National Procurement Manager
East Tamaki, NZ
2d ago
  • A key, pivotal role based at National Support Office in East Tamaki
  • Work for a fast-paced, Industry leading organisation
  • Exciting portfolio that includes strategic projects
  • THE ROLE :

    As the National Procurement Manager, you will be responsible for the procurement of a whole range of direct goods for resale and indirect categories within Carters.

    You will be key in developing sourcing strategies and facilitating the strategic negotiation of commercial contracts. Main focus will be suppliers with an annual spend of $500,000 to 5 million.

    Other responsibilities include :

  • Understanding the end-to-end value chain to reduce costs, namely savings negotiated and improving margins
  • Supporting category management to source the right products for customers whilst optimising our purchasing power through superior negotiation skills
  • Reviewing old / existing contracts under the new terms; owning the contracts, their terms and financial incentive schedules
  • Engaging with key suppliers at a strategic level and brainstorming ways in which to add value to our customers
  • Carrying out special projects as and when required

    You will be equipped at best practise negotiation processes that follow our procurement strategy and drive efficiencies within the procurement team.

    Overall, you will need :

  • Solid Commercial Acumen
  • Influencing and negotiation skills with experience in complex contract and 'total supply cost' / pricing negotiations
  • Strong Stakeholder management abilities
  • At least 5 years' experience, within a similar role, preferably in the construction, FMCG or retail industry
  • Quantitative and analytical talents with attention to detail
  • High level of proficiency in MS Excel
  • A post-grad degree in Business Administration / Management would be ideal
  • Be part of driving fundamental change here at Carters! If you are fast paced, resilient and a strong influencer then we want to talk to you.


  • Forge a long-term career with progression opportunities. Join an ever-growing business, with passionate and talented teams partnering to cultivate a culture of comradery and success.
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Benefits to support your health and wellbeing. 5% Benefits Plan includes superannuation, medical, disability and death insurances, and a voluntary savings scheme.
  • Company buying privileges across all CARTERS stores.
  • Build your future with CARTERS

    At CARTERS, we've been helping build New Zealand - and Kiwi trade careers - for over 150 years.

    Our continued success and reputation as the best building partner in the market can only happen with the right teams. That's why we look for people like you, who are results-focused, have shared values and are passionate about customer success.

    In return for your hard work and commitment, we'll make sure you're looked after in a professional, positive, inclusive and supportive working environment that you can be proud of.

    Apply to work with CARTERS today!

    Apply now and feel free to check out our careers page for more information.

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