Purchaser Officer

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    7 hours ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Canterbury
  • Date Advertised: 20-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/DF2003055
  • Job Title: Purchaser Officer
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What you will do
The Defence Shared Services Delivery team is looking for a Purchasing Officer to provide the effective and efficient processing of all Purchasing Orders received from teams/units throughout Burnham and carry out the ordering of supplies to fill these requirements.  
What we need
Delivering excellent customer service and going above and beyond for your customers is second nature to you.  You pride yourself on providing efficient and accurate service every time, using your initiative to find effective solutions for our customers and adapting to changing requirements.
Along with experience within a logistics, procurement or administrative role you will need to be computer savvy especially in MS office and ideally you will have worked with SAP previously.
It’s important in this role to bring a real sense of value to the relationships you build and the networks you create and as a confident communicator you will easily build rapport with customers and develop positive working relationships throughout Burnham.
Who we are
The Defence Shared Services Group (DSSG) is responsible for the effective provision and efficient delivery of shared services activities to the whole of NZDF. Our vision and mission is to support NZDF strategic outcomes whilst achieving world class shared service excellence. This will be achieved through a forward thinking approach, continuous improvement, flexibility, collaboration and teamwork.

DSSG provides accessible and timely responses to requests for service, acts as the conduit to other Defence Logistics Command units and is the key point-of-contact between Base and Camp operational commanders and business owners. Our goal is to achieve quality customer satisfaction through excellence in service and business solutions. 
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:

  • Great benefits for you and your family;
  • 5 weeks annual leave per year;
  • Free onsite parking and great nearby amenities;
  • Flexible working environment and positive culture;
  • Opportunities for career development.

 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 Lorraine Aitken on (03) 363 0157.
 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 Tuesday 31 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.