It's an exciting time to be in Invercargill and a privilege to work in this region.
You can enjoy a relaxed atmosphere and endless recreational activities that Invercargill has to offer with Central Otago, Fiordland and the Catlins on our doorstep. As New Zealand's southernmost city we proudly encourage a good work-life balance and with direct flights to Auckland, Christchurch, and Wellington are within easy reach.
With a high level of confidence, our prosperous southern city is undergoing the biggest resurgence in its 166-year history. Invercargill's reputation for being family-friendly is well deserved, with affordable housing, great schools, and amazing facilities.
The Contract Manager position sits within our Core Services team, and is responsible for managing infrastructure network maintenance and service contracts, by evaluating, monitoring and having overall accountability for contract performance. You will conduct analysis to provide recommendations to the Infrastructure Managers in relation to extensions of contracts; ensuring compliance with contractual obligations; and reviewing and negotiating contract variations other core services activities for the Infrastructure Group of Council.
Our ideal candidate will be degree or trade qualified and with an engineering background, with a minimum of around 5 years post-qualification experience. You will bring to this position your experience in a contract management using NZS3917, and experience working with request for service software or systems would be an advantage.
We expect that you will have proven experience in contract management to drive our maintenance and service contracts. And most importantly, building strong working relationships will be a breeze with your exceptional communication skills being put to good use when dealing with contractors, the public and Council clients.
If you are looking for an opportunity where you will not only contribute to the improvement of our region's infrastructure, but also make a real-life difference to the community, then apply today.
At Invercargill City Council we pride ourselves on our values - positivity, respect, responsibility and above and beyond. Finding the right fit for our team is really important to us and we work hard to provide an environment reflective of these values.
For more information please see the full job description or contact the Invercargill City Council on 03 211 1777.
Apply Now Reference code 5460065.
Applications close 6 May 2021
Please note, all applicants will need to have the right to live and work in New Zealand. While all applications will be reviewed, only those who meet our criteria will be contacted.