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Specialist Services Manager
Full Time   |   Executive & General Management
First Gas Specialist Services Manager

The Business:

First Gas Limited owns and operates New Zealand’s high pressure gas transmission system, which transports natural gas from Taranaki to industrial consumers throughout the North Island. Our transmission assets span more than 2,200 kilometres and are valued at more than $1 billion. Supplementing its transmission system, First Gas owns gas distribution networks that supply more than 60,000 North Island businesses and homes. First Gas’ assets provide essential and strategically important infrastructure that support the New Zealand’s economy, and we are committed to ensuring that our customers obtain maximum value from using our transmission system.

The Role:

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer this newly created role will be responsible for growing our third-party business to provide safe and reliable services to external parties related to natural gas and petroleum transmission pipelines and associated facilities. The role is based in New Plymouth in the Specialist Services division. You will have leadership qualities to manage stakeholder expectations, strategic thinking skills to develop new markets, and will be able to confidently communicate initiatives, challenges, risks and opportunities to senior management. The successful applicant will have the ability to understand complex situations and develop clear strategies to deliver profitable sales growth year on year.

The Benefits:

Competitive remuneration.
Opportunity to drive substantive growth in external revenue.
Opportunity for personal and career development to realise ambitious plans for a newly created role within the company.
Work in a complex, challenging environment within a high performing team.
The Candidate:

Our ideal candidate will possess:

Excellent interpersonal skills, including a demonstrated ability to manage multiple internal and external senior stakeholders and communicate effectively with customers.
Leadership qualities to manage complex stakeholder expectations whilst dealing with commercial requirements.
Extensive professional experience in services or technical sales.
A strong knowledge of sales, commercial negotiation and contracts within the Oil & Gas industry.
Strong customer service orientation, with excellent relationship building and influencing skills.
Drive growth of external third party work that aligns and delivers strategies established for the business.
Develop best practice strategies and processes from sales to delivery to meet customer requirements.
Achieve outstanding health and safety performance.
Ideally have tertiary qualifications appropriate for the role, such as engineering or business management.
If this sounds like a role for you then please apply online.

Note: If you apply for this position via Seek (see link on this page) you will receive a follow up email advising you that some additional information is required and providing a link to follow. The additional information required is the completion of the downloadable Application Form to be found at the bottom of the linked page.

Applications close: 25 August 2017, 5.00pm.

Applications Close: 25-August-2017

For a copy of the Job Description visit https://www.qjumpers.co.nz/32759/desc/

Jo Morgan
First Gas Ltd

First Gas Limited
+64 9 978 4516
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