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Team Manager Contracts

Ministry of Social Development
Job Category:
Project/Procurement/Risk Assurance
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Team Manager Contracts

  • Great people management opportunity
  • Provide high quality advice and support
  • Permanent role, National Office, Wellington

As the Team Manager Contracts you'll provide day to day leadership of a team of National Contracts Advisors and Assistant Advisors ensuring the effective allocation and use of resources. Your knowledge of social sector procurement will be vital to the effective delivery of MSD's contract services and the implementation of process improvement initiatives.

This role requires exceptional relationship management skills where you will lead the establishment and on-going management of national contracts with suppliers and key stakeholders to promote the interests and objectives of the ministry.

To be successful in the role, you will possess:

  • Social sector contracting / procurement experience in a government department
  • Previous experience managing internal and external relationships
  • Excellent communication skills to reach varied audience levels
  • Strength in leading others through change and ambiguity
  • Sound judgement and decision making skills

We are keen to hear from experienced managers who have a passion for leading high performing teams, a desire to drive best practice contracts management and a keen interest in continuous improvement.  If this sounds like you, please apply.

How to apply

To apply, click the 'Apply Now' button, complete the online application form and submit your CV and Cover Letter outlining your suitability for this role.

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Applications close 5.00pm Wednesday 30th May 2018

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