Procurement Manager

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 days ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 13-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/12582GOV
  • Job Title: Procurement Manager
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  • Summary:

We are looking for a dynamic procurement professional to join the Callaghan Innovation whānau in a role that will deliver strategic, commercial and operational outcomes. Suiting someone who knows what great procurement looks like, this is an opportunity to lead the ongoing development of our procurement strategy and practice.

High quality procurement – from strategic planning through to ongoing contract management – is critical to ensure Callaghan Innovation delivers on its ambitious strategic investment programme, manages its financial affairs within the All of Government procurement rules and makes sound commercial decisions.

With the re-development of the Gracefield Innovation Quarter now underway and significant investment into new digital capability just starting, the Procurement Manager will need extensive knowledge and experience in either property and construction or digital procurement.

Ideally you will bring the following skills and experience:

  • Extensive experience in managing complex RFP/RFI’s within a government environment, especially those of a property and construction or digital nature
  • Ability to manage multiple, integrated project deliverables within a diverse, organisational wide change programme
  • Able to partner with all areas of our business to deliver a highly effective procurement practice
  • Excellent written skills, particularly in drafting contracting and tenders as well as first-rate interpersonal, negotiation and influencing skills

This position sits within our Finance team and reports to our Group Financial Controller. The role has a Procurement Advisor reporting to it which will be recruited once the Procurement Manager comes on board.

About us

Callaghan Innovation is New Zealand’s innovation agency. We activate innovation and help businesses grow faster for a better New Zealand. To do this we partner with ambitious businesses of all sizes, delivering a range of innovation and research and development (R&D) services to suit each stage of their growth. Our staff – including more than 200 of New Zealand’s leading scientists and engineers – empower innovators by connecting people, opportunities and networks, and providing tailored technical solutions, skills and capability development programmes, and grants co-funding.

Callaghan Innovation provides a healthy and safe environment which encourages inclusiveness, diversity and collaboration, putting our people and the heart of what we do.

If you are looking for the opportunity to make a difference in an incredibly stimulating role, please APPLY NOW.

Applications close Sunday, 29 March 2020.

To apply for this job, please go to our job site and enter the job code 12582GOV.

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