Senior Civil Engineer / Business Development Engineer

This multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy with offices throughout New Zealand (Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington, Hamilton, Tauranga and Queenstown) is currently adding to their new team of Civil Engineers based in Wellington. This will be a key role within their Civil Engineering team and presents an excellent opportunity for an ambitious engineer who is keen on the Business Development / Client Engagement aspects of the role.

The Company

The company has an excellent reputation throughout New Zealand and provides structural, civil, water, transport engineering design consulting, project management, environmental engineering, planning and surveying for a wide range of clients. They currently have a workforce of over 150 within NZ and boast a very low staff turnover rate, indicative of high job satisfaction levels. This business has been operating for over 100 years and has played a key part in the development of affordable housing, the ongoing development of infrastructure in and around Auckland, and the rebuild of Christchurch. The civil engineering team have provided their expertise across a wide range projects including very large residential developments, transport projects, urban developments, universities, listed heritage buildings, airports and harbour and marine developments.

The role

If you are a Civil Engineer based in New Zealand and you are looking for a role that offers more than the day to day design elements of being an engineer, this is the job you are looking for. This key appointment for the company offers a very wide range of duties and responsibilities with the bonus of living in beautiful Wellington along with a market leading salary package and benefits. Relocation assistance is also offered.

You will play an active role in the business development and strategic planning for the civil engineering division and as such you will be in a front row seat for progression and career opportunities as the department grows.

You will be supported by a number of civil engineering professionals and the management teams in the company’s North and South Island offices but you will be given freedom to plan your own workload and make your own day to day decisions.


The ideal candidate will have over 5 years of NZ based civil engineering design experience and a background of working on a range of land development projects for a design consultancy. A relevant bachelor’s degree from a Washington Accord University is required for this role.

The managers and directors are keen to maintain the tight knit and friendly environments found within the company’s existing branches and are hoping to add a team member who is looking to make a long term commitment.

If you feel you have the experience, self-starter attitude and communication skills required for a role that will involve business development and client liaison please register your interest for an initial confidential conversation.

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