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Contract Administrator

  • Nelson, New Zealand
  • Full Time - Permanent

Downer maintains longstanding contracts and significant operation expertise to over a quarter of New Zealanders. We are proud to be working together with the Tasman District Council on Tasman's 3 Water Reticulation contract. 

What’s on offer?

You’ll be building your career with an organisation that’s committed to inspiring futures. You’ll also be:

  • Part of a fun, friendly and supportive team
  • Able to experience different parts of the Downer business
  • No two days will be the same! This is a busy & varied role, where you will be exposed to Contract Management in a Tier 1 company
  • Discounts for Health Insurance, Samsung, Repco, PB Tech, Gym memberships and more! 
  • $500 bonus for current employees who refer a friend to Downer 

About the Role:

In your role as the Contract Administrator you will provide support to the Downer Nelson water team to achieve their contractual and business objectives. You’ll be based out of our Nelson office and your primary focus will be around the administration of contract variations, oversight of service activity claims reconciliation, invoicing, job-costing, reporting and forecasting.

Day to day your duties will include:

  • Processing of Purchase Orders, Invoices and Payments
  • Assisting in administrating the delivery of contract services to our Clients
  • Updating of jobs and processing of claims
  • Implement organisation and improvement of data filing and data capture systems
  • Assisting in the production of financial /KPI/monthly reports
  • Job management and data entry
  • Other general office administration as required

You’ll also ensure all contract administration functions are carried out to a consistently high level of service in accordance with company policy.

About you:

  • Computer literate and experience of data entry and use of databases
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Excellent time management skills
  • The ability to be proactive in meeting business needs
  • Competent in use of Microsoft suite of products Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Sharepoint
  • Attention to detail essential

A role with the Downer Water team can advance your career and expand your skills. We offer you the opportunity to join our diverse and inclusive culture, and be part of a great team, working in a collaborative environment. We provide comprehensive training to meet the stringent criteria of our industry, a competitive remuneration package reflective of your skills and experience, and all the tools you need to do your job.

How to apply?

If you are looking for a challenge and want to use your administration skills and experience in a job that has plenty to offer, don’t delay and apply now!

Head to our careers website at www.downercareers.co.nz and search for job reference number #597447.

Downer NZ is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture. 

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

Due to the fast-paced nature of Downer, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change, so don't delay and make sure you apply as soon as possible.

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