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Maintenance Contract Manager - Coastal Otago

  • Delivering positive outcomes for our customers
  • Influencing the standard of roading in the Coastal Otago region
  • Located in Dunedin

At the NZ Transport Agency, it all starts with our people. The organisation's performance and success depends on the people who choose to make this a great place to work and make a difference for New Zealand. The Transport Agency has a strong future focus, understanding that new technologies and changing customer expectations mean the transport system we know today will not be the one we deliver in ten years time.

As the Maintenance Contract Manager based Coastal Otago based in Dunedin, you will be responsible for the highways maintenance and operations service delivery contract and to provide levels of service that meet both the technical requirements and the customer need.  Working alongside the Contractor, the Network Managers and Journey Manager, 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 requires a high degree of communication and team work as you will be working within the Network Outcome Contract Office with the Delivery Team. 

To be successful in this role you will bring:

  • Minimum of 8 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

Applications close 19th August 2019

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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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