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Jacobs Senior Project Manager in Auckland, New Zealand

Your Impact:

When it comes to delivering a brighter, smarter tomorrow, our Project and Program Delivery Solutions (PPDS) team is at the heart of the solution. From the pre-construction phase to construction to post-construction and advisory, we partner seamlessly with our clients to co-ordinate and safely deliver successful outcomes. Our collaborative and flexible teams work across diverse markets and geographies delivering bespoke solutions to solve some of the worlds most complex problems through a combination of experience, expertise and leading-edge technology.

We are currently seeking a Senior Project Manager to join our Auckland team, working on various projects across the Water, Transport, Power & Energy and Buildings sectors. The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for the management of medium to large scale projects for our clients.

The right candidate will further strengthen our existing Project Management offering, through their proven ability to foster team and client relationships to deliver repeat and future work-winning and exceeding our clients’ expectations.

  • Managing internal and external teams to deliver complex engineering design packages of work

  • Monitoring time, cost and budget with excellent change control

  • Reporting and monitoring of project financial performance

  • Preparing cost estimates and drawing lists for projects

  • Ensuring quality reviews are completed to the required standards

  • Leadership, supporting and co-ordinating teams to produce quality design deliverables

  • Updating management systems to meet company requirements

  • Ensuring compliance with the project scope of works, statutory/regulatory requirements and client standards

  • Supporting field work of clients and contractors

  • Managing the review of drawings and documents by Senior Designers and Engineers

  • Interfacing with the various engineering disciplines and leadership teams

  • Building strong client relationships

  • Mentoring and developing junior colleagues

  • Supporting project bids

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal

  • A good understanding of project structure and roles and responsibilities for various project types including sole supplier, design and build, joint ventures and alliances

  • High levels of integrity and the capacity to manage commercially sensitive information confidentially

  • Motivation and drive, commitment and resilience in the face of change and adversity

  • Experience engaging subcontractors and subconsultants

  • Have worked at a Consultancy with 10-20 years of relevant industry experience

  • Hands on project management and design management experience

  • Business acumen and commercial understanding, being able to identify and manage opportunities and risk

  • Experience bidding for work and developing internal and external relationships

  • Have a strategic and innovative mindset

Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally - and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.

With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s Network – find out more about our employee networks here.

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply.

Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.