Procurement Specialist
Westcon-Comstor
Auckland City, AUK
2d ago
source : ExploreJobs

Join a collaborative team and utilise your board procurement and commercial experienceEnjoy varied work in a super stimulating environment with infrastructure of national importanceTake on meaningful working and help to bring value and enable a carbon zero AotearoaAre you curious, and commercially focused?

Do you love working as a team and providing and improving procurement services and ensuring sustainable solutions?Transpower connects New Zealanders to their power system, through safe, smart solutions for today and tomorrow.

Sitting at the centre of the New Zealand electricity industry we are responsible for planning, building, operating and maintaining the National Grid - the high voltage backbone that transmits electricity around the country 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The power behind our business is our people.About the TeamOur Procurement and Supply Team is a centre of excellence which supports the procurement of goods and services for our diverse regulated business with a growing focus on commerciality.

The Procurement Services team is responsible for building overall procurement capability, the development of efficient and effective procurement practices, governance and risk management, analytics and reporting, policy, tools and master data management.

We partner with the business to really understand requirements before providing sound procurement advice and support.About the roleAs our procurement specialist you will focus on improving procurement effectiveness and the overall value derived from the procurement process for projects.

Working with the business you'll influence and lead best practice procurement across Transpower through the provision of specialist advice and coaching.

You'll apply your knowledge and understanding of procurement practices, commercial mechanisms and approaches to meet the needs of the procurement teams' internal customers and Transpower in general.

Looking past the process and determining "the why" of an activity, you'll find the most commercially sound and sustainable business solutions.

At times, you'll act as a conduit into the broader Procurement and Supply team to ensure that a seamless "joined up" procurement service is provided.

There will also be opportunities to coach and mentor others in the team as part of their professional development and support the tender co-ordinators.

To be considered, you'll be a collaborative and inquisitive team member with a track record of working with cross functional and cross organisational teams.

Your experience to date, CV and cover letter will demonstrate : Strong understanding of, and some delivery experience in, the principles of procurement including strategic planning, sourcing, category and demand managementProven problem-solving ability that gets the best value and commercial outcomes for the business while providing appropriate levels of governance and assuranceAbility to develop and influence procurement approaches and associated delivery programmes demonstrating experience in identifying sources of valueExcellent communication skills including facilitation, negotiation and conflict resolutionBroad experience in the procurement of services, products and worksWhy join Transpower?

It's exciting! The scale, criticality and complexity of our enterprise is both stimulating and challenging. We are an equal opportunity employer and value the diversity of thought that comes from our people of over 28 nationalities.

How we are approaching our work is changing. We are looking to alternative ways of working which ensure business engagement that supports automation and efficiency goals.

You'll join a fun, hardworking team with great employee benefits - check them out here https : / / www.transpower.co.nz / about-us / careers / benefits and on the job professional growth and development over time.

Next StepsWe are committed to playing our role in helping to deliver a net zero carbon future for Aotearoa. To join our Procurement Team within our Corporate Services division, and enjoy working towards a new energy future, please review the position description below and apply without delay.

Role closes Tuesday 27th October however applications will be reviewed as they are received, and you may be asked to complete a video interview, so we can get to know you better!Please note : due to border restrictions, we are only able to consider candidates currently residing in New Zealand with full work eligibility, or NZ citizens / residents returning homeJob DetailsPosition DescriptionProcurement Specialist PD.

pdfPosted on13 Oct 2020Closes on27 Oct 2020 23 : 55Location(s)Auckland, Christchurch, WellingtonExpertiseLegal, Procurement, Project ManagementJob level(s)ExperiencedWork type(s)Permanent Full TimeInterested in knowing more, and seeing our Wellington head office?

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