Project Manager - Capital Construction

Updated: about 2 months ago
Deadline: 29 Jul 2021

  • National Facilities
  • University Services
  • Palmerston North

Professional Grade 8 
University Services
Term length: ongoing
Hours of work: full-time

Position Overview

For more than 85 years, Massey University has helped shape the lives and communities of people in New Zealand and around the world. Its forward-thinking spirit, research-led teaching, and cutting-edge discoveries make Massey New Zealand's defining university.

The Operations, International and University Registrar portfolio is responsible for leading Facilities Management across the University.

A recent resignation has created an exciting and interesting opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to join our Capital Projects Team on the Manawatu Campus, in Palmerston North.

This Project Management – Capital Constructions role is dedicated to the management of capital works throughout the project life cycle, and the delivery of a complex construction programme of works on our Manawatu Campus. This includes contract management, compliance, risk management and stakeholder relationships.

You’ll bring with you:
• Extensive experience in managing property construction projects.
• A proven track record that demonstrates your ability to manage large and complex development projects.
• Demonstrated ability to act as the project’s ‘client representative’.
• Formal professional or management qualification (ideally), e.g. PRINCE or PMI certification.

What’s in it for you?
• The chance to work on some interesting pieces of work. A mix of new builds and refurbishments!
• Up to 6.75% employer contribution to the UniSaver Superannuation Scheme.
• Five university holidays per year in addition to your annual leave.
• Subsidised Southern Cross Healthcare plan for you and your family.
• Discounted membership to our fully equipped recreation centre and gym facilities.
• Access to a wonderful on-Campus crèche /day care facilities for dependents of staff.
• Comprehensive professional development and training programme.
• University staff study provisions.

We embrace diversity, talent, and performance, and provide staff and students with an extensive range of opportunities to develop intellectually, professionally, and personally.

If you really enjoy bringing ideas to life and would like to join our team of ten, please apply now!

To have a confidential conversation about the position, please feel free to contact the hiring manager Keith Harvey; 027 220 9933 or

Applications close Thursday 29 July 2021, 11.30 pm.

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