Senior Advisor Contract Management at Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Everybody should have a place to live that is warm, dry, safe, stable and affordable, with access to the support they need to live healthy, successful lives.
Mō te tūnga | About the role
The Senior Advisor Contract Management is responsible for managing contracts and operational relationships with a portfolio of housing and housing-related service providers who support some of this country's most vulnerable people to have a home that is warm, dry and safe.
Working in partnership with providers and other stakeholders you will implement, manage and monitor contracts, and use your analytical skills and lateral thinking to develop practical solutions to issues that arise, or improvements to existing arrangements to enhance the achievement of outcomes for the people we support.
You will also take on a leadership role, providing best practice advice and support to providers, other members of the Contract Management team, the wider Ministry and other key stakeholders.
Our Contract Management team is in our System Delivery and Performance group which is responsible for managing and monitoring delivery.
Our System Delivery and Performance group is responsible for managing and monitoring delivery in conjunction with Te Kāhui, our Māori Housing unit. This group brings together delivery and supply functions, land acquisition and development, and the management of our contracts reporting on delivery and investment. The group also leads out on procurement for the organisation.
The salary range for this role is $98,749 - $120,693 + 3% Kiwisaver contribution.
Ō wheako, ō pukenga | About you
This role would suit a person who thrives in a busy and challenging work environment, with supportive colleagues, you will have:
- Relevant experience in the management of contracts for housing or social services
- Specialist relationship management skillset - the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships built on trust and integrity
- Experience working collaboratively with NGOs, Iwi/Māori providers and other Government agencies
- The ability to conduct analysis to define and implement solutions to issues, or take advantage of opportunities, arising from the delivery of contracted services.
- Ability to get things done in a fast-paced environment with multiple and shifting priorities
- Professional maturity, sound judgement and the ability to gain immediate credibility
- Awareness and ability to identify both strategic and operational risks and implement appropriate mitigations
- Success working in a team environment and supporting leadership
Ngā painga | What we offer
- Flexible working policy to give work/life balance
- Engaging employee-led people networks that celebrate diversity, provide safe spaces, and encourage thought-leadership
- Modern office space and cloud - based technology that allows for joined up, cohesive collaboration
- Wellbeing initiatives, tools and courses, and a discounted health insurance scheme
- Open minds - we aren't afraid of change and encourage fresh approaches and ideas from people who want to make a difference
- We work to make sure the aspirations of whānau, hapū and iwi are enabled
- We have a stepped remuneration framework where salary movement happens though defined step increases within a role salary band. Appointment to a step within the salary range will depend on the experience and skills the person brings to the role which will be better known following a recruitment process including an interview
- Salaries automatically move up a step on an annual basis
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please click on the APPLY button to be directed to the application page, from here you can upload your CV and cover letter. Please note, while applications close on Sunday, 11th of June 2023, we will be reviewing applications as they are received and may progress with suitable applicants prior to the application closing date. Therefore, please apply as soon as possible if you are interested in this position.
For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process. You must have the legal right to live and work in New Zealand to be eligible for this position.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ministry of Housing and Urban Development|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
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