Design Manager

Job title : Design Manager
Location : Wellington
Job type : Permanent
Contact name : Thomas Smith
Job reference : TS72395

With a highly skilled on site delivery capability and a commercially savvy office based team with an intimate understanding of the building industry, our client are determined to reinforce their position as a leading Main Contractor in the Wellington construction market by making a key appointment to their team.


  • Tertiary qualification in an architectural, engineering or construction discipline

  • Right to work in New Zealand

  • Positive attitude and ability to collaborate

  • Previous design management experience, ideally gained in New Zealand

  • Commercial or large scale residential project experience

Key responsibilities of the position will include:

  • Acting as a trusted Advisor to Clients

  • Working on projects from feasibility stage through to completion

  • Innovating where possible to maximise Client satisfaction

  • Proactively managing relationships with Consultants and Architects

  • Providing expertise around construction methodology and programming

  • Challenging traditional thinking and being willing to innovate


New build, refurbishment and seismic strengthening projects, this Main Contractor has a proven track record having delivered $5m - $100m projects in the following sectors:

  • Healthcare

  • Education

  • Defence

  • Residential

  • Commercial

Ideal applicants will have previously worked for the Main Contractor demonstrating significant involvement in major building projects, enjoying complex schemes, it is essential that you are challenged by the total process of delivering major projects and can make a major contribution through all project stages.

For more information contact Thomas Smith on (04) 917 0868 / 021 917 295, apply online or email your CV to, quoting Ref: TS72395