Contract Manager

Manaia Health PHO

Contract Manager



A great opportunity has arisen to showcase your experience and skills in contract writing, negotiation and management, and we welcome you to join our fast growing dynamic healthcare team and expand your skill range.

Manaia PHO funds and coordinates services, provides resources and expertise for primary healthcare providers and delivers somespecialised primary healthcare services for its enrolled population in Whangarei and Kaipara districts.

Collaboratively we work with other primary, secondary and community health organisations to improve the overall health and wellbeing of our population.

This is an exciting position with significant scope to develop and improve our existing contract processes, and to develop a precedent for future contractual negotiation and funding securement. 

Working collaboratively in a team environment with our Clinical Services Manager, and Business Services Manager you will be integral in negotiating parameters for future services in our Primary Healthcare community

To learn more about this position, download our position description from below.


Skills and experience essential for the positon are:

 - Advanced level of computer literacy in the MS Suite particularly excel

- A minimum of 3 years experience in contract negotiation,  implementation and management

- A minimum of 3 years experience working with a large number of contracts with a significant dollar value.

- Proven and demonstrable communication skills including experience in developing and writing contracts.

 - Current un-encumbered drivers licence


We are looking for someone who shares our Manaia values of Tika Pono and Aroha, and who believes in and is passionate about supporting primary health care in our community.

You must have the legal right to work in NZ.


To apply for this positon, please forward your covering letter, CV and a completed employment application form (downloaded from our website below) to Juliet Espiner, HR Coordinator, P O Box 1878, Whangarei, or email


Applications close:

5pm Friday 16th November 2018