Contract Delivery Manager


Dunedin City Council

Contract Delivery Manager - 3 Waters

  • Help Shape the Future of Dunedin City
  • Drive Change in Infrastructure Delivery
  • Key 3 Waters Leadership Role

Dunedin City Council has set a clear vision for Dunedin to be “One of the World’s Great Small Cities”. This is focused on fostering a city with a thriving economy and a healthy environment with an active, creative, resilient and vibrant community. The City of Dunedin is one of New Zealand’s progressive urban centres with a population of 130,000. Renowned for its outstanding quality of life, heritage buildings and international reputation as a centre for tertiary education, it also has strengths in the primary sector, engineering, information technology and tourism.

Reporting to the Group Manager 3 Waters, the Contract Delivery Manager is a key leadership role responsible for managing 10 staff in Council's 3 Waters Group and a significant number of suppliers. With responsibility for large capital budgets, this role represents an exceptional opportunity to build upon existing strategies to become a client of choice for the 3 Waters supplier and contracting market.

Candidates of interest will:

  • Have demonstrated experience in programme management, advanced procurement, contract management and relationship management
  • Have proven leadership skills building high performing teams, with demonstrated ability to build culture, engage and motivate people
  • Ideally have a strong understanding of how to establish, measure and manage projects to ensure works are completed on time, within budget and to project scope.
  • Have a history of successfully collaborating with and developing positive working relationships with the suppliers and the public
  • Desirably have a tertiary qualification in a relevant field or comparable experience in the Infrastructure sector.

This is an outstanding opportunity for the right candidate to enhance high performing teams and contract relationships.


Applications close: 28 November 2021

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