Lead – National Procurement
Te Wānanga o Aotearoa
Te Awamutu, NZ
2d ago

Te Wānanga

o Aotearoa is one of Aotearoa’s largest tertiaryeducation providers and upholds whānau transformation through education.

We are seeking a motivated individual tolead our procurement team and make a significant contribution to our tauira(students).

Reportingto the Tumutahua (Executive Director of Finance), you will have proven skillsand success in managing the integrity of procurement across a large and complexorganisation in line with professional and legislative standards.

You will thrive on a challenge and be able toimplement procurement strategies across the organisation. Your team isresponsible for procurement, tauira resources and the distribution function soit is important you understand how to deliver value to the organisation usingyour strong negotiation skills.

Responsibilities include :

  • Procuringgoods and services for the best price and value
  • Buildingstrong relationships with internal and external stakeholder
  • Overseeing theRFP processes
  • Definingmarket strategies
  • To be successful in this roleyou will hold a relevant Bachelor Degree level qualification, preferablyprocurement related, with 5+ years’ procurement experience developing andimplementing procurement strategies, proven leadership experience of aprocurement team, ideally in a tertiary environment, with the ability to implementcontinuous improvement initiatives.

    Experience in a kaupapa Māori environment andan understanding of te reo Māori phrases, mihi and greetings and of Māorivalues, culture and tikanga would be an advantage.

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