Business Services Manager

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    5 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: Management
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 31-OCT-19
  • Job Reference: MBIE/1430325
  • Job Title: Business Services Manager
  • Business Unit:
  • Division:
  • Summary:
  • Show your exceptional advisory and relationship building skills in a business services role
  • Dynamic and challenging role with the ability to make a difference
  • Full-time role (flexible options can be discussed)
  • Wellington based, Stout Street location


New Zealand Government Procurement and Property (NZGPP) delivers MBIE’s procurement and property functional leadership objectives through a collaborative, centre-led approach. We help government agencies with:

  • building procurement and property capability within their agency through training and development opportunities;
  • providing support, advice and expertise; and
  • making procurement and property management easier through systems and frameworks that support quality decision making.


About the role

The Business Services Manager is a critical role for NZGPP, and will likely evolve into a leadership role over time.  Reporting to the Director Enabling Services, the Business Services Manager is responsible for the strategic oversight, design and delivery of the NZGPP work programme, including leading the annual business planning process for the Branch.

The Business Services Manager brings their business understanding and perspective to work in partnership with senior managers to strengthen the overall capability of the branch, and help ensure the quality and consistency of advice, services and practices across the branch, and more widely with colleagues in Building, Resource and Markets group and wider MBIE.


To be successful in this role, you will be:

  • Familiar with the machinery of government, and have a working knowledge of appropriations and the processes that support Ministerial engagement;
  • A strategic thinker who is able to make connections between various aspects of the organisation and implications for the branch;
  • An advocate of effective business processes, good governance and continuous improvement;
  • Able to develop and maintain effective relationships with senior leaders, internal and external stakeholders; and
  • Experienced at managing multiple priorities and meeting regular deadlines, often at short notice.

Applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand.


How to apply:

To apply for this position, please click ‘Apply Now’ to submit your application, CV and Cover Letter.

All applications must be submitted via the online advertisement for tracking and evaluation purposes.

If you have any further questions on the position please contact Lapulou Mo’ale via and quote reference MBIE/1430325

Applications close 5pm on Wednesday, 13 November 2019