Procurement Support Coordinator – Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment – Wellington

    Career opportunity for a procurement professional with a solid understanding of procurement functions
    Wellington based permanent role
    Be part of a new team within one of the most diverse government agencies

About the organisation

The purpose of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is to grow New Zealand for all.  Our goal is to create a strong and high-performing economy by creating an environment that supports businesses to become more productive and internationally competitive.

The Procurement and Projects team sits within the Finance and Performance Group of MBIE and is responsible for undertaking an incredibly broad and interesting range of procurement and project activities.

About the position:

This newly created position reporting to the Team Leader Procurement Support sits within MBIE’s Finance and Performance Group.

As a Procurement Support Coordinator you will undertake a range of procurement support activity including:

Maintenance of self-service channels
Maintenance of the Contract Management System/Database
Management of national contracts and reporting e.g. travel and New Zealand Post
General support for procurement queries
Tendering support for small sized, lower complexity transactions where an existing contract or panel can be used.

Key skills/experience required:

Strong communication and customer service skills
Previous experience in and ability  to use a wide range of business systems and IT applications i.e. a practical proficiency in MS Excel
An eye for detail
The ability to present information effectively to meet the needs of the audience
The ability to collate, analyse and develop targeted reporting from complex data sets
Able to assist with supplier financial analysis, development of evaluation frameworks, development of pricing models
Tertiary qualification, preferably in a business relevant discipline or comparable relevant experience

Why work for us

A new team undertaking a significant programme of change
Career development and progression opportunities
Opportunity to work closely with the New Zealand Government Procurement Branch
An environment of variety, innovation and opportunity

How to apply

Click on the APPLY button below.  From there you can view a position description, as well as complete the on-line application, and upload a CV and cover letter.

For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.

Email Karen Stewart at Karen.Stewart@mbie.govt.nz quoting reference MBIE/1187903 if you have any further questions.

Applications close at 5pm on Thursday 19th November 2015

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