Invercargill

Future Leaders Programme

Leighs Construction is a big part of building New Zealand with a proven ability to deliver quality, large scale and complex projects for our clients.

We make a significant contribution to New Zealand communities and are proud to have the opportunity to be working with the Invercargill Licencing Trust to deliver a landmark building in the heart of the Invercargill CBD. The Langland's Hotel will transform the city centre with eateries, bars and 5 star accommodation in the 7 storey complex.

As part of our commitment to the communities we work in, and our dedication to be a leading learning organisation, Leighs is offering the opportunity for someone living and studying in Invercargill to join the team.

Future Leaders Programme

At Leighs Construction, we recognise that successful leaders are those who display an understanding of all aspects of our industry. The Future Leaders Programme provides this foundation for you.

Our Future Leaders Programme is a three year programme designed to provide you with the opportunity to gain practical experience that supports your study, ensuring that you have a working knowledge of those disciplines that are essential for a project to be successful, from the tender phase through to final completion and handover to the client. You'll be rotating through the business and working alongside experts to develop skills and knowledge that will give you a solid foundation to build your career.

Is this the career opportunity for you?

Are you looking for an opportunity to build your career while helping to build your community?

If you have completed at least one year of study in a construction related degree or diploma and are looking for an opportunity to get hands on experience to complement your study apply here to learn more.

What are some of the benefits of being part of the Future Leaders Programme?

  • Work/study balance - Leighs supports your study and enables you to attend approved courses during normal working hours
  • Support with course fees
  • FLP Panel - allows for support and coaching to be provided from a panel of senior employees who are committed when it comes to supporting and developing talent within Leighs
  • Programme assessments - six monthly assessments to ensure progress through the programme based on completion of modules to the required standard within the timeframe.
  • Examination leave

We are looking for someone who is passionate about delivering excellence and who takes pride in working to the highest standards. We offer excellent career development opportunities, competitive remuneration and a chance to be involved with unique, interesting and exciting commercial construction projects.

If you're as excited as we are about this opportunity, please apply online now. For further information or a confidential discussion please contact Susan Patterson, HR Manager - South Island on 021 912 137.


At least one year of study in a construction related degree or diploma and are looking for an opportunity to get hands on experience to complement your study.

Someone who is passionate about delivering excellence and who takes pride in working to the highest standards. We offer excellent career development opportunities, competitive remuneration and a chance to be involved with unique, interesting and exciting commercial construction projects.

Apply by 4th Dec 2020

Job will be taken down when vacancy is filled.

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