Lead a new team and create impact through your innovative ideas, Bring your expertise in maintenance contract management, Full time, permanent role at $190,600 + 5 weeks' annual leave + insurances.
  • Lead a new team and create impact through your innovative ideas
  • Bring your expertise in maintenance contract management
  • Full time, permanent role at $190,600 + 5 weeks' annual leave + a suite of free insurances


M? m?tou - Our Organisation


At K?inga Ora, ours is the important responsibility of transforming New Zealand's housing choices, outcomes and the entire housing sector by creating homes and communities that allow New Zealanders to thrive.

What is exciting about working for K?inga Ora is getting the chance to make a real and positive impact on New Zealanders' lives. With skills, planning and purposeful action, our people are creating the homes and neighbourhoods that will build Aotearoa's future.

We are passionate about transforming New Zealand for the better. That includes being a trusted partner for M?ori and iwi, protecting and enabling their rights, interests and aspirations under the guidance of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.


Ko t? m?tou mahi - Our Role


The Manager Strategic Contracts is responsible for a broad range of specialists who provide technical oversight and support of maintenance delivery contracts and national supply agreements. In this role, you'll lead the ongoing strategic management of Te Mahi Ng?tahi, our maintenance contracts, systems and processes to improve overall performance in terms of management, health & safety, contract delivery, complaint reduction, quality, and value for money.

A key part of your role will be to work closely with a number of teams across K?inga Ora to ensure an integrated understanding of immediate and long term maintenance requirements alongside customer needs and the organisation's strategic goals.


Ng? p?manawatanga ?u - What you will bring


We're looking for an inspirational leader to bring thought leadership and enable a high performing team to focus on improving results in quality, cost and delivery. Our successful candidate will also demonstrate:


  • A solid track record in contract management, maintenance management or property management roles
  • Knowledge and significant experience dealing with the maintenance contracting market and proven contract negotiation and management experience
  • Structured problem solving ability coupled with experience of implementing process and performance improvements
  • A collaborative approach and affinity with new technologies
  • In-depth experience using advanced statistical tools, quantitative analysis and process mapping


N?u te rourou - What's in it for you?


We offer competitive salaries, five weeks' annual leave and a benefits package including a range of insurances, flexible working arrangements and career development. These benefits are described in more detail here https://careers.kaingaora.govt.nz/a-great-place-to-work/benefits.

As a K?inga Ora - Homes and Communities employee, we want to make sure that you have all the tools and support you need. We want to ensure you are healthy and have work-life balance. We also want to support and grow your personal and career development through on-the-job learning, training courses, secondments and study opportunities.


? T?tou Uara - Our Values


Our values were developed by us, for us. They unite us as an organisation and guide how we work every day. Our values are:


  • Manaakitanga - People at the Heart
  • Mahi Tahi - Better Together
  • Whanake - Be Bold


T?hono mai - Join us


To view the position description and apply for this role, please follow the online process via http://careers.kaingaora.govt.nz. Please note: all applicants, including existing employees, need to follow this process. If you have any questions, please contact the recruitment team via [email protected]


Applications close on Monday 1 March 2021

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We value diversity and are committed to working with each other and our customers in an inclusive and respectful way. We welcome applicants from all walks of life and appreciate the richness of experience that your point of difference brings to the organisation.