Project Manager – Waikato

About the company:

With a solid team spanning five North Island regional offices, Livingstone Building has stayed strong to its family-owned roots. We have grown over 75+ years into a highly respected and successful commercial construction company, delivering iconic buildings throughout New Zealand.
Through our Building Excellence values, we have formed long-lasting relationships with clients in the education, healthcare, retail, hospitality, and industrial sectors. With every project, we deliver innovation and excellence. We strive to produce stunning, quality buildings that will make our team and clients proud for generations to come.
Our success cannot be achieved without our 200+ employees. Our people are at the heart of everything we do, and we aim to provide a supportive and positive environment which allows our team to perform at the best of their ability.
We have a strong history of growing our own. We recognise potential and support our team to achieve their individual goals and progress in their careers. From Apprentice to Director, each employee has a pathway to success. Our culture of mentoring, training, and encouraging personal growth has seen many of our current team members rise through the ranks over 10, 20, 30 and 40 years!

Our strong Waikato team of 117 people has a solid pipeline of work and are looking for a Project Manager to join the crew.

Learn more about Livingstone on our website.
The type of work:
  • Livingstone have tight and ongoing relationships with aged care facilities, the education sector and variety of design and build projects, plus more
  • Projects generally range from $1 to $17 million in commercial construction
The Role:
As a Project Manager you will be responsible for organising all day-to-day activities on site ensuring our projects are built safely, on time, within budget and to our high standards. The ideal candidate will enjoy job variation, displaying leadership, have a flair for reporting and come with strong commercial experience.

Read and interpret plans and specifications as well as compile reports and resource consents using Microsoft Projects and a variety of other industry software packages
  • Identify and manage project risks as well as control project budgets, tracking variations, planning and monitoring of QA & QC
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders including; participation of tender submissions and presentations, managing client expectations, working collaboratively with project teams and chairing project meetings
  • Manage a team by demonstrating professional leadership; assisting with recruitment, managing performance reviews  
The successful candidate will have:
  • Tertiary qualifications relevant to Project Management
  • Full Drivers Licence
  • Experience working on a variety of commercial construction projects
  • Advanced Excel and familiar with Microsoft Project preferred
  • Excellent communication and planning skills
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • Confidence in managing information across all phases of construction 
  • Competitive salary and package including vehicle, phone, laptop
  • Medical Insurance upon 12 months service
  • Work and home life balance
  • Personal and professional development
  • Interesting and exciting projects
  • A supportive and challenging environment to further your growth and knowledge
  • A fun and passionate organisational culture
  • Work with an ambitious, high performing team.

If you are a Project Manager who has gained solid experience in the commercial construction sector, have the skills and knowledge necessary to bring to the role then we would love to hear from you.

Or if you are an experienced qualified builder, who has developed and built a career in project management in the commercial construction sector and have a passion for driving excellence in everything you do, we would also love to hear from you.

Only applicants living and working in New Zealand will be considered for this position.
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