Procurement Specialist

This is a great opportunity for a procurement expert looking to join a progressive Council in Hawke’s Bay.

Procurement is part of the Finance team, and provides procurement advice and support across the Council to ensure we use good procurement and contract management practices, and achieve value for money in our arrangements with suppliers.

If you have a customer focused approach, can build strong and effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders, have a proven track record in contract negotiations and sharp analytical skills - this is the opportunity for you.

In order to be successful in this role you will require the following skills:

  • 7+ years strategic procurement experience within a medium to large organisation

  • CIPSA membership highly regarded

  • Specialist knowledge of procurement disciplines and methodology

  • Good understanding of the application and implications of contract law and other procurement-related legislation

  • Demonstrated Project and Contract Management experience including contractor performance management and contract administration

  • Experience in developing and maintaining strong, effective supplier and internal stakeholder relationships

  • Success and achievement in leading and influencing behavioural change within an organisation

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Proficiency with electronic tendering systems such as GETS


Applications Close 25 September 2018.


Permanent Full Time

Job no: ILAI839215

Location: Hastings

Closing Date: Tuesday, 25 September 2018