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Construction Project Coordinator Jobs

Construction Project Coordinator Jobs

​How to Enter

New Zealand professionals looking to move into a Construction Project Coordinator job will often need proven work experience in a previous Project Coordinator or similar role. Experience in either Commercial or Residential Construction would also be advantageous. This experience may include some of the following requirements:

  • Conception to delivery of residential or commercial construction projects

  • Preparing and interpreting reports, schedules and project action plans

  • Organisation skills including multitasking and time management

  • Strong client-facing and teamwork skills

  • Risk management and quality assurance

  • Project Management Methodology (e.g. PMI, PRINCE2)

  • Qualification in Business Administration or related field

Typical Responsibilities

A typical day for a Commercial or Residential Construction Project Coordinator may include any of the following:

  • Coordinating project schedules, resources, equipment and information

  • Managing and adhering to project timeframes and milestones

  • Liaising with clients and stakeholders to identify and define project requirements, scope and objectives

  • Preparing project and budget reports

  • Analysing and reducing risk to projects

  • Conducting quality assurance tests


Once a professional has a few years’ experience in project coordination they can extend their career by moving into Project Management roles such as a Construction Project or Programme Manager. Alternatively, they could specialise into Civil, Residential or Commercial Construction Contract Management or even Health & Safety.

Salary Range

70K – 90K per annum (NZD)