Area Manager


  • Lead a well-connected, knowledgeable, and supportive team.
  • Join a business where you are valued, and success is recognised.
  • Contribute to a carbon zero NZ.

Are you looking for a leadership role where you can make a difference? If so, you will enjoy working at Edison, where you are valued, supported and part of a great team.

An exciting leadership opportunity in our Tauranga office has become available. The Area Manager is a key position in our leadership team and the role is a mix of programme / project management and people leadership.

What we offer you

  • Many benefits and a highly competitive salary
  • A senior leadership role where you can make a difference
  • A flexible workplace with a family-like culture

Our business

Edison is a trusted partner to the energy sector, delivering exciting and varied projects and services across the electricity supply industry. We are known in the industry as a company that steps up and gets the job done, with practical, workable solutions. As a friendly, helpful bunch of committed engineers, we have developed a relaxed family culture that offers flexible working, and plenty of professional and personal development opportunities.

For 25 years our team and culture have been key ingredients of our success and the reason why experienced engineers choose Edison.

Do you have what it takes to succeed?

We are looking for an Area Manager who will oversee the Tauranga team operations and contribute to projects / programmes of work. As a key member of Edison’s leadership team, the Area Manager is accountable for the commercial success of the Tauranga office, ensuring Edison is a successful, sustainable, and viable business. This role is varied and includes business leadership, stakeholder management, business development, people leadership and technical delivery responsibilities.

To be successful you will be an effective leader with project management experience. You will be able to effectively lead a team of professional consultants, ensuring the team delivers on time and to a high standard. Naturally, you will build and manage effective client and internal relationships.

Ideally you will have:

  • Ten plus years electrical engineering experience
  • A relevant tertiary qualification, BE or similar
  • Leadership experience
  • Commercial acumen
  • Excellent communication and networking skills

If you have an established reputation for excellence in the engineering industry and leadership and are looking for a rewarding career move, then we would like to hear from you.

Applications close on 13 April 2021. Please apply via

If you would like to know more please don’t hesitate to get in touch or contact Tani Hansen, People and Performance Manager.