Contract Manager - Thames Coromandel

Veolia Australia & New Zealand is the only global company to provide a full range of environmental services in the fields of water, waste management and energy solutions.

With the global expertise gained from serving the environment for more than 150 years, Veolia operates in more than 40 countries around the world, with well over a hundred sites and approximately 4000 employees in Australia & New Zealand.

Veolia is seeking a Contract Manager reporting to the Eastern Regional Manager.You will be responsible for strategic planning and ensuring delivery on all aspects of the Thames/Coromandel Contract and ensuring positive working relationships with clients and stakeholders and collaboration towards common outcomes.

Key responsibilities include:

Ensuring a focus to customer service and meeting key performance targets

Provide leadership and guidance to the Operations teams

Identify new strategies to win and retain profitable new business

Manage financial budgets and reporting

Proactive commitment to health, safety and environmental standards across all contracts

Maintain key client relationships

Train, mentor and develop the team to ensure employee professional development and dual skilling for business flexibility and continuity

Skills of the successful applicant include:

Bachelor of engineering degree and/or relevant tertiary qualification

A minimum of 10 years’ experience in a management position with at least five years’ experience in water and wastewater infrastructure and its planning, design and installation, drinking water standards and/or resource consent compliance

Proven ability to establish and maintain working relationships with clients and colleagues

Ability to understand business and contract models

Experience in leading a team and driving results

Email cover letter and resume to Human Resources Consultant