Site Manager (Residential Construction) Mandarin & English Speaking


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Auckland, Auckland 



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Site Manager (Residential Construction) Mandarin & English Speaking.

We are looking for a Site Manager with Residential experience for our client who is one of New Zealand’s highly regarded residential housing developers based North West of Auckland. You will be joining a company with a proven track record of delivering high-quality homes. For this role, you need to be able to speak English as well as Mandarin!
The day to day site management of all project work includes but not limited to:
  • Ensuring all the work and personal behaviour is in line with company standards, procedures, policies, and requirements.
  • Reading the entire project related paper files and assisting to select subcontractors under the director’s guidance and permission.
  • Driving the project’s schedule, planning to achieve key financial and construction targets and milestones.
  • Supervising and overseeing the direction of the project.
  • Ensuring the specifications and requirements are met, reviewing progress and monitoring costs.
  • Liaising with the clients, the owner, neighbours, other construction professionals and related government officials, sometimes members of the public.
  • Mentoring, coordinating and supervising subcontractors.
  • Selecting and ordering materials when necessary.
  • Ensuring Health and Safety standards on-site in line with industry standards.
  • Maintaining quality control procedures.
  • Assessing and minimizing risk, finding ways to prevent problems and to solve any that crop up.
  • Updating project management system every day, writing reports and keeping on top of paperwork.
  • Involved in the earlier stages of the project, i.e. project targeting, design stage, civil works.

Job Requirements:

  • 3+ years’ experience as a site manager in residential construction in New Zealand
  • Target oriented, self-disciplined
  • Excellent communication skills are a must
  • Possess an advanced understanding of plans and specifications
  • Demonstrable experience working in a contracting environment
  • An ability to manage multiple sites and projects
  • Experience of project planning to achieve key financial and construction targets and milestones
  • Strong focus on both Quality and Health & Safety to ensure client/ company and industry standards are met or exceeded
  • Hold an NZ full, clean driver’s license
  • Mandarin & English Speaking 
  • Market-related salary (depending on experience)
  • Company Car
  • Mobile Sim Card
Please note that while we welcome candidates with overseas experience, for this position, it is essential to hold at least 3+ years within the NZ residential construction market. Due to our current borders being closed, you would need to be an NZ resident or NZ Citizen or have a valid work visa.

If this sounds like the right job for you, please feel free to contact me directly for a confidential chat – Lee 0272140755 or or apply directly to this advert.
Company Info
Synovate Consulting Golders Place, Howick Auckland 2014
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Phone: 0272140755
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