Senior Procurement Specialist


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Manufacturing & operations

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Senior Procurement Specialist

Working to grow the New Zealand economy to provide a better standard of living for all New Zealanders, our large central Government Client is looking for a Senior Procurement Specialist with experience in the Electricity or Gas sector.

Reporting to Manager Supplier Relationships, the Senior Procurement Specialist actively and regularly engages with agencies, suppliers and government centres of expertise to achieve the best possible procurement outcome for government, while understanding the impact an All of Government (AoG) approach can have on market dynamics. The Senior Procurement Specialist also provides coaching and mentoring to the Procurement Specialists.

To be successful in this role you should be able to demonstrate;

  • Considerable procurement / commercial experience within government, a regulatory environment or the private sector.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse complex commercial and procurement situations and to recommend and design robust strategies and solutions. 
  • Experience in managing contractual processes with a sound understanding of contract law.
  • Excellent stakeholder management abilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with significant experience in influencing and negotiating positive outcomes
  • Demonstrated ability to lead the development and implementation of strategy plans, stakeholder engagement plans, approaches to market and procurement plans
  • High degree of political nous and a working knowledge of the machinery of government
  • Considerable experience in dealing with change in a complex and dynamic environment
  • Experience in delivering major/significant procurement projects to scope, time and budget and achieving successful procurement outcomes.


Ideally you should hold a MCIPS, tertiary qualification, (Business, Law, Accounting, Commerce) or have experience in procurement and/or the commercial sector within the energy sector 

The successful candidate must be able to gain and maintain a national security clearance to LEVEL Confidential and must have the legal right to live and work in New Zealand.

If this sounds like you APPLY NOW or call Kate or Jane on 04 928 1029 for a confidential chat.

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Alpha Personnel Recruitment Ltd P.O. Box 99256, Newmarket, Auckland 1149,
New Zealand

Phone: (09) 5242336, 05
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