Team Leader - Contract Performance - 12 Months

Date: 14 Sep 2023

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council


  • Deliver social and smart procurement outcomes
  • Drive value for money, consistency and contract excellence
  • 12 Month Fixed Term Contract


Parks & Community Facilities is a department within the Customer and Community Directorate, and has the privilege and commitment to ensure community assets are fit for purpose, delivering outstanding community experiences and outcomes for Aucklanders. As kaitiaki (guardian) of facilities, we play a vital role in facilitating the wider social, economic, environmental and cultural outcomes that promote the wellbeing of our communities.
He angitūtanga: The opportunity 
Our department manages all community assets ranging from open spaces to community buildings across the Auckland region. As our Contract Performance Manager, you’ll be responsible for managing a number of Full Facilities and Technical operations contracts. These are of significant value and importance in making sure the maintenance of our parks, opens spaces and assets is in line with contract specifications. 
You’ll lead a small team of contract managers and audit leads whose role it is to ensure all contractors deliver, performance is monitored and measured and that non-performance is managed. 
There’s a definite improvement aspect threaded throughout the role – where you’ll look for and deliver improved return on investment and improved performance on all your Operations contracts.
He kōrero mōu: About you
With solid and extensive experience in contracts management and in a contract management environment, you’ll have the depth and breadth of experience in contract management that includes negotiation, procurement and supplier relationship management. 
You’ll have no problem in demonstrating your ability to take the lead in developing effective and collaborative relationships and work practices with an array of stakeholders, contractors and customers. 
Financial acumen will come with you, as well as a good understanding of Health & Safety legislation.
Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer
If you’re looking for a role which encompasses leading a team with the mandate to also drive process improvement and implement strategy around commercially driven contract management – the scope is all here. 
There’s career enhancement opportunity and working 40 hours per week Monday to Friday, you’ll have some flexibility with how those hours are set. 


Please use the following link to view a copy of the position description –

Please note, this opportunity is for the duration of 12 months

Applications close Thursday, 28th September 2023


You will be required to have a valid NZ driver's licence due to the nature of the position where you will be required to regularly travel to various Community Facility sites across the Auckland region.

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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