Commercial Manager (Procurement)


Job Description:

Tribe Recruitment ltd

About the Role

In this strategic role, you will establish and manage assigned category and procurement activities, including driving the creation of category strategies and delivery of aligned category plans, managing key relationships with internal partners and suppliers, and improving procurement process.

You will proactively support your categories of spend including all commodities / services included with the category, contracts and sourcing activities and partner relationships associated with the category, whilst strengthening and extending internal and external partnerships.

You will support end to end procurement for assigned categories. As part of this you will be responsible for ensuring that there are

Strategic category plans for all major spend categories developed in conjunction with and endorsed by key business stakeholders

Sourcing strategies developed in alignment with the strategic category plans approved prior to formal market approach

Pipeline accuracy of contract execution and contract coverage for spend categories

Contract and commercial management compliance and partner governance activities

You will actively research external markets to provide key insights and collaborate with internal business partners to develop and execute strategic category management plans

A position description is available.

About You

A good level experience in a procurement or commercial role in a large organisation

Proven experience in Category Management and Strategic Sourcing with experience in Applications Procurement being highly advantageous

Experience in contract negotiations in a corporate environment

Demonstrated experience in leading go to market activity

A self-starter who can work independently with minimal supervision

Excellent stakeholder engagement and influencing skills to ensure the delivery of superior business outcomes

In depth knowledge and proven expertise in best practice commercial and procurement practices.

About the Company

About the Company

With a work environment that encourages learning and continuous improvement, flexible work from home arrangements and some of the best benefits and discounts in the market, this is a great time to join the team at this well known, leading services business.

Apply Now!

To find out more, please get in touch with Daniel Percival on 0274030801 for a confidential chat, or by email on

To apply for this vacancy you MUST be a New Zealand citizen, resident, or have already secured the right to work in New Zealand and therefore hold a valid visa.

At the appropriate stage we will request your references, we ask that you do not include them on your CV when applying.

Supply Chain / Planning / Procurement

Tribe Recruitment ltd

Posted on: 

18 July 2022