business services / commercial manager in Wellington Central

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job details

wellington central
job type
working hours
nz$ 110,000 - nz$ 130,000 per year
10 years
reference number
mark brewis, randstad
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job description

Are you looking for a new, varied and interesting role, with the opportunity to build and lead a team, influence others and provide professional financial expertise in a newly created role?

Randstad has a new opportunity for an experienced finance professional to make your mark as a Business Services / Commercial Manager within an agile environment for a key governmental agency.

The role will involve building and leading a team of commercial and financial advisors, ensuring that finances and commercial spend are effectively managed across the organisations shared and commercial services areas, as they move to a cloud based shared information technology platform.

You’ll be responsible for managing key external relationships to monitor consumption and demand for services, alongside forecasting future consumption patterns by providing robust financial strategic insight.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure branch finances and commercial spend are effectively and efficiently managed from a strategic perspective, ensuring alignment with other areas of the organisation.
  • Maintain and develop working relationships to monitor consumption of services and forecast future consumption patterns.
  • Build and lead a new team of commercial and financial advisors.
  • Prioritise activities to ensure appropriate availability of IT services and identifying root causes of patterns of interest to enable management decision making for effective use of the supply of services.
  • Ensure vendor relationships and contracts are in line with the strategic direction of commercial services
  • Play an integral part in informing capacity planning and providing oversight of service design and prioritisation activates to ensure appropriate availability of IT services.


  • Minimum of 5 years managerial experience in a finance capacity
  • CA/CPA Qualification or equivalent
  • Post-graduate qualification in finance or accounting.
  • Experience in risk management principles
  • 10+ years working in a commercial environment
  • Technical skills across Financial Management, Information Management, Business Risk Management and Quality Assurance

If you’re looking to take the lead in a newly created role, setting up a new team for a core public sector department at a key development phase, then please apply via the link provided.

You’ll be rewarded with a good remuneration package, alongside great culture and benefits.

If you would like discuss this in more detail please contact Mark on 04 471 6464 or email

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


Business Services/Commercial Manager/Strategic Finance/Stakeholder Relationships

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree