National Contracts Advisors - Wellington at Ministry of Social Development, Wellington - Wairarapa
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
National Contracts Advisors
- Varied, challenging and highly rewarding role
- Develop your career and broader your skills as part of a contracts administration team
- 3 x Permanent roles (secondment opportunities may be considered)
The National Contracts Team facilitate the administration and contract management of a range of social services aimed at improving outcomes for New Zealanders. The team and the services they support are spread throughout the country.
National Contracts Advisors provide advice and support to internal and external stakeholders regarding the management of government contracts.
You will be involved in service development, contract management, making payments and reporting on outcomes.
To be successful in the role, you will bring the following skills and experience:
- Strong communication and excellent relationship management skills.
- Understanding of contract management practice and procedures within government agencies and particularly Social Services.
- Experience in contract management.
- Experience in contract establishment, monitoring, maintenance and improvements.
- Knowledge of the employment support sector is an advantage.
- You will have the opportunity to work autonomously and have the support of a friendly team. A methodical approach and a high degree of accuracy will see you excel in the role.
Social Service Contracting at MSD
We partner for greater impact.
The Ministry of Social Development's purpose is to help New Zealanders to be safe, strong and independent.
We work closely with over 2,000 social sector organisations to have a greater impact for communities across Aotearoa. Procuring and contracting social services through NGOs, community organisations and other social service providers is one of the keyways MSD supports individuals, families and communities who need help.
We work in partnership with social service providers in the spirit of Kotahitanga, recognising that procurement and contracting can make a vital contribution to the wellbeing of New Zealanders. This is an important mechanism for driving real change and promoting accountability, transparency, inclusivity and sustainability in our work.
MSD's contracting function includes procurement, contract management, contract administration, relationship management, reporting, planning and service guidelines. This provides valuable opportunities to engage with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, such as MSD's regional teams, other government agencies, and providers across New Zealand delivering life-changing services for Māori, Pacific, youth, people with disabilities and other communities.
Anyone interested in belonging to an inclusive and collaborative team, which cares about the wellbeing of New Zealanders and strives to make a difference for communities, will be a valuable addition to our social service contracting team at MSD.
Salary range: $71,943.00 - $87,931.00
MSD is a high-performing government agency with a focus on helping New Zealanders to be safe, strong and independent.
That means helping New Zealanders to get the support they require to participate positively in society and reach their potential.
MSD has a COVID-19 vaccination policy that encourages, but does not require, employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and its variants unless the role is identified as requiring vaccination at the time.
Several roles are available in our social service contracting team. If you're interested in doing work that makes a real difference for New Zealanders, check out our opportunities.
Please note in your cover letter whether you are applying for permanent, secondment or either.
How to apply
To apply, click the 'Apply Now' button to upload your CV, cover letter and complete the online application form.
Note: Your cover letter will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience relates to the competencies listed in the position description.
All applications must be made online. If this is not possible or if you have any queries, please contact us at email@example.com
Internal MSD Employees – please apply through your myHR portal at work. This will ensure that your myHR employee profile is visible as internal candidate.
Closing date: 3rd February 2023
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ministry of Social Development|
|Location:||Wellington - Wairarapa|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Category:||Social, welfare & community|
|Attachment:||national-contracts-advisor-pd-may-2020.docx (Word, 718KB)
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