Procurement Advisor

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Posted:
    2 days ago
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    Govt Jobs

  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: Procurement
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 14-JAN-19
  • Job Reference: LINZ/19/005
  • Job Title: Procurement Advisor
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  • Summary:
  • Work on complex sourcing activities
  • Promote procurement within LINZ
  • Join a high performing team committed to excellence


At Land Information New Zealand (LINZ), our key role is to ensure New Zealanders have accurate information about where people and places are, that people have confidence in their property rights and that Crown property is well managed for future generations.

Our responsibilities include managing land titles, geodetic and cadastral survey systems, topographic information, hydrographic information, managing Crown property and supporting government decision making around foreign ownership.

The Corporate group supports LINZ with specialised services, advice, knowledge and technology, making sure the organisation runs smoothly and effectively. We translate strategic and operational decisions into action; help the organisation manage change; and support LINZ to plan and deliver services for New Zealanders.

The Central Procurement Team is committed to delivering procurement excellence both internally and externally, to all stakeholders, customers and suppliers. We are looking for a new junior to intermediate level Procurement Advisor to join our team in a role with plenty of opportunity to develop your skills and experience.

As a Procurement Advisor at LINZ you will be a key advocate for the role procurement plays in helping us become a high performing organisation.  You will be a trusted advisor delivering best possible outcomes for the sourcing of goods and services against public policy objectives and business needs. This includes planning for and managing stakeholder relationships all while delivering overall and measurable value for money.

As our Procurement Advisor you will:

  • Plan and execute procurement strategies and sourcing opportunities and contribute to the development of stakeholder engagement models
  • Work on optimising processes and practices across the entire procurement function
  • Promote procurement, its policy and process within the organisation
  • Support LINZ business units in contract management
  • Maintain information systems and accurate records of processes


 Our Procurement Advisor will have:

  • Experience in a sourcing function as a procurement advisor or similar procurement related role
  • A relevant degree
  • Previously successfully managed stakeholder relationships and understand working within Government
  • The ability to assess, mitigate, resolve and manage complex problems, risks and/or issues associated with high value, high risk or complex procurement
  • Knowledge on government procurement processes and rules of sourcing and guidelines
  • Worked with contract structures, contract management and negotiation strategies


A unique opportunity to work in a small team to make a genuine difference across LINZ,  this fantastic role will allow you to be involved in challenging and politically visible work that impacts positively on New Zealand’s future.  

Click on the ‘Apply online’ button below in order to be directed to our on-line careers website.  You may view a position description at this site, as well as complete the on-line application, and upload a CV and cover letter.  We are looking for evidence of how you meet each of the key selection criteria.

For further information on this role please contact Louise Pierce, Senior Talent Sourcing Advisor,

Applications close at 5.00pm on Thursday 24 January 2019.