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Project Lead

  • Location:

    Auckland, Auckland

  • Sector:

    Client Side Construction

  • Contact:

    Rachel McNickle

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    30 May 2021

  • Expiry date:

    28 June 2021

One of the leaders in advisory, delivery and project consulting are looking to appoint a senior individual to assist in driving their Industrial, large format retail and logistics portfolio forward. The intensification and growth of their network remains a key strategic initiative enabling them to provide greater levels of project efficiency and communication by being closer to their customers and in turn their customer's customers. 

Due to organic growth and the desire and commitment to build out an experienced and admirable team, they are looking for a Senior Leader to drive the delivery of new projects nationwide and cultivate relationships with key clients. This comes with an opportunity to transition into a Development Manager's role in the future. 

The Role

The key responsibilities in this role may include but not be limited to the following:
  • Monitor performance of existing developments
  • Management of planning, design and consenting processes
  • Assist the Directors and established team with managing the construction phase of all development projects
  • Assist in developing project plans and specifications for future development projects
  • Be involved in management and selection of project teams of consultants and contractors
  • Fostering new and existing key relationships, ensuring teams meet development objectives, while keeping projects on time, and within budget
  • Lead the preparation of tenders and proposals for potential projects
  • Help to produce high quality projects that benefit the company's business operations
About You
In order to be successful in this role, you will likely have the following skills and attributes:
  • A relevant tertiary qualification - Civil Engineering, Building Science, Construction Management  
  • 7-10+ years’ experience within construction project management, preferably with a focus on large format developments 
  • Ideally Client side or large civil/commercial contractor background 
  • Competent in negotiation and client relationship management
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy, with a knowledge of delivering projects and managing risk 
  • Highly organised with the ability to multitask and prioritise deadlines
  • A hands on, solution focus to projects and troubleshooting 
  • Strong verbal and written communication 
On offer is a modern working environment, a healthy pipeline of projects, a lively and friendly team who enjoy their jobs, and strong workplace values. Not to mention the opportunity to further build out a very successful asset class service line. This is a business that works hard and rewards well. 

To learn more, please submit your interest via the link above, or alternatively for a confidential discussion please contact Rachel McNickle at Cobalt Recruitment on 027 274 6821.