Lead Project Manager Project Delivery – Water
New Zealand
Water Asset Services

WSP Opus are team of global experts who aspire every day to transform infrastructure to create better, sustainable communities.  We believe the greatest infrastructure starts with people and through our collaborative approach we’re creating innovative solutions for future generations.
This is an excellent opportunity that has arisen within our Wellington Water and Environmental team. We are looking for an outgoing, experienced Project Manager who is looking for their next opportunity within the Water sector to drive the leadership of quality design management, project management and delivery.
The position is working within a highly experienced team of 60 engineers, scientists and environmental specialists and you will have 6 project manager direct reports.
We are looking for someone who can work at high levels of project complexity, and be able to deliver to clients and lead successful project delivery.
The opportunity:
  • Work alongside the Business Manager and a talented management team on projects within the water sector;
  • Hold strong relationship building skills and the ability to drive opportunities of excellence in design and project management offering in the water sector;
  • Influence and mentor a team of 6 talented project management professionals;
You will have:
  • Relevant tertiary qualification or industry experience;
  • Minimum of 10 years’ project delivery experience;
  • Preferred project management accredited qualification such as Prince II or equivalent
  • Degree qualified and chartered status or recognized industry certification in an engineering or science related field
  • Preferred depth of knowledge of the water sector and leadership of capital works programs
And how about you? You’ll be agile, invested in your career and have the technical expertise and the commercial acuity to contribute to our business.  In return, we’ll offer you a career-defining role, a flexible and welcoming culture, the ability to work on interesting and meaningful projects and with world leading experts.  At WSP Opus we foster a culture of collaboration, innovation and success.

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