Group Procurement Manager
Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu
Christchurch, New Zealand
9h ago

Kia hiwa rā!

We are seeking a talented Group Procurement Manager to join Ngāi Tahu Holdings.

Ngāi Tahu Holdings has transformed the delivery of corporate services by implementing a shared services support model for the group.

The Group Procurement Manager will work within a professional community of like-minded specialists to support a diverse range of businesses.

Reporting to the General Manager - Corporate Services you will be responsible for the development and management of procurement strategies across a portfolio of assets and commercial ventures.

You will be working closely with Business Unit Managers and providing support to decision-making. This is an exciting opportunity to influence our new ways of working, ensure service excellence to our customers and ultimately deliver value to Ngāi Tahu whānui.

Ngāi Tahu Holdings is the wholly-owned investment company of Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu. Through the management of capital investment and operating a portfolio of commercial entities including Tourism, Seafood, Property, Farming, Forestry and Honey we have the collective responsibility to protect and grow the Ngāi Tahu tribal pūtea and Settlement assets for future generations "Mō tātou, ā, mō kā uri ā muri ake nei" (for us and our children after us).

We are looking for a talented and driven individual with :

  • Tertiary qualification in procurement, business, or economics
  • Demonstrable experience in commercial roles (sourcing, category management)
  • A high level of commercial acumen and sound knowledge of commercial contracts
  • Proven experience in managing multi-million dollar portfolios / categories
  • Proven understanding of Supplier Relationship Management principles and experience in driving tangible value through supplier relationships
  • Strong and visible leadership to establish authority and influence both internally and externally to the organisation
  • Strong project and process management skills,
  • Knowledge of procurement / vendor management frameworks and demonstrated capability in leading their creation and deployment
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully navigate through obstacles through the use of facts, evaluation of alternatives, open-mindedness, considered strategies, prioritisation and superior communications to lead change
  • Familiarity with the Treaty of Waitangi and its application to the work of Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu.
  • Strong awareness of and affinity for the needs and aspirations of our ultimate stakeholders, Ngāi Tahu whānui.
  • An ability and willingness to learn and engage in te reo and tikanga Māori.
  • In return we offer :

    In return we offer a unique opportunity to work for a thriving iwi organisation. We pride ourselves on being a values-led organisation, investing in the professional development of our employees alongside offering cultural development opportunities.

    You will have a unique opportunity to strengthen your understanding of te reo Māori and tikanga. We support the development of cultural confidence and provide a safe and supportive learning environment for kaimahi.

    Click here to apply or for confidential enquiries, please contact Laura Blackler on email laura.blackler ngaitahu.iwi.nz.

    Nau mai, haere mai, tauti mai!

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