Purchasing Officer
New Zealand Army
Trentham, Wellington , NZ
3d ago

What you will do

You will provide accurate, efficient and timely goods and services purchasing for NZDF. You will work closely with all NZDF staff to ensure that the NZDF’s obligations to its suppliers and customers are met in a timely and accurate way.

A typical day could include :

  • Raising purchase orders on behalf of camps and bases, and guiding them through entire process;
  • Providing excellent customer service to ensure process is followed and compliance;
  • Reviewing reports and making sure vendors are paid and orders are closed; and
  • Developing your purchasing knowledge to provide support to the wider team.
  • Please note : we have two opportunities, one is permanent and one is a 12 month fixed-term.

    What we need

    You will be an experienced customer service professional, with the ability to communicate effectively with customers via phone and email.

    You’ll be an enthusiastic team member with a service delivery focus.

    You will also have :

  • Strong prioritisation and organisational skills to self-manage;
  • Strong attention to detail to maintain a high level of quality assurance; and
  • Excellent investigation skills to solve problems.
  • Previous experience working with ERP package would be an advantage.

    Who we are

    The Business Services Group within CFO Portfolio is responsible for the effective management of corporate purchasing, accounts payable and Treasury payment functions (PTP) as well as transactional accounting and compliance (including fixed assets, payroll accounting, accounts receivable, balance sheet reconciliations and tax compliance activities.)

    Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa / New Zealand.

    As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice.

    Why Us

    NZDF is an inclusive organisation that is open to flexible working arrangements and welcomes applications from people regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, age, beliefs / opinions, or family circumstances.

    In return for your expertise, dedication and hard work, NZDF is offering remuneration reflective of your experience, along with :

  • Full time ongoing work;
  • Discounts Handbook for selected retail, entertainment and service providers;
  • 5 weeks annual leave per year.
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