Projects and Operations Manager


  • Operations and Project Management focused position that will call on your civil construction experience
  • Friendly work environment focused on delivering for our community
  • Enhance and further your career with this senior role
The role

You will manage our infrastructure programme, be it new or renewal and be our expert providing project management advice. Whether the project is an upgrade or new build, it will be your previous project experience, contract supervision, commercial and strong communication skills that will ensure project completion is a success. The role also includes managing a team delivering the day to day operations of water, wastewater, storm water, solid waste and recycling services.

Who we are looking for

You will have a minimum of 10 years operations experience as a civil engineer and project manager with with previous construction experience and a relevant tertiary qualification. You will be capable of effectively managing contractors and consultants ensuring that projects are completed to a high standard, within budget and agreed timeframes. You'll be committed to providing a quality product, while liaising, and influencing the key stakeholders to ensure our ratepayers get 'bang for buck' with their infrastructure programme. You will also have significant experience in contract management to enable you to provide advice across the organisation.

What's in it for you?

Work/life balance doesn't get much better than this. Working within a varied and friendly atmosphere, we have a number of employee benefits that will see you supported and encouraged to enhance and further your career. And what about lifestyle? You'll find Ashburton District a welcoming, relaxed and interesting place to live - perfect for you and your family. And with Mt Hutt and Lake Hood right on your doorstep, the chance opportunity for adventure is endless!

We are ADC and

We are proud to provide services and support to one of New Zealand's fastest growing and thriving communities. With a fast paced and changing community we have an array of interesting projects and initiatives to be scoped and seen through to completion. We have a diverse and passionate workforce with over 200 employees spanning all Council activities and we are dedicated to delivering only the best to our community.

If this sounds like your ideal role, then we'd love to hear from you.

Click on the apply button to submit your application now or see our website for more information.

Applications close Sunday, 17 February 2019.

Permanent Full Time

Job no: AZDL943476

Location: Ashburton

Closing Date: Sunday, 17 February 2019