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Contract Administrator

  • Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, 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 Tauranga City Council & Western Bay of Plenty District Council on the 3 Waters Reticulation Maintenance contracts.

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 Tauranga water team to achieve their contractual and business objectives. You’ll be based out of our Tauriko/ Tauranga 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 #597140

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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