New Zealand Law Society - Procurement Engineers Representative and Contract Manager - Christchurch

Procurement Engineers Representative and Contract Manager - Christchurch

Christchurch City Council's procurement team is the largest in the South Island and one of the largest in New Zealand. Our purpose is to support fair and transparent procurement, to help deliver sustainable, innovative and value-for-money whole-of-life public services. We are now looking for a Procurement Engineers Representative and Contract Manager to join our high performing and collaborative team.

This is an exciting opportunity to be a leading contributor to the efficient and effective management of Christchurch City Council's procurement activities. The Engineer Representatives and Contract Manager works with Council Business Units (including the Contract Engineer and Assistant Contract Engineer) to manage complex onsite issues, contract issues and general activities required as specified in the contracts.

You will have a high level of commercial acumen, solid experience in a contract management role, and be effective at fostering relationships and utilising your negotiation skills to bring about superior outcomes. Your ability to drive improved performance, manage risk and encourage continuous improvement from the Council's significant expenditure will be key to success. We are a collaborative team and strive toward the greater good for positive outcomes!
You will work closely and strategically with a wide range of Stakeholders to ensure a significant portion of Council's annual project and works expenditure is delivered as planned in the Long Term Plan and to a high standard.

A bit about you:

  • You will hold a Bachelor Of Engineering Degree with at least 15 years of relevant post-qualification experience
  • You will have a sound knowledge of the NZS39** Contract Suite and NZS3910 dispute resolution process
  • A natural go-getter, you will be a great communicator with the ability to build strong relationships
  • Your inquisitive nature means you are not afraid to ask questions and look beyond obvious solutions
  • You enjoy selling solutions and creating excitement around change as well as asking others for their ideas and input.
  • You are highly organised with good time management skills and a natural problem solver

This is an exciting time to join our team of technical professionals!

Are you passionate about creating a better future? Find out what's possible, apply today!

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Additional recruitment information
Salary: Will be discussed with the successful applicant

To apply for this job, please go to our job site 

Applications close on Sunday, 24 October 2021.

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