Commercial / Contracts Manager
Auckland Transport
Central Auckland, New Zealand
3d ago
  • Services & Performance Division
  • Full-time Permanent Position
  • Viaduct Harbour based Offices
  • Here at Auckland Transport we are passionate about making Auckland a truly liveable and sustainable city. We are committed to finding, implementing and supporting transport and road solutions that make our city a better place to live, work and play in!

    About the Role

    Reporting to the General Manager Services & Performance, you will be responsible for taking the lead in the development, implementation and management of commercial strategies, frameworks and systems for all off-

    street parking facilities under Auckland Transport (AT) ownership with a focus on the long term sustainability of parking revenue streams.

    This role is critical to delivering objectives, revenue targets and commitments to business planning for the Parking and Services and Performance departments.

    This role will also have a prominent part to play in the success of any Transport Operations initiatives reliant on its teams being able to negotiate sound commercial agreements in line with AT strategy.

    What we are looking for

    Your excellent commercial acumen and disciplined / accurate approach to forecasting significant revenue, whilst identifying risks early and taking action to mitigate potential negative financial consequences form the expectations of this role.

    Equally important, your ability to engage and maintain professional relationships with key stakeholders both at AT and with our commercial partners.

    This position will intentionally draw on your drive to achieve best outcomes and ability to delegate effectively, coach, mentor and empower others.

    The ideal candidates will possess :

  • A Commercial degree or similar qualification preferred, but not essential
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in a procurement, commercial or financial management role in government or private sector
  • Experience in commercial negotiation lead on major capital or service projects
  • Contract management experience in a complex, multi-party environment
  • Proven experience in managing teams in complex organisations
  • A good understanding and appreciation of the workings and functions of local government would be an advantage
  • Experience in use of Microsoft Office applications, particularly Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and SharePoint
  • What we have to offer

    At Auckland Transport we are committed to our staff and making AT a great place to work. - we offer :

  • Flexible working including flexible start and finish times and working from home opportunities
  • Modern waterfront based office
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Paid parental and partner leave
  • Professional development and training
  • Diverse projects and ability to work with multi-disciplinary co-workers
  • A supportive, high performing team environment
  • Opportunity for greater leadership and accountability, the authority and autonomy to make lasting decisions
  • Study assistance
  • Health and Wellbeing benefits
  • Professional memberships
  • If this sounds like the opportunity you have been looking for, APPLY NOW!

    At Auckland Transport we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where people come first and we feel safe, respected, valued and supported, regardless of our differences.

    We also support flexible working that meets the needs of our people and the business, so please talk to us about how we could make this role flexible for you.

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