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Contracts Manager

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Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Nelson
Categories: Management, Trades, Maintenance, Facilities Management, Construction

Downer has been designing, building and sustaining New Zealand’s infrastructure for over a century and is a leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand.

With over 12,000 employees in New Zealand, we work alongside some of New Zealand’s biggest businesses, councils and government agencies.

Downer Open Space Management  have an enviable record of delivery to the highest standards in the Nelson 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 have an exciting new opportunity coming up in 2020 for an experienced Contracts Management team on their Open Space Management team based in beautiful sunny Tasman. 

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 leading a team of 25 people.

We would like to hear from you if you have:

  • Experience leading a large team
  • Horticulture and or Facilities Management experience
  • 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

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 … please place your expression of interest here……..

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