Operations Manager – 12 months maternity cover


The New Zealand Institute of Building (NZIOB) is a professional membership organisation that 

uniquely represents practitioners who are involved in the Design, Documentation, and Delivery of

construction projects, or those engaged in a related field. Like the construction industry itself, the

NZIOB is collegial, collaborative, and immersed in great projects.


Position Title: Operations Manager

Commencement Date: March 2018

Employment Type: Contract

Term: Up to 12 months

Location: Wellington CBD


We’re looking for a dynamic, fast learner, who can join our small Wellington-based team, as a contractor to provide maternity cover for our Operations Manager. The contract is up-to 12 months in duration, with the Operations Manager being responsible for assisting the CEO in providing the NZIOB membership and its stakeholders with exceptional service that is delivered in a high-performance manner.



The Operations Manager role is a direct report to the Institute’s CEO. The role is an expansive one with key attributes being:

  • High energy.
  • Professionalism.
  • A desire to produce excellence.
  • Efficiency and effectiveness.
  • A proactive approach.
  • High level organisational skills.
  • Outstanding communicator skills.
  • IT savvy. A key component of the role is website, Content Management System (CMS), and Client Relationship Management (CRM) maintenance.
  • High-level awareness of Social Media application and strategies.



The role is comprehensive with four main components:


a)     Office Management.

b)     Project Management.

c)     Communications.

d)     Events Management.


It is envisaged that the applicant will:

  • Either

Hold a Bachelor Degree in a field that has some relationship to either the skill-sets required of the role, or the construction/property sectors. It is desirable that the applicant have not less than five years post-graduate work experience.

  • Or

Can point to a proven track-record as an Executive Assistant (EA) or Office Manager with highly developed communication, website maintenance, and event management skills. Preference will be given to those with a background in direct reporting to a CEO or a Managing Director (MD).



The remuneration package provided will be commensurate with the qualifications, skills, knowledge, and experience of the applicant. The NZIOB is an equal opportunity employer.


A full Job Description can be downloaded HERE


Please send through your Cover Letter and CV to hannah@nziob.org.nz