure yours and your family’s future in New Zealand. 


At Downer, you will be leading from the front because we are New Zealand’s biggest integrated services provider. Day to day, we design, build, and service Australasia’s major civil infrastructure. From our roads to our rail, ports, and airports, our Transport business is responsible for keeping New Zealand moving. 


In Aotearoa, New Zealand alone, we service 25,000 kms worth of roads. Whether it’s our work on major projects like the: 

  • City Rail Link in Auckland
  • Transmission Gully in Wellington
  • Milford Road in Fiordland
  • Cameron Road in Tauranga

As a Project Controls Manager, you will play a key role supporting and assisting the setup of control systems, including procedures and appropriate reporting measures. You will be required to lead details reviews of projects to assess their performance to date whilst also identifying and agreeing pragmatic recommendations with the project manager. 


About you: 


We are looking for candidates with the following skills and experience: 

  • Preferred experience of actively developing and implementing project management systems including Time, Quality and Cost systems.
  • Strong civil construction experience
  • Knowledge of ISO9001 and Project Management Institute or Prince Project Management models.
  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Customer focused including the ability to identify project solutions that enable project objectives
  • Clear demonstration of leadership behaviours that empower others.


What Difference can Downer offer you: 


Working for a progressive and stable employer, Downer offers more than just the basics youd expect from a large organisation. Our benefits are designed to develop the whole person, at home and at work - trust us when we say we’ve got you covered. Here’s just a brief insight into some of the many things we can offer you: 


  • Competitive remuneration and vehicle packages 
  • Free access for you and your immediate family to mental health & counselling services
  • A Flexible Working Policy, allowing work to work for you
  • Dedicated personal development plans that are reviewed quarterly, empowering you to take ownership of your career trajectory!
  • Access to over 50 training programmes including Leadership Pathways!
  • The latest and greatest tools of the trade our people require to successfully perform in their roles!
  • Access to a comprehensive employee benefits package through our partners – all employees have access to a great range of corporate discounts and benefits across banking, insurance, retailers, technology, vehicles, automotive, healthcare, childcare, homeware, dental care, travel, accommodation, gym memberships and more! 
  • We also encourage our people to participate in community volunteering initiatives and pay for the time you spend helping to make our community better with Downers volunteer leave!
  • A dedicated Corporate Social Responsibility team who provides holistic wrap-around support to our people who need it!

Secure your UK interview with Downer:

In order for your UK interview to be arranged and to receive the immigration assistance you may need, please ensure your application is made via this form, versus directly on Downer’s website. 


This application is through Working In - Immigration and sourcing partners for Downer New Zealand’s 2022 UK interview event.


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