Procurement Business Partner


12 month fixed term contract

Broad, busy Finance Manager position

Penrose location, WFH & flexible hours supported

Job Description:

Do you have Commercial experience gained in a high value, complex Procurement environment with a demonstrable track record of identifying & delivering best outcomes & cost savings across Indirect/Utilities/Sustainability related categories?

If so, this exciting role could be for you.

The opportunity

Our client, a prominent & highly commercial services organisation in Auckland is looking to appoint a Procurement Business Partner to create, develop, communicate, negotiate and implement innovative procurement strategies across core indirect/corporate categories to deliver year-on-year cashable savings and efficiencies.

You will have the leadership and interpersonal skills and experience to work confidently with stakeholders to overcome challenges and bring them towards a common goal. You will also deliver complex Category Strategies using best practice Procurement and Commercial tools and techniques to ensure successful implementation.

Key requirements

Demonstrable track record in the procurement and implementation of high value, high impact added value contribution within Indirect categories

Several years of experience in complex, dynamic environments with high levels of ambiguity and impact/risk.

Recent experience in a modern procurement environment within a large, complex commercially driven organisation.

Demonstrable experience of successfully leading and managing change projects across functional and business boundaries incorporating a diverse range of relevant products and services.

Significant experience of influencing from a strategic perspective, whilst implementing effective procurement management and compliance structures.

Political sensitivity and high-level influencing and interpersonal skills and the ability to establish credibility with senior stakeholders.

Evidence of success in building relationships across organisational, professional and operational boundaries.

Demonstrable experience of working on and leading collaborative procurement projects within a complex, multi-stakeholder and legislative operating environment.

Experience in working with key suppliers, such as outsource partners, including performance development to meet business needs.

Commercially astute with a proven track record of delivering cost savings and added value.

Excellent stakeholder management skills with the ability to build collaborative relationships to deliver change.

Strong negotiation skills.

Experience in working in multi-disciplinary teams.

Experience in working in multi-disciplinary teams.

What’s in it for you

Work across a diverse array of business units, categories and commercial projects

Opportunity to develop your career in a significant corporate business

Opportunities to progress in procurement or the wider commercial services team

Competitive salary with a generous benefits package

Posted on: 

15 July 2021