Principal Advisor - Contracts and Planning
Wellington City Council
Wellington CBD, New Zealand
5d ago

The Principal Advisor Contracts and Planning will oversee supplier engagement, supply chain management and contract management for the team, working closely across Council business units, with focus on :

  • Transitions in to and out of contracts
  • Enhancement and management of a contract register and activity pipeline
  • Internal systems management with a strong emphaiss on quality data and reporting
  • Supplier management and category processes and strategies (and contributing to procurement strategies where relevant)
  • work to implement and embed the procurement strategy, particularly as it relates broader outcomes initiatives and tracking progress and realisation of sought benefits
  • lead policy development and implementation activities in ine with within best practice principles.
  • This role will also lead a team of two advisors, and will be responsible for establishing a resilient, agile and engaged team culture.

    You will have depth of technical expertise in contract management and planning, and strong experience developing and maintaining high-performing teams.

    Excellent communication skills, along with proven problem-solving and analytic skills, are a must. Strong experience with contract modelling is also highly desirable.

    Ideally you'll also bring a local or central government procurement background.

    This is a great opportunity to make a real difference for the Council, and to Wellington City as a result.

    For more information on this position, please contact Wesley Hutton (wesley.hutton wcc.govt.nz) for a confidential conversation.

    Applications close Sunday 1 August 2021 and must be submitted online.

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