Senior Procurement Leader – CW
New Zealand Government
Auckland, Auckland
4d ago
source : ExploreJobs

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Permanent - FulltimeAn interesting and challenging procurement opportunity!Help shape the future of EducationAt the Ministry of Education, we work together to shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes.

Our organisation is made up of more than 3,000 talented and committed people around New Zealand, from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures.

While we work in different groups and on different things, we all strive every day to make the biggest difference we can for every child, young person and adult student in our education system.

About usEducation Infrastructure Service (EIS), a part of the Ministry of Education, creates and supports safe, healthy, inspiring and ICT enabled learning environments.

EIS manages the Crown's second largest property portfolio of around 2,500 schools with a book value of $17.8 billion, is responsible for the largest payroll in the country, and transports over 100,000 students to and from school each day.

About the roleThe role of the Senior Procurement Leader, CW is to maximise the benefits that the Ministry and schools receive from their expenditure by providing procurement services for EIS Capital Works.

You will support procurement conducted by EIS, managing and leading high value / complexity procurements including : undertaking needs analysis and procurement planning, drafting procurement documentation, managing the procurement process, facilitating evaluation and contract negotiation and awarding.

Your Key Priorities will include : Contributing to the delivery of the EIS procurement strategy and specifically the EIS Construction Category procurement strategyDeveloping procurement initiatives and regional procurement strategies in partnership with CW Delivery, EIS Commercial Procurement and client groups across EIS that provide value to the Ministry's Capital Works programmeProviding leadership, assistance, support, advice, direction and management for procurement activities to EIS Capital Works to ensure our stakeholders' needs are anticipated and met, and that opportunities with suppliers and markets are identified and developedProviding assurance of procurement compliance and quality by reviewing / endorsing procurement documentation (in line with the Ministry's procurement policy and the school property procurement framework) and other auditingEngaging with markets and suppliers, striving to make it as easy as possible to be a supplier to EIS and making the Ministry a Client of ChoicePlease note that there is more information available in the attached Job Description.

About youYou will have an in-depth knowledge of and substantial experience of the practical application of procurement good practice.

Ideally you will have a good understanding of government procurement and the Government Procurement Rules, experience in the construction industry and will be eligible or.

working towards Full Member (Level 6) MCIPS and / or a relevant tertiary qualification in Business or. Accounting.Good procurement and commercial experience is required to drive the best outcomes for the Capital Works programmes.

You must be able to build effective working relationships with key stakeholders and will have the ability to prioritise and multi-

task in an environment where workloads can escalate quickly. Great attention to detail, ability to communicate effectively and a good team fit' are essential.

You will also offer : Ability to think logically and strategicallyAbility to quickly grasp complex concepts and communicate these clearly both verbally and in writingAbility to provide cross organisational leadership, create opportunities for collaboration across the organisation and encourage colleagues to adopt an organisation-

wide viewA positive and can do attitudeThis opportunity will provide the right candidate with interesting and challenging work and the ability to develop and grow their career.

If you'd like to bring your skills to a rewarding role within an organisation that's continuously reaching goals and striving for a better future for New Zealand, we'd love to hear from you.

Are you ready to make a difference?We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds, including Māori, Pacific and those with disabilities, who will enrich our understanding of the education system.

As a government agency, the Ministry is committed to keeping to the Treaty of Waitangi's guiding principles in our work for and with Māori students, their whānau, hapū and iwi.

Please review the Job Description and if this opportunity interests you, and you meet the requirements, apply now using the Apply Online' button.

For further information please contact Stephanie Phillips at eis.recruitment education.govt.nzApplications close midnight - Wednesday 24 July 2019.

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