Relationship Manager

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    14 hours ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category:
  • Location: Auckland
  • Date Advertised: 12-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/51608
  • Job Title: Relationship Manager
  • Business Unit:
  • Division:
  • Summary:
  • Two newly created positions
  • Drive improvements to partner performance
  • Salary of $117,00, five weeks annual leave and a range of other benefits

Te Tākinatanga – Our story

Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities brings together the three existing agencies of Housing New Zealand, HLC and KiwiBuild to form a new organisation.

We do amazing, important work. We contribute to thriving communities that provide New Zealanders with good quality, affordable homes. Our work supports people to have good access to jobs, amenities and services, as well as improving the wellbeing of current and future generations. We do this by being a world class public housing provider, and partnering with others to deliver urban development projects.

Ko tā mātou mahi – Our role

The Relationship Manager is responsible for building, managing and maintaining external partner relationships to enhance reach, quality and alignment with our construction partners.

The role works proactively with our external construction partners on a key account basis to promote communication between the partner and Kāinga Ora, ensuring Kāinga Oras understanding of partner capabilities and suitability, and to improve the overall partner experience in working with Kāinga Ora.

Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu – What you will bring

You will have highly developed analytical skills, excellent attention to detail and impeccable communication skills.

The following skills and attributes are required:

  • A tertiary qualification in a related field
  • At least five years experience in a senior supply chain, procurement or relationship role working in a large and/or complex organisation
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Able to deliver solutions on time, while delivering superior results
  • Forecast issues in advance in order to prevent potential impact, both internally and externally
  • Proven ability to make confident, fact-based, decisions and act on decisions with a sense of calculated risk taking
  • Takes accountability for delivering on commitments, owns mistakes and uses them as an opportunity for learning and development

Nōu 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

As a Kāinga 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.

Kotahitanga – One team

We have important work to do and our aspirations are big. We believe that people do their best within an environment of trust, care, contribution, humility and learning. We also do our best when we take personal responsibility to achieve our shared vision and maintain a working environment we are proud of.

The values that drive us are:

  • Te Ngakau – We trust each other and share ownership
  • Te Atawhai – We care about each other as people
  • Te Koha – Everyone’s contribution matters
  • Te Māhaki – We are humble and genuine
  • Te Ako Tonu – We continually learn and innovate

Tūhono mai – Join us

To view the position description and apply for this role, please follow the online process via

Please note all applicants, including existing employees, need to follow this process. If you have any questions, please contact the recruitment team via

Applications close Thursday, 26 March 2020.

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.

To apply for this job, please go to our job site and enter the job code 51608GJO.