Manager Projects


  • Newly created leadership role
  • Lead capex and opex project delivery across the Engineering and Assets Group
  • Opportunity to expand and mature internal project management capabilities

Ōtorohanga District has moved into a period of growth and development, after several decades of static population and business activity. This brings huge opportunities and the need to invest to build a vibrant District and prosperous and thriving communities that residents can be proud of.

We're heading in a new direction led by innovation and investment, with a number of exciting projects approved in the long term plan.

As the Manager Projects, you will have responsibility for leading project delivery within the Engineering and Assets Group.  The scope of your role will include managing capex and opex projects within three waters, roading, and community facilities to ensure they are efficiently and successfully delivered within agreed timescales, budget and customer expectations.

To succeed, you'll need to have well-developed people skills that enable you to work successfully with design engineers, roading managers, and water managers to earn their respect and confidence.  You'll also need experience applying project management principles to infrastructure projects, and the ability to write, evaluate and manage Construction Contracts.

Leading your team is a key aspect of the role, so you will need to demonstrate strong leadership that inspires, and motivates your team to do their best work.

In return for your expertise and energy, we can offer you:

  • Competitive remuneration
  • A commitment to ongoing L&D
  • Flexible working
  • Easy parking!
  • A central location close to mountains and the sea
To find out more about this position, please call Kylie Mouat on 027 935 4619.


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Permanent Full Time

Job no: JNAO252709

Location: Waikato, Otorohanga

Closing Date: Friday, 17 February 2023