Contract Manager – Open Space Management
Downer Group
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Downer New Zealand has a proud history that can be traced back to 1870, and today we are NZ’s leading provider of integrated services.

Our commitment is building long term relationships and supporting our customers with high calibre services and solutions.

The key to our success is our people who, on a day-to-day basis, they stand and deliver the company's core values of Excellence, Courage, Collaboration & Integrity across a diverse landscape of markets.

We are proud of what we do, and that we support the well-being of the communities we work, live and play in.

About the role :

Downer Open Space Management have a reputation built through having great people, access to first class plant and equipment along with leading edge technology that allow us to deliver to the highest standards across New Zealand.

Our teams are professional, focused on delivery of best practice on Parks Maintenance / Horticulture services to our clients and the members of the public.

We are now looking for a Contract Manager to join our team looking after the beautiful parks and reserves in the Bay of Plenty region.

The Contracts Manager is responsible for the operational and financial management of maintenance contracts and projects, managing existing clients, being the liaison with Council, addressing technical issues, quality management, planning and auditing of Downer activities, assisting in developing and maintaining business systems supporting OSM activities and leading a great team.

About you :

We would like to hear from you if you have :

  • Knowledge and experience in Facilities Management, and / or Open Space Management
  • Knowledge and experience of the contractual and financial aspects of Contract Management
  • Can confidently work with business systems and processes
  • High level written and verbal communication skills as you will be liaising closely with internal staff, as well as sub-contractors and clients
  • Computer literacy
  • Experience leading a team in a multi-skilled environment
  • Qualifications in either Horticulture or Turf would be an advantage
  • What we offer :

    A role with us can enable you to develop and enhance your skills and experience. This is a great opportunity for you to join our diverse and inclusive culture and be part of a great team thriving in a collaborative fast-paced environment.

    We will reward you with a competitive remuneration package, flexible working arrangements, great training and ongoing development, and the opportunity to advance your career within our organisation.

    Downer NZ is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture

    Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test and medical.

    Due to the fast-paced nature of Downer, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change, so don't delay and make sure you apply as soon as possible.

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