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Contract Management Specialist
Location:
Christchurch/Canterbury
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Date Posted:
05-Apr-2018
Application Close Date:
19-Apr-2018
Job Reference:
1297003KT/HJ
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  • Newly created role part of recently formed National Contract Management team.
  • Responsible for a $13-15M portfolio of up to 200 contractors.
  • Christchurch based position covering the Central Southern region.  

New Zealand Post is transforming to become a fully integrated service delivery network and as part of this change, we are integrating the commercial management of our contracted delivery services.  This is a newly formed, national team of Contract Management Specialists, each with responsibility for an allocated region.

This Contract Management Specialist position is responsible for ensuring that the contracted delivery network in your regional portfolio (encompassing rural / provincial delivery, courier and postie) enables service and commercial expectations to be met in a consistent and sustainable manner. The role has a high degree of interaction with the Service Delivery Managers operating in your region who manage the frontline service delivery agents to ensure operational service standards are achieved for NZ Post's customers.

As a Contract Management Specialist, you will ensure that services in your local area are defined clearly and that contracts are optimised accordingly. Regular reviews of your portfolio will ensure that contractor performance is managed effectively and variations to contracts are made where required. The role also has a strong financial element, whereby updates and changes to national pricing will need to be reflected in your portfolio and that all payments are compliant and aligned to documentation.

This role requires strong commercial / financial acumen, sharp attention to detail and the ability to collaborate with a broad range of stakeholders across the organisation. As we strive for a consistent, streamlined approach to contract management at a national level, you will manage contract negotiation processes in your portfolio with pricing, flexibility and sustainability front of mind. Therefore, your background will need to demonstrate solid experience managing contracts, contractors and budgets. While experience in the transport / logistics industry would be an advantage, we are open to other industry backgrounds where transferrable skills can be demonstrated.

Hit the ‘apply now' button or apply online via our careers site www.nzpost.co.nz/careers where you will find a full job description.  For further information, call Kristy Teece on 093679532.  Applications close 19 April 2018.

All applicants will be required to provide proof of their eligibility to work in New Zealand. Appointees will be subject to a security check and may be required to undertake drug, alcohol and / or credit checks.

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