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Contract Manager Horticultural Services Wellington

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Downer Open Space Management  have an enviable record of delivery to the highest standards in the Wellington region as part of parks contracts being delivered to a wide range of clients nationwide. Our team are professional, focused on delivery of best practice Horticulture services to our clients and the members of the public.

Downer NZ are looking for a Contracts Manager in their Open Space Management team based in Lower Hutt.  The Contracts Manager is responsible for the operational and financial management of maintenance contracts and  projects, managing existing clients, being the liaison with Council, addressing technical issues, quality management, planning and auditing of Downer activities, assisting in developing and maintaining business systems supporting OSM activities and leading our great team of OSM stars. 

Ideally you will have experience working on collaborative contracts including quote preparation, proven experience in client care and the ability to think outside the box and innovate; enabling improvement to our services to the mutual benefit of all stakeholders.  People supervisory experience would be beneficial as you will be managing a team of up to 12 workers.

We would like to hear from you if you have:

  • Experience working within a large team in a Horticultural environment
  • High level written and verbal communication skills as you will be liaising closely with internal staff, as well as sub-contractors and clients
  • Computer literacy
  • Knowledge and experience of the contractual and financial aspects of Contract Management
  • NZ Cert in Horticulture Level 4 minimum  is highly desirable

We offer a great remuneration package, all the gear you need and unrivalled training and development schemes which will allow you to reach your full potential and take advantage of promotional opportunities, all in a supportive team environment!

Now has never been a better time to look at making your next career move – what are you waiting for?

 APPLY NOW, by visiting and entering 558654 into the keyword search.

Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test and medical.

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