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Construction Manager Jobs

Construction Manager Jobs

How to Enter

To take your career to new heights as a Construction Manager you will need extensive experience within the Residential or Commercial Construction industry, usually a minimum of three years of relevant management experience. On top of that, construction companies are increasingly looking for candidates with one or more of the following qualifications:

  • Civil Engineering degree

  • Building qualification

  • Construction Management diploma

  • Quantity Surveying qualification

Typical Responsibilities

Typical job responsibilities for a Construction Manager may include:

  • Meeting with clients and customers to determine requirements and report project progress

  • Engaging with government officials, building professionals and architects to plan work

  • Concluding volume of workers, materials, and machinery needed for construction projects

  • Managing risks to avoid delays

  • Consulting with Quantity Surveyors to make sure projects are kept within budget

  • Tracking and reporting construction costs

  • Liaising with contractors and suppliers

  • Hiring workers and apprentices

  • Ensuring Health and Safety standards are adhered to

  • Implement traffic management and environmental protection plans


Construction Managers who gain significant experience can often progress to more executive-level positions or even start their own construction companies.

Salary Range

100K-150K per annum (NZD)