Procurement Specialist | Wellington City
|Category:||Accounting and Finance|
|Position Type:||Fixed Term Full Time|
|Attachments:|| PD Procurement Specialist - June 2018.pdf (PDF, 369KB)
|Application Close Date:||24-Jul-2018|
Response Procurement Specialist
Are you an experienced procurement professional who wants to be involved in a significant procurement project which is critical to ‘Growing and Protecting New Zealand'?
We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Procurement Specialist to join the Ministry for Primary Industries' Procurement and Commercial Management function on a 24 month fixed term basis as part of the Mycoplasma Bovis biosecurity response.
As a key member of the response team, you will contribute to requirements gathering and options analysis whilst managing the end-to-end procurement process to realise great commercial outcomes for the business. You will provide specialist commercial advice and assistance throughout the response to establish arrangements that are successful over the short, medium and long term.
This a fantastic career opportunity for someone who has a customer focused approach, excellent relationship management skills with the ability to quickly build and maintain relationships at all levels of an organisation, able to manage complexity and ambiguity, have a proven track record in market engagement, contract negotiations, and sharp analytical skills.
Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is responsible for ‘Growing and Protecting New Zealand'. It's no mean feat and we have a team of hard working and dedicated people in a variety of roles supporting us to make this happen! MPI also provides a range of services to ensure New Zealand is protected from biological risk and that the food New Zealand businesses produce is safe and suitable for us all to consume. MPI's services ensure that New Zealand's natural resources are sustainable while enabling the primary sector to innovate and grow the value of its exports. Our overall ambition is for New Zealand to be the most trusted source of high value natural products in the world. Join us to help this ambition become a reality.
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To view the position description and/or apply for the role (submitting a cover letter and current curriculum vitae), please click “APPLY NOW” or visit the MPI Careers Site. For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online careers portal.
Applications close 24 July 2018.
The Ministry for Primary Industries is a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone's differences are valued and respected. We welcome enquires from everyone and value diversity in the workplace and we are willing to consider flexible working arrangements. MPI is an employer of choice.