Corporate Facilities and Contract Manager

Date: 12-May-2022

Location: Auckland Wide, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

He angitūtanga: The opportunity


Corporate Property looks after all buildings and office accommodation for over 7,000 staff in Auckland Council. We are right sizing our portfolio and making our buildings reflect the new ways of working.

As a result of this transformational phase, a new role has come up to manage current and new contracts, as well as to look after a small but critical facility that will be incorporated into the Portfolio in 2023.


The Corporate Facilities and Contract Manager (CFCM) will be part of an experienced team that manages all aspects of Facility and Asset Management of Council’s owned and leased buildings. In doing this, the Corporate Facilities and Contract Manager will:


  • Support procurement activities including negotiation of commercial terms in accordance with Auckland Council protocols
  • Manage circa of 15 contracts (hard and soft services) including contracts for a critical facility.
  • Prepare and manage contract-related documents, including agreements, variations, notices/correspondence, and payment claims.
  • Facilities Management activities for a small but critical facility (from 2023)
  • Liaison with the wider Corporate Property team to identify and manage commercial risks
  • Support the preparation, review, and response to contractual correspondence
  • Maintain all necessary registers, contractual documentation, and templates
  • Collaborating with our stakeholders to ensure a successful delivery of FM/AM activities


He korero mōu: About you


Smart and driven, you will be a tertiary qualified in FM or operations professional who is an analytical thinker with strong Contract Management experience (5-8 years). 


You have a positive personality and can-do attitude, taking ownership of your role, and adding value to the team.


In addition, you will have strong analytical, negotiation and communication skills and the ability to engage with stakeholders at all levels.


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer


Auckland Council is one of the largest local authorities in the South Pacific providing essential services and facilities to more than 1.5 million people. We are progressive socially, culturally, and environmentally while we work towards creating change having an impact on our journey to becoming a world-class city for our ratepayers and residents.


In return for your hard mahi, you can expect a completive salary, and a flexible and supportive work environment. You will have access to a range of fantastic Auckland Council benefits, including but not limited to discounted Leisure Centre membership, Annual Zoo Pass or Art Gallery Membership.  You will receive 2 days of addtional annual leave for community leave as well as a health & wellbeing day, along with a range of other exciting partnership discounts!

For the position description please click here.


This position will require you to hold a full NZ driver's licence.

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Applications close Thursday 26th May 2022. If this roles sound interesting to you please apply with a cover letter and your CV today.  

Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.


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