Project Manager Overhead


  • Bring your exceptional communication and people skills
  • A focus on safety, innovation, and taking you and your ideas seriously
  • Professional development opportunities

Based in Tawa, Wellington with the main office in Christchurch and another depot in Central Otago, we are a leading contractor in the electrical distribution industry in New Zealand. We are responsible for the design, construction and maintenance of overhead and underground lines and equipment. 

Our purpose is to power a cleaner and brighter future and this is no easy task. We know that to be the best we need to be connected, safe and involved and we also understand that we cannot do this without our people.

We have a range of vacancies in our Northern Region and need talented people to join us on our journey as we plan to grow our new and existing customer base by expanding our service offerings and national footprint. Our Northern Team is a friendly, hardworking team who have a great time together and have each other’s back.

The Role

If you know how to create and share the project vision, achieve results and are contractually and commercially astute, this may be the role for you.

Reporting to the Northern Regional Manager, the Project Manager will work collaboratively with other Project Managers to deliver end to end Overhead Line projects in line with Connetics customers’ expectations of safety and quality. These services are to be provided on time, within budget and supportive of any contractual obligations Connetics holds.

About you

As an enthusiastic, optimistic team player you will have a relevant tertiary and or industry related qualification, Level 4 Project Management and an understanding of Contract Management and the Construction Contracts Act. You will have exposure to project management techniques, pricing/tendering methods and be able to show us success in your career to date by proving project delivery on time, within budget and building trust and long term relationships with key stakeholders.

Pre-Employment Tests | Medical & Ministry of Justice

Connetics require all successful applicants to complete a Pre-Employment medical test, which includes a Drug and Alcohol test and a pre-employment Ministry of Justice check

For a confidential conversation please call Sam Youngman, People Capability Business Partner on 027 254 1282.

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Permanent Full Time

Job no: PMO2124

Location: Northern Region

Closing Date: Wednesday, 4 August 2021