Foreman positions - New Zealand

Are you looking for “that lifestyle” and a career in NZ?

New Zealand has a vast amount of culture and heritage that is accompanied by a laid back “She’ll be right” attitude to living well.  Sun, beaches, BBQ’s, snow, mountains all add up to lifestyle.  Create your own.

Aotearoa – “the land of the long white cloud” where the beaches and mountains are in eyeshot of one another. 

Our partners New Zealand Skills in Demand are working with Ryman Healthcare who are reaching out for Site Foreman to work on their well-established facilities.

Key responsibilities:

  • Implement project planning, management and quality control on site to meet requirements as defined by the Project Manager

  • Ensure construction programme, critical paths and key target dates are met

  • Schedule and prioritise construction sequences and maintain a two-week rolling program

  • Order materials required on site

  • Review drawings and documentation and advise Project Manager of any missing information

  • General admin such as controlling timesheets, purchase orders and inwards goods 

  • Liaise with the Project Manager regarding all changes in design, scope and projects

  • Monitor and enforce Health and Safety on site

  • Ensure all rental equipment is accounted for along with all other tools and equipment

  • Be responsible for site security and minimising theft and vandalism on site

  • Liaise with relevant head office staff and village management as required

About you:

  • Previous experience on large commercial and residential projects in a Foreman capacity 

  • Hold relevant qualifications

  • Fantastic communication skills

  • Strong technical ability and attention to detail

  • Leadership skills and the ability to create an engaged team atmosphere

For the right candidate, salary would be between $36 - $40 per hour. 

NZ Skills in Demand’s client is one of New Zealand’s leading providers of retirement living options for New Zealanders. Established in Christchurch in 1984, they draw on over 30 years’ experience to provide the best retirement living options. The company has an unprecedented reputation for providing the very best of rest home, hospital and dementia level care.

If you feel that you would be suitable for this role, please send your CV to NZ Skills in Demand.

Get in touch with NZ Skills in Demand today and get started on your journey. 

  1. Please get your CV through to Walter Wilson at NZ Skills in Demand walter.wilson@nzskillsindemand.co.nz

  2. Walter Wilson will be attending our upcoming November This is New Zealand seminars in London, Manchester, Birmingham and Bristol and is keen to meet candidates that meet the requirements above. Register for an upcoming Seminar to meet Walter to understand more about the role and living in New Zealand.

  3. Fill out our free initial evaluation form for us to assess you eligibility for a NZ Visa.