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Senior Contracts Supervisor Roading

  • Contract management role

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Make a difference in our city


We are seeking a motivated person to join our jovial Transport Operations team. The team provide day-to-day operational services and oversight for Nelson’s transport and roading infrastructure.


Your main responsibility will be to ensure Nelson’s road maintenance and renewals programme is delivered and that our assets are maintained at an optimum level. You’ll be involved in preparing and overseeing roading contracts, conducting audits and condition assessments of our roading assets. You’ll oversee assigned budgets, maintain databases, and process monthly claims and invoices.


Ideally you will have a relevant qualification such as a Diploma in Civil Engineering or similar, and experience working in the roading and traffic engineering field. Experience with contract management and excellent relationship management skills will be key to your success. We are also seeking someone who is familiar with RAMM software, holds a full driver’s license and ideally has experience with Civil defence response and emergency event network coordination.


We value having people with diverse skills and experience, and you will be offered training and development opportunities to enhance your skills for this role and for your future career aspirations. If you have a positive, customer focused attitude and the ability and desire to learn, then we want to hear from you.


Nelson is a vibrant city with a strong cultural, art and events focus.  With stunning beaches, a playground of mountain bike tracks and walkways, coupled with sunshine hours, it’s a perfect city to balance a career with a great lifestyle.


If you are ready for a positive change and want to join a fun and supportive team and is dedicated to all things roading and transport, this could be the role for you!


Applications close midnight Wednesday 28 October 2020.


Please click here to view the job description.


If you have any other questions, please direct them to our People and Capability team email: