Senior Procurement Specialist Sustainability
Auckland Transport
Central Auckland, New Zealand
4d ago
  • Accountable for delivery of AT's Sustainable Procurement Action Plan
  • Permanent opportunity as part of our Procurement Leadership Team
  • Future scope to develop and lead a growing team of sustainable procurement champions
  • Te Whiwhinga mahi The opportunity

    There's much more to Auckland Transport (AT) than meets the eye! Ahead of us are some exciting projects and change, from delivery of our transport services to critical infrastructure projects.

    We employ some of the best innovators and leaders in the game, and we are continuing to invest in the talent needed to enable 'Easy Journeys' across Auckland.

    We are on the hunt for a Senior Procurement Specialist, Sustainability to join our procurement leadership team. In this role, you will be responsible for developing and executing our Sustainable Procurement Action Plan and proactively supporting AT in delivering positive sustainable outcomes via its procurement activities.

    Working on initiatives such as transforming our bus fleet to low emissions or delivering positive social outcomes through our multi-million dollar construction projects, your work will be varied and rewarding.

    You will also be expected to work collaboratively with our external sustainable procurement partners, such as Amotai and Ākina, and work closely with our colleagues in Auckland Council and Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency, to ensure AT stays at the forefront of sustainable change in Aotearoa.

    In addition, this role will support improving the efficiency and effectiveness of our organisation's procurement processes, specifically for sustainable procurement outcomes, and improving the overall capability and knowledge of our procurement team, the wider AT staff and our supplier partners.

    Ko koe tēnei About you

    Tertiary qualified and commercially savvy, you will bring significant experience in either a procurement, supply chain, sustainability or commercial role within a large or complex organisation.

    You will have an understanding of the role that procurement can play as a lever for sustainable change.

    A confident communicator with strong customer, stakeholder and people management skills, you will have highly developed interpersonal and relationship management skills.

    You will ideally bring an understanding and appreciation of the workings and functions of the public sector, including current and future policy drivers and statutory requirements in the area of sustainable business.

    With strong collaboration skills, you will be action orientated and driven to achieve outcomes. You will preferably have experience of working within complex stakeholder environments and are able to prioritise conflicting demands and workloads.

    Ko wai mātou About us

    At AT we embrace inclusion and fully support building a diverse workplace, to support this our Hybrid Working Initiative empowers our people to work flexibly in ways that work for them, our customers, and AT.

    All hybrid options are designed collaboratively with individual and teams needs in mind, we aim to collaborate intentionally and create protected mind-space to be creative, we invite you to talk to us early in the process about how hybrid working might work for you.

    Our values are woven into all we do at AT. We recently refreshed our values as a team to ensure they are meaningful and truly reflect how we behave with one another.

    Welcoming talent with aligned values is important to us, as our values guide every encounter : Manaakitanga - We care full stop, Tiakitanga - Safe with us, Whanaungatanga - We connect and Auahatanga - Better, bolder, together.

    If this sounds like your next move, please apply online today. Applications close Sunday 31st October 2021. For a confidential chat or more information please contact Rennie Sharma, Talent Acquisition Consultant rennie.sharma at.govt.nz

  • Due to the current Covid 19 alert level status in Auckland it may be required for interviews to be held via MS Teams. Don't worry, we're a friendly bunch on video as well as in person!
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