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Operations Manager - Livingstone Building

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Operations Manager


As we confidently prepare for Livingstone Building’s exciting future with a pipeline full of secured work across the Waikato region, we are seeking an Operations Manager to monitor and oversee our solid Waikato team of 60+ site staff.

Operating from five North Island regional offices, Livingstone Building has expanded over 70 years into a highly respected construction company. We pride ourselves on our award-winning builds across all market sectors for a variety of organisations and industries New Zealand wide.
The type of work: 
  • Livingstone have tight and ongoing relationships with aged care facilities, the education sector and variety of design and build projects, plus more
  • Projects generally range from $1 to $17 million in commercial construction
The Role:
As our Operations Manager you will monitor and oversee activities, resources and staff on-site to ensure our projects are built safely on time, within budgets and to a high quality. You will be responsible for all Waikato site staff as your direct reports.

  • Fleet management
  • Tool management
  • Inventory control and location
  • Labour procurement and allocation
  • Manage off-site yards
  • Liaise directly with Project Managers and Site Managers to ensure resources are allocated as required
  • Be the hiring manager for site staff recruitment
  • Support employee career goals and development by creating training plans

The successful candidate will have:
  • Full Drivers Licence
  • Experience working on commercial construction projects
  • 2 years leadership experience
  • Advanced Microsoft Office Suite skills
  • Excellent communication and planning skills
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • Confidence in managing information across all phases of construction

  • Competitive salary and package including vehicle, phone, laptop
  • Medical Insurance upon 12 months service
  • Personal and professional development
  • Interesting and exciting projects
  • A supportive and challenging environment to further your growth and knowledge
  • A fun and passionate organisational culture
  • Work with an ambitious, high performing team
If you are someone who has gained solid experience in the commercial construction sector and wants to develop and build a career in in the commercial construction sector, then we would love to hear from you.

Livingstone New Zealand supports the vaccination programme to help protect us all against Covid-19. Due to company and client policy, only Fully Vaccinated candidates will be considered for this role.

Only applicants living and working in New Zealand will be considered for this position.


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