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  • Step-up or start-out position
  • Committed and friendly team
  • Strong South Island company

SouthRoads is a specialist civil construction and maintenance company involved in the development of commercial and residential sites, road maintenance and construction, bridging, and other general contracting activities. As part of the HW Richardson Group we hold true to the values of family, friendship and fair dealings. With one of the most modern and reliable construction fleets in New Zealand, SouthRoads work across Roading, site development, civil engineering, and aggregates.

SouthRoads Otago is looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious Contract Manager to work with our Clutha Maintenance Division.

In this key role you'll be responsible for forward planning, programming, and organising your people and plant to ensure projects are completed in an efficient and safe manner You'll also work on tender submissions and quotations. With a focus on quality you will also be responsible for delivering the high standard of customer service that Southroads is known for.

With a tertiary qualification in engineering you'll ideally have some experience in contract managment, however for the right attitude we'll consider a talented graduate.

You will be confident in carrying out Administration of Works and Contracts including:

  • Preparation of job programmes and instructions
  • Setting and communicating production targets
  • Preparation of Traffic Management and Contract Quality Plans
  • Preparation and administration of subcontract agreements

You'll need great communication skills not only to lead your team but also for client liaison. You will be confident in directing a team, identifying and developing potential and ensuring that our site safety standards are followed.

Driven, committed and hard-working, you'll have strong time management skills and enjoy working as part of a team. You will be passionate about delivering great results and comfortable communicating with other managers and field staff to deliver on time and budget.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with an experienced team of professionals in an enjoyable and relaxed work environment.

To further your career with a great team and a company committed to your further development apply now.

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  • Classifications: Construction
  • Company: SouthRoads
  • Work Type: Full Time
  • Sector: Private
  • Town: Balclutha
  • Region: Balclutha
  • Country: New Zealand