Operations Manager, Specialist Building Services

Auckland based
  • Exciting leadership opportunity
  • Market leading commercial property services provider
  • Auckland

Are you a dynamic leader with a passion for excellent service delivery?  Are you skilled at fostering trust, developing strong relationships, and driving results? If so, this could be your chance to become a key player in this very successful commercial property services company, specializing in both the private and public sectors across commercial and civic properties. 

Reporting directly to the Managing Director this essential role will have responsibility for the day-to-day operational management of this fast growing business unit.  Supporting you will be 8 line managers who have considerable trades experience within the commercial buildings sector. With a keen focus on relationship management you will deliver enhanced value and grow the existing customer base. 

As Operations Manager you will be responsible for setting strategic goals, streamlining and integrating processes and setting performance targets for individual employees within your business unit.

The ideal candidate will bring:

  • Strong stakeholder management and excellent communication skills, alongside an inherent passion for quality service delivery
  • An ability to lead a diverse trades team, and motivate individuals to continue delivering high performance
  • Strong financial skills, including P&L management experience
  • Proven staff leadership capability
  • A sound technical knowledge in building services and trade lines
  • Experience in the assessment and management of service contract delivery and variation management
  • A solid working knowledge of health and safety management and a personal passion to ensure all workers head home safely each day
  • Solid teamwork ability, and passion for looking after people and driving sustainability initiatives

To be considered you will have:

  • A sound technical knowledge of all building services and trade lines
  • Strong business acumen and experience working in a fast paced commercial environment
  • Experience quoting, and managing variations and progress invoices on multi trade projects
  • Experience contributing to tender processes and articulating to clients a point of difference approach
  • Excellent customer-centric stakeholder management skills
  • Excellent communication, analytical, numeracy and problem-solving skills
  • Superb ability to successfully manage multiple priorities and ongoing requirements in a dynamic environment
  • A relevant tertiary qualification or relevant experience 

If you are looking for an opportunity to join an innovative organisation who are well respected in the marketplace and growing, then get in touch today! 

For more information please contact Tim Rosenberg, 0292 732 264 or apply now enclosing your CV with a Cover Letter quoting reference number 3743718. 

Closing date – 21 March 2024

We are only able to accept applications from candidates who are a New Zealand citizen, resident or already have secured the right to work in New Zealand and hold a valid visa.



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