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Position Title: Project Manager
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 1.0 FTE 40 hours
Date Posted: 17/06/2020
Application Closing Date: 01/07/2020 11PM
Job #: 060292
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Project Manager – Building & Property Services

Dunedin Hospital

  • Manage a variety of Capital Projects across the DHB
  • End to end involvement from concept design to construction and handover
  • Professional development opportunities


There’s a lot going on here at the Southern DHB – bring your PM skills and help to ensure the health and wellbeing of our region.


About the Role

SDHB Building and Property Services have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to join our team to manage a number of capital infrastructure projects within the Master Site Planning programme of work. 

This role will be responsible for leading projects and to assist with the business-as-usual capital projects in the hospital over this period.  Our team manages the projects from concept design through to construction and handover, and works closely with the wider Building and Property team.

A challenging and rewarding role, you will oversee the day to day running of these capital projects, ensuring a compliant, efficient, and safe operation.  You will work alongside the Team Leaders, Project Managers and Supervisors within the Building and Property department to ensure the success of these projects.


About you

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • A relevant tertiary level qualification in a Trade, Project Management or Construction Management field
  • Previous experience working on Capital Projects
  • Experience managing budgets to ensure best value is delivered
  • Knowledge of the Hospital and its infrastructure would be hugely beneficial

You’ll also have an innate ability to build and maintain solid working relationships with a broad range of people from industry experts, to management and clinical staff.  Integral to this will be your ability to turn high level, technical information into coherent information for the organisation, and your confidence to work with project teams / stakeholders to elicit, analyse, specify and validate the delivery of the business needs.  You will bring to this role exceptional time management skills and the ability to juggle a number of projects and conflicting priorities.

In return for your skills and experience, we offer a supportive team environment where professional development is encouraged and supported. If you are looking for a challenging role with great job satisfaction get in touch today!


Closing Date: Wednesday 1st July 2020

For further information please contact Sarah Burgess, Recruitment Advisor – Corporate Directorate Phone: (03) 470 9021 or Email:


Children’s Act 2014

Due to this position having possible contact with children and the SDHB’s commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks’ under the Children’s Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.


Pre-Employment Occupational Health Assessment

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to an Occupational Health Assessment to confirm suitability and fitness to work in the role you are being considered for.

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