Manager Consultant/Supplier Relationship
Kāinga Ora
1d ago

Manager Consultant / Supplier Relationships

  • Bring your extensive expertise in supplier & stakeholder management
  • Work in a collaborative and high performing team
  • Excellent remuneration on offer and 5weeks annual leave
  • Mō mātou - Our Organisation

    At Kāinga Ora, ours is the important responsibility of transforming New Zealand's housing choices, outcomes and the entire housing sector by creating homes and communities that allow New Zealanders to thrive.

    What is exciting about working for Kāinga Ora is getting the chance to make a real and positive impact on New Zealanders' lives.

    With skills, planning and purposeful action, our people are creating the homes and neighbourhoods that will build Aotearoa's future.

    We are passionate about transforming New Zealand for the better. That includes being a trusted partner for Māori and iwi, protecting and enabling their rights, interests and aspirations under the guidance of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

    Ko tā mātou mahi - Our Role

    Construction & Innovation - The Construction and Innovation Group supports Kāinga Ora to grow its public and supported housing portfolio through the design and development of high quality homes that meet the needs of the community now and in the future, and by driving innovation across the construction sector.

    The Manager Consultant / Supplier Relationships is responsible for building and managing external partnerships with our key consultant and supplier partnerships (Suppliers are defined as key strategic material / construction system providers).

    The Manager is also responsible for an effective alignment of internal stakeholders including GM Construction & Innovation, Construction & Innovation Programme and Development Directors along with Construction & Innovation Business Partners.

    Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu - What you will bring

  • Experience working in a multi-faceted and demanding environment
  • A tertiary qualification together with extensive demonstrated experience in supplier and stakeholder management
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically
  • Good understanding of market development and segmentation strategies, together with in-depth knowledge of consultancy services and suppliers in the marketplace
  • Demonstrated problem solving, decision making, negotiation, interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering good stakeholder relationships through consultation and partnership
  • The behavioural characteristics and skills required to work in a matrixed environment
  • Interest in public sector structure, governance, processes and systems
  • Experience navigating and operating in a regulated environment, experience working constructively across functions and track record of building and maintaining the trust of all stakeholders
  • Understanding of partnership obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi.
  • Nōu te rourou - What's in it for you?

    We offer competitive salaries, five weeks' annual leave and a benefits package including a range of insurances, flexible working arrangements and career development.

    These benefits are described in more detail here .

    As a Kāinga Ora - Homes and Communities employee, we want to make sure that you have all the tools and support you need.

    We want to ensure you are healthy and have work-life balance. We also want to support and grow your personal and career development through on-the-job learning, training courses, secondments and study opportunities.

    Ō Tātou Uara - Our Values

    Our values were developed by us, for us. They unite us as an organisation and guide how we work every day. Our values are :

  • Manaakitanga - People at the Heart
  • Mahi Tahi - Better Together
  • Whanake - Be Bold
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