Commercial Portfolio Manager

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    1 month ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 21-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/DF2002035
  • Job Title: Commercial Portfolio Manager
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What you will do
As the Commercial Portfolio Manager – Defence Estate and Infrastructure you will provide procurement expertise across the Defence Estate and Infrastructure (DE&I) portfolio. They will develop, implement, and maintain procurement strategies that optimise value to NZDF.

The Commercial Portfolio Manager has responsibility for directly advising DE&I’s senior leadership team and for overseeing the commercial work programme. The role is particularly focussed on supporting the Estate Regeneration investment programme and the most significant, complex and critical commercial events, contracts and supplier relationships within DE&I.
What we need
A senior procurement manager with demonstrated success in delivering procurement value, experience with a complex Estate and Infrastructure portfolio, as well as:

  • Familiarity with the infrastructure supplier market;
  • An authentic approach to supplier relationship management;
  • An understanding of the machinery of government and the protocols required for government procurement;
  • A successful track record as a leader of change;
  • Commercial acumen and well-developed negotiation skills;
  • A tertiary qualification or CIPS will be highly regarded.

 Who we are
The Joint Defence Services (JDS) Portfolio enables Defence Force operations by pooling together key pan-NZDF enabling functions including Logistics, Communications and Information Systems, Health, Security, Strategic Programmes, Military Policing, Knowledge and Information Management and Commercial Services.
The effective and efficient delivery of these enabling functions is a key contributor to the operational effectiveness of our Defence force.  In this sense, Joint Defence Services are a force behind our Force.

Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa / New Zealand. As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice. 
Why Us
NZDF is an inclusive organisation that is open to flexible working arrangements and welcomes applications from people regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, age, beliefs/opinions, or family circumstances.
In return for your expertise, dedication and hard work, NZDF is offering remuneration reflective of your experience, along with:

 How to Apply
To view the Position Description and to apply online please visit our Defence Careers website, or use the links on this page. For further information, contact Paul Howard on (04) 587 2273.
Please note: If you are an existing NZDF employee (excluding contractors) you must apply through our Internal Vacancies site, via the HR Toolkit.

Applications close on Sunday 1 March 2020.

Please note: Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (NZ) and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for the position applied for. The minimum citizenship and residency criteria for security clearances to be granted by the NZ Defence Force are as follows:

Low level Security Clearance

  • most preferably a NZ citizen, who has resided in this country continuously for at least the last five years, OR
  • is a citizen of, and/or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last five years: either Australia, Canada, NZ, the United Kingdom (UK) or the United States of America (USA); and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZ Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS) towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at this level.

If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.