Procurement Consultant

  • Company:
    Air New Zealand
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:

Kia ora!

Air New Zealand’s Procurement team is intrinsically connected to our company’s purpose of  “Enriching our country by connecting New Zealanders to each other and New Zealand to the World” Covering a managed spend base of ~NZ$1.5bn, Procurement is an integral part of Air New Zealand’s Supply Chain division, a team which is rapidly transforming toward a Centre of Excellence model focussed on enhancing operational and commercial outcomes by strategically linking procurement, inventory management, logistics, supplier management and performance analytics. At Air New Zealand, Procurement seek to deliver sustainable value through strong partnerships and to be an influential and innovative team enriching New Zealand.

We currently have an opportunity available for a permanent Procurement Consultant based in Auckland. In this role you will be responsible for providing leading commercial support to Air New Zealand’s Properties and Infrastructure team.

We are looking for an experienced, commercially savy and passionate person who is confident and engaging and who can think outside the box and solve problems. The right candidate will bring a resilient personality to enable them to deliver against the following role attributes:

  • Stakeholder relationship management:  an innate ability to nurture and manage collaborative and, at times, complex relationships with Air New Zealand stakeholders and suppliers in order to unlock sustainable value from Air New Zealand’s market engagement activities.
  • Commercial astuteness:  strong technical procurement, negotiation and contracting skills required to lead the design and execution of high calibre market engagement strategies that will drive significant value throughout the category lifecycle.
  • Strategic thinking:  a demonstrable track record for working collaboratively with senior stakeholders and business partners to positively influence strategy, and develop and lead fit for purpose and agile market engagement processes.
  • Drive for results:  the energy and drive to utilise an in-depth and up to date understanding of supply markets, business units, and market engagement strategies to deliver measurable benefits from the market that lead to sustainable improvements to Air New Zealand’s value chains.
  • Ideally you will have commercial experience within a large complex organisations. Strong expertise in market engagement is essential. As an experienced commercial professional, this is an outstanding opportunity to make a significant and lasting contribution to Air New Zealand’s success.

    Please note that his position requires you to hold work eligibility and/or a visa, at the time of your application, that enables you to work in New Zealand.