Client and Business Development Manager Construction

Full Time - Posted on January 12, 2021

We are on the lookout for a Client and Business Development Manager Construction. 

You are a passionate experienced person who thrives on delivering future focused quality projects using the latest technology. 

You understand everyone is different and a black and white approach to leadership is ineffective.

You will help foster a liveable and inclusive place where people can come to discover and realise the best possibilities for their business, their projects and themselves. You love exploring ideas and finding a better way.

Personal development and growth is a continual journey, you love improving your skills and self-awareness.


  • 10 years or more of relevant industry experience
  • Typically, a design or engineering background
  • Excellent communication (verbal, non-verbal and written) skills
  • A propensity to learn and share knowledge with others

The role

  • Manage clients and business development 
  • Strong local network 
  • Identify and evaluate business opportunities to develop the company’s client and profit base
  • Drive the development of strategic, sales and marketing plans
  • Liaise with marketing (internal and external), industry associations, government bodies and others to ensure new business opportunities are identified and followed through
  • Prepare expressions of interest (EOIs), fee proposals and other selling documents
  • Conduct presentations to, and negotiations with, prospective clients
  • Manage coach and mentor others
  • Manage suppliers and consultants 
  • Commercial management 
  • Manage projects and design 
  • Development of Project Management Plans (PMP’s) for all assigned contracts and assist in the development of other PMP’s as required
  • Develop methodologies, scope, battery limits and timing activities required to forecast, plan and deliver project outcomes
  • Project administration
  • Business administration 

We do not compromise on culture fit. Even if the need is great for the skills or experience, we recruit on culture fit first.

Wiley is an international company with offices around Australia, NZ and Asia. We are seeking applicants for New Zealand. You’ll be part of our integrated project delivery team.

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