IMG 2470

Project Manager



About the Role

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager to join our Canterbury team to work on a large scale project.

You will be a strong leader for the Cook Brothers team and trade partners, whilst working alongside the Quantity Surveyor & Site Manager on Commercial build projects. You will be driven to succeed personally and drive the success of those around you.


  • Strategically planning and effectively managing all aspects of the construction project
  • Liaising with clients and stakeholders while maintaining a high service quality
  • Development of construction programme
  • Risk mitigation
  • Driving Health & Safety in all aspects of the project
  • Leading cost control and budget reporting
  • Meeting Key Performance Objectives of the project
  • Focus on quality and sustainability
  • Construction methodology and adherence to policies, procedures, relevant codes and acts for self and the team
  • Leadership of Site Manager and build team. Ability to work effectively alongside QS

About You

  • Must have at least 5 years NZ/AUS project management experience
  • At least 7+ years construction experience
  • Commercial build experience
  • Heritage build experience an advantage
  • Leadership experience
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to navigate tough conversations
  • Proven planning & program management experience
  • Leadership of Health and Safety
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Finance and budgeting skills
  • Familiarity with using project management software 

About Us

Cook Brothers Construction is a dynamic and innovative construction company known for our commitment to excellence and passion for building. We thrive in a challenging, fast-paced environment, and our pre-construction team is driven by a competitive spirit to deliver outstanding results. Our forward workbook is brimming with exciting, complex and rewarding opportunities that you can be proud to put your name to. 

Cook Brothers Benefits

  • Flexible Working
  • Health Insurance
  • Development through our in-house Sports Psychologist, Software Trainers etc.
  • Career and personal development highly encouraged and supported
  • Company wide 2-day annual conference
  • Work with a supportive and high-performing team
  • Good work/life balance
  • Positive company culture
  • Social Club
  • Exciting projects both currently and in the future
  • Newly renovated offices
  • Competitive salary + laptop + phone
  • Free access to EAP Services
  • Equal Opportunities Employer & Diversity Works Member

Apply Now 

To apply, please apply through Seek by clicking this link here or send your CV to