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Armstrong Dоwnеѕ Cоmmеrсіаl (ADC) is an award-winning team of construction professionals who specialise in quality commercial construction for central and local government, hospitals, education, community, health & process, industrial, recreational, retail, commercial, fit-outs, design & build and multi-unit projects within the Wellington region.


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About Armstrong Downes Commercial

ADC is one of the few construction companies who have chosen to invest in crafting their own building. Their 20 plus years of building in the Wellington region and the personal approach they bring to each and every site sees their clients and architects coming back to them year after year. ADC's unique strength is their in-house local team, combined with hand-picked external professionals, individually selected for each project. Many of these have worked with ADC since the early days and are completely committed to each project.

When you're looking to build commercial premises in the Wellington region then the first company to speak to is Armstrong Downes Commercial.

Posted by Armstrong Downes Commercial on Thursday, 7 June 2018

Check out their current opportunity below!
Construction Manager
  • Lead the project delivery teams for an award winning construction company
  •  Great salary package, vehicle, ongoing training and development
  • Join the senior leadership team

Manage all projects for Armstrong Downes Commercial, a major player in the Wellington construction sector, as Construction Manager you will lead, manage and review construction performance.


About the role

As the Construction Manager you will be responsible for all live and pending projects managing a large team of Project Directors, Project Managers, Site Managers, Foreman, Leading Hands and Carpenters. In addition you will also:

  • Be responsible for project delivery
  • Performance manage all site staff
  • Be prepared to react to project issues or client queries
  • Maintain governance and produce effective reports
  • Maintain risk and manage new opportunities
  • Have an oversight of planning and programming for all projects
  • Lead, mentor, develop and inspire project staff
  • Collaborate with the rest of the senior leadership team
  • Establish, develop and maintain relationships with clients and stakeholders
  • Contribute to the development of new systems and processes 

Skills and Experience

You will expand the ADC team as a senior construction professional with local New Zealand industry experience. We are looking for someone to join who has operated in a Construction Management or Project Director role previously with experience running multiple sites, management of people and strategic implementation. You will also need to be solutions focused, have research capability and an ability to think critically. It is expected that you will have a relevant tertiary qualification alongside a full drivers licence and health and safety qualifications. Ideally you will also have a trade qualification and have been on some type of leadership training.


About the Company

Armstrong Downes Commercial is an award winning local commercial construction company. Owned and operated by two well respected Wellington construction industry professionals they have a clear growth strategy in place. With over 50 staff their typical projects range from $2M to $25M but they have the ability to deliver $50M and more. Working across a range of project types including commercial, fit out, multi-use, retail, healthcare, process and strengthening they deliver both design & build, ECI and P&G contracts.


At ADC it’s all about the people, training and development opportunities are offered to all staff. They have regular social club events and are always informing staff of the strategic direction of the company. For more information have a look at Mike and Aidan describing the company and the role in the video below.

ADC's values and vision - "Our aim in every project is Better teams, Better buildings, Better experiences – Always"

ADC's purpose - "We are here to successfully construct buildings and help our clients achieve their goals."

You will join a fun and dynamic team and will be paid well with a base salary, vehicle, car park, phone, laptop and a flexible working environment. 

For further information please contact Aidan Palmer on 0272888907 or or Mike Westbury on 021888907 or

Apply now!


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