Architectural Project Manager

Southern Lakes


Who are Cook Brothers Construction?

Cook Brothers Construction is passionate about creating spaces for people to live, learn, thrive and succeed. We love to see a project move from concept to completion and aspire to transform the construction industry through innovation.

Our Team is the heart and soul of what we do. From all corners of the nation, we act as one team working with responsibility, ownership, and accountability.

With an extensive and diverse portfolio spanning renovation, new construction, fit-outs, and design and build, we work towards the highest levels of Health & Safety, Quality and Customer Satisfaction in all that we do.

Cook Brothers is a national construction company with regional branches in Auckland, Canterbury, Southern Lakes, and Otago.

Let's build.

About the role:

Reporting to the Construction Manager where you will lead a Cook Brothers team and trade partners, whilst working alongside the Quantity Surveyor on high-end architectural projects.


  • Plan and manage the program
  • Zero Harm leadership
  • Customer Service management of all stakeholders
  • Reporting on Health & safety, quality, cost control, and budget
  • Meeting Key Performance Objectives of the project
  • Deliver on quality as per the customer's expectations
  • Adherence to policies, procedures, relevant codes, and acts for self and the team
  • Leadership of Site Manager and build team

Skills and Experience:

  • Must have NZ/AUS Project Management
  • At least 4 years of construction project management experience
  • High end architectural residential build experience
  • Commercial build experience
  • Comfortable leading projects
  • Strong planning & program management experience
  • Leadership of Health and Safety
  • Communication
  • Report writing
  • Negotiation skills
  • Finance and budget skills
  • IT savvy


We operate Above the Line - taking ownership, being accountable and responsible at all times for what we do and say. We take care of ourselves and others, so we get to go home and enjoy the things that matter to us most.


  • Company vehicle
  • Laptop
  • Cellphone
  • Annual Flu Shots
  • Active Social Club
  • Health Insurance


Please only apply if you have NZ residency or a valid current work visa

If you meet the above criteria and are interested in taking on a new challenge with real rewards, please apply now with a cover letter and CV.

Note: We carry out pre-employment health, drug and alcohol testing

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