How to Enter
To help you secure a role as a Contact Engineer in New Zealand, it’s recommended to complete a relevant graduate qualification, such as a Bachelor of Engineering or Quantity Surveying. Previous experience in Procurement, Surveying and Administration will also be beneficial.
The typical job responsibilities of a Contract Engineer can include any of the following:
Reviewing, negotiating and amending bid contracts with clients
Drafting contractual documentation including the terms of service
Adjusting existing contracts as required
Building and maintaining long-term relationships with clients, customers, and suppliers
Monitoring supplier performance and service-levels
Providing contractual and procurement assistance to the rest of the business
Ensuring all contracts and bids are complaint with legislation and regulations
With training and experience, many Contract Engineers can choose to progress their careers further in commercial procurement by securing the role of Senior Contracts Engineer, Lead Contracts Engineer, Contracts Manager or Commercial Manager. In addition, they can also decide to move to other industries such as Construction, Civil Engineering or Manufacturing.
45K – 80K per annum (NZD)