Project Managers in the Energy/Power Industry

New Zealand
Posted 11 months ago


$90,000 NZD



South Island, Northern territory for New Zealand


Job Description

Ref: ARC/263

Role: Project Managers in the Energy/Power Industry

Salary: $90,000 NZD

Status: Permanent

Location:South Island, Northern territory for New Zealand

Avatar Recruitment Consultancy is working in collaboration with Consultancy Solutions Ltd to recruit candidates who are looking for an opportunity to work in New Zealand and in this role, the South Island.

Project Manager

With the ongoing growth in the South Island in New Zealand, areas have fantastic opportunities for Project Managers within the Power Industry to join the team in Cromwell, Northern Territory in the South Island of New Zealand. The purpose of the role is delivery of projects in full, on time, safely and on budget, in line with the customer expectations.

Reporting to the Regional Manager Central or Planning Manager in Cromwell, the role of Project Manager will be responsible for the following:

  • Responsibility for overall project and site safety and risk management on designated projects.
  • Full compliance with the Company’s health and safety systems, policies and relevant legislation.
  • Site safety observations, auditing and of safety documentation and post-program contractor safety reviews are undertaken to mitigate risk and continuously improve contractor safety performance.
  • Thorough project planning is completed including robust safety and risk assessment i.e. JSA’s etc.
  • Project implementation occurs according to the plan.
  • Safety, quality, timeliness and budget targets are met.
  • Projects are completed in accordance with design and specifications.
  • Project team members are effectively co-ordinated and managed.
  • Resources are effectively utilised.
  • Day-to-day activities on projects are appropriately managed.
  • All financial reporting requirements are adhered to with an appropriate level of transparency – variances are reported proactively on a ‘no surprises’ basis and negotiated to award as appropriate.
  • All commercial requirements are fulfilled (e.g. invoicing, progress payments, supplier payments etc.)
  • Risk is identified, assessed, quantified and thereafter managed in accordance with appropriate legislation, policy or good practice.
  • Full compliance with the Company’s contractor management standards and relevant legislation.
  • Contracts are priced on an approved profit margin.
  • Management of contracts and assigned staff is efficient and effective.
  • Day to day running and administration of projects is effective.
  • Job costing and monthly claims are completed.
  • Job records are captured, and invoicing is correct.
  • All revenue and profitability targets, where relevant, are met.
  • Risk is identified, assessed, quantified and thereafter managed in accordance with appropriate legislation, policy or good practice.



For the role of Project Manager, you will require an Electrical qualification or ideally an Engineering qualification with a Project Management qualification such as PMI/Prince.  A history of delivering project to meet time, quality and budget targets as well as customer expectation is essential, ideally with experience of managing staff and resources too.

The ability to manage, motivate and relate to people at all levels is key to this role.  Previous experience of managing engineering projects within a contracting environment and the ability to write professional documents and manage budgets is also desired.  Risk management and experience, along with knowledge and experience in standard forms of contract is also essential.

Excellent communication skills and the ability to build relationships is sought, along with the ability to be commercially astute, the ability to work under pressure, integrity and a professional approach.  Good problem-solving skills and the awareness of safety of all individuals involved is essential.


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