Senior Project Manager

Southern Lakes


Cook Brothers Construction Limited is seeking a Senior Project Manager for our growing business. Based in Southern Lakes, Cook Brothers Construction also has operations in Otago, Canterbury, and Auckland. We employ over 180 full-time staff and work alongside a large network of Contractors and Associates across New Zealand.

Reporting to the Regional Manager,  you will lead a Cook Brothers team, trade partners and work alongside the Quantity Surveyor on a large commercial project that will deliver to our local community.


  • 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:

  • NZ/AUS Project Management
  • Highly experienced in managing $20m+ projects
  • Comfortable leading complex projects
  • Strong planning & programme management experience
  • Licenced Building Practitioner
  • 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
  • Fuel Discount Card

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.

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

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