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Maintenance Contract Manager

Maintenance Contract Manager -  System Design and Delivery

  • Exciting times for the New Zealand Transport Agency with a major programme of work to deliver
  • Deliver best practice activity
  • Located in our Whangerei office


At the NZ Transport Agency, we're transforming our organisation because the world is changing and we are working to better meet the needs of New Zealand. Technology is making rapid changes to the way people connect and the transport choices we have, and customers and business want faster, easier and more personalised transport services. We're transforming so we can make the most of the future opportunities for New Zealand – join us.

Transport is on the cusp of a revolution. Technology, data, congestion and economic drivers are pushing our transport needs in a new direction.  We are embarking on an unprecedented period of growth in transport construction to meet New Zealand's future needs.

You will be responsible for the maintenance and operations service delivery contracts and to provide levels of service that meet both the technical requirements and the customer need.  Working alongside the Network Managers, you will play a vital part in procurement and contract management to assist in achieving the best outcomes for all parties, through collaboration and open communication.  This is where your strong relationship management and negotiation skills will come to the fore.

This role will require a high degree of communication and team work as you will be working with the Network Outcomes Contract Office with the Delivery team.

To be successful here and in this role you will offer:

  • Minimum of 10 years experience in the contracting market and working with NZS3910
  • Experience of relationship management including contracting and expert dispute resolution capability
  • Proven ability to influence and negotiate
  • Project management and asset management experience
  • Either a Quantity Surveying, Engineering or Project Management qualification


A Chartered Professional Engineer qualification (CPEng or equivalent) is desirable.

If you are passionate about making a difference, having the ability to influence and effect change, and want to work with committed, dedicated friendly people; then we would like to hear from you.

This role is based in our Whangerei office.

Applications close: 31 August 2017

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To be considered for this position you must have a legal right to live and work in New Zealand.


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