Senior Contracts Manager

Stantec Australia

Location: Wellington

Job Type: Full time


Senior Contracts Manager - ( 230000BG )


Senior Contracts Manager

$125 - $135K

Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.

We care about the communities we serve—because they're our communities too. We're designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

About the role:

Help us deliver exciting projects for our New Zealand clients.

Our water team provides vital support to major projects as well as expert services directly to clients. We are looking for a Contracts Manager to work with the team in Wellington to ensure the three waters renewals programme runs smoothly across the region.

About the role:

You will be responsible for Monitoring, Supervision & Quality Assurance (MSQA) of our projects in the construction phase and assisting the design team during investigation and design phases. This will require excellent communication and organisational skills.

Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Administer all aspects of a contract or programme to ensure that the work is constructed to a high standard, and the required specifications, working in a collaborative manner with the contractor to proactively identify and deal with issues.

  • This includes liaison with designers to solve issues that may appear from unforeseen events.

  • Working with project teams during the concept and design stages to ensure constructable designs.

  • Liaising with the public and managing compliments and complaints, plus verbal and written requests.

  • Daily contact with the Project Manager, Client staff and other disciplines to ensure the work is coordinated with other interacting programmes.

  • Mentoring junior staff in the Engineer’s Representative’s Assistant role.

  • Assist Engineer’s Representative in administering the contract.

You’ll have a minimum of a Civil Engineering Diploma or equivalent technical qualification in civil engineering and at least 10 years relevant experience in the horizontal infrastructure industry, with a solid understanding of pipeline construction and contract management.

What we offer

Along with a competitive salary we offer many other benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing is ongoing.

  • Flexible Working Arrangements including purchasing up to 4 weeks additional leave and provision for school term contracts, job sharing and part time employment.

  • Learning and Talent Development Programs including global programmes, online learning and on-the-job learning

  • Mentoring for your own development

  • Professional Memberships

  • Health Insurance – Income Continuance Insurance (ICI) – Life Insurance

  • Service Recognition Awards

  • Employee Assistance Program

About us

The Stantec community unites approximately 25,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring water, transport and infrastructure projects to life. Our work from initial project concept and planning through design, construction and commissioning is built on a nearly 200-year history. So, when we take on a project, we see the opportunity to make a lasting connection with the people and places where we live and work.

How to apply

To discuss in more detail contact Glen Tarrant on 04 381 6729 or 027 4430 184 or apply directly online.

No Agency CVs will be accepted.



Primary Location : New Zealand-Wellington-Wellington

Organization : BC-3101 Water-NZ New Zealand

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Feb 27, 2023, 3:09:26 PM

Req ID: 230000BG

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

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