Surfacing Contracts Manager, Wellington, Downer Group

Published 2023-03-19
Expires 2023-04-19
ID #1450737210
Surfacing Contracts Manager, Wellington, Downer Group
New Zealand, Wellington, Wellington,
Published March 19, 2023

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Surfacing contracts manager

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Surfacing Contracts Manager

Wellington, New Zealand
Full Time - Permanent

As our Contract Manager for our Surfacing team, you will be based in Wellington and have the opportunity to effect real change! You will be capable of providing strong management of specific operations, delivering on contract requirements, optimizing resource use and achieving target results. You will also develop and implement plans and procedures to ensure the profitable and viable growth of all Contracts and achieve business plan promises, return on assets and cash requirements.
About the role
As our Contract Manager, you will manage our plans and direct operations to achieve regional requirements. That means being the go-to for everything operational day and night as our crews can work both! Day to day, you will:

Provide commercial reviews to optimise performance
Analyse contract performance
Induct and train new team members and be the go-to for people management
Build up our client relationships
Demonstrate sound technical capability in the specific area of surfacing and chip seal-related products, specifications and industry requirements

About you
You’ll need to have preferably five years managing surfacing contracts (both long and short term), and you’ll have:

A tertiary qualification, ideally in Business Management or Civil Engineering
Extensive experience in road surfacing operations and managing crews
Proven experience at delivering results in a commercially competitive environment where a focus on service and operational excellence is paramount
Proven experience of HSE/QA in a commercial environment
Understanding of financial and accounting processes, including preparation of progress and claim reports and producing and interpreting monthly financial reports to P&L level.

The Downer NZ Recruitment office will be closed from Friday, 23 December 2022 and we will be back on deck on Monday, 9 January 2022. If you submit an application during this period please note that we will review your details and update you upon our return. Wishing you a safe and festive holiday season.

Please note we have an in-house recruitment team that manages all our vacancies. No candidates presented through an agency will be considered for any of our roles advertised unless previously arranged. We strongly encourage all candidates interested in these roles to apply directly online through the portal provided. Otherwise, your application will not be considered.

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