procurement specialist, technology in Wellington

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NZ$ 120,000 per year
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peter clark, randstad
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job description

  • Optimise the economic performance of ICT procurement
  • Actively shape the future operating model of procurement
  • Role based in either Wellington or Auckland.

At Randstad we are working exclusively with a well known New Zealand business to grow their Commercial Procurement capability. A new structure will optimise the delivery of ICT services, strengthen their vendor relationships within the ICT Category.

About the role:

In this role you will be reporting to the Senior Commercial Manager of Technology, acting as a commercial procurement specialist you will identify and support the execution of the commercial / procurement initiatives and strategies in Technology spend areas within business. This is an organisation that will be going through a large Technology Transformation. In the role you will be collaborating with the various technology teams to gain a solid understanding of their goals and deliver outcomes for these to be achieved! As this position is based within the procurement team there will be a large focus on optimising the commercial and economic performance of Technology within the business

As the Procurement Specialist for technology you will:

  • Work collaboratively with the relevant stakeholders in Technology on projects deliver business outcomes with quality products and services while focusing on optimising cost
  • Negotiate contracts with suppliers to enable the Technology Transformation
  • Support the design of new or utilise the existing procurement framework
  • Work in collaboration with the Commercial Manager of Technology to drive an economic commercial strategy moving forward

Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in leading contract negotiations for complex ICT projects
  • Have an in-depth understanding of commercial procurement processes and systems
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of ICT procurement and contracts, including legal risks
  • Have a solid understanding of ICT trends, the market and key vendors
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of business economics modelling, analytics tools and methodologies
  • Strong commercial acumen in disciplines surrounding procurement and business engagement
  • Broad knowledge of ICT environments, business practice and systems
  • Ability to quickly establish and build strong working relationships and develop trust and credibility with managers, staff, vendors and other stakeholders
  • An attitude of evolution within a business focussed on embedding a change philosophy around performance

How to apply

Click on the APPLY button below in order to be directed to our on application portal. Please accompany your application along with a cover letter detailing why you background would suit a position such as this. For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.

Applications will be reviewed and assessed on a ‘as and when basis’- so if you’re interested, please connect with the team at Randstad Wellington.

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.


Procurement, Cost reduction, Investment planning, Technology