Procurement Specialist

Job ID:21160
Title:Procurement Specialist
Location:
Employment Type:Full time

Job Description

The Senior Downer New Zealand team are travelling to London to interview on the following dates:

 

  • Sunday 30 October
  • Monday 31st October
  • Tuesday 1st November

 

If you would like the chance to work for this leading company in beautiful New Zealand, please apply today.

 

Come and live the dream Down Under!

 

Build and grow New Zealand’s infrastructure by bringing your expertise to our South Pacific paradise. New challenges, a new country, and a new lifestyle – make 2023 your year to experience something exceptional. 

There has never been a better opportunity for an infrastructure professional like you to secure your and your family’s future in New Zealand.

 

At Downer, you will be leading from the front because we are New Zealand’s biggest integrated services provider. Day to day, we design, build, and service Australasia’s major civil infrastructure. From our roads to our rail, ports, and airports, our Transport business is responsible for keeping New Zealand moving.

 

In Aotearoa, New Zealand alone, Downer service 25,000 kms worth of roads.

 

Major Downer projects include:

  • City Rail Link in Auckland
  • Transmission Gully in Wellington
  • Milford Road in Fiordland
  • Cameron Road in Tauranga

As a Procurement Specialist, you will be joining our team in Wellington to provide procurement expertise and support to projects ensuring that goods and services are procured in a cost effective and timely manner. You will be organising, directing and controlling the procurement and purchasing of materials, products and services

 

Day to day you will be:

  • Determining, implementing and monitoring purchasing, storage and distribution strategies, policies and plans
  • Preparing and implementing plans to maintain required stock levels at minimum cost
  • Negotiating contracts with suppliers to meet quality, cost and delivery requirements
  • Monitoring and reviewing storage and inventory systems to meet supply requirements and control stock levels
  • Operating recording systems to track all movements of supplies and finished goods, and ensuring re-ordering and re-stocking at optimal times
  • Liaising with other departments and customers concerning requirements for outward goods and associated forwarding transportation
  • Overseeing the recording of purchase, storage and distribution transactions
  • Directing staff activities and monitoring their performance
  • Overseeing the provision of products and services to meet customer or client requirements

About you:

 

You’ll be commercially savvy, possess strong negotiation skills paired with an ability to deep dive into data.

 

Alongside this, you will also ideally have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher qualification.
  • Sound analytical reporting skills to optimise value and performance
  • Ability to form relationships across all levels with a real strength in stakeholder management

Core benefits of working for Downer:

 

Working for a progressive and stable employer, Downer offers more than just the basics youd expect from a large organisation. Our benefits are designed to develop the whole person, at home and at work - trust us when we say we’ve got you covered. Here’s just a brief insight into some of the many things we can offer you:

  • Competitive remuneration and vehicle packages
  • Free access for you and your immediate family to mental health & counselling services
  • A Flexible Working Policy, allowing work to work for you
  • Dedicated personal development plans that are reviewed quarterly, empowering you to take ownership of your career trajectory!
  • Access to over 50 training programmes including Leadership Pathways!
  • The latest and greatest tools of the trade our people require to successfully perform in their roles!
  • Access to a comprehensive employee benefits package through our partners – all employees have access to a great range of corporate discounts and benefits across banking, insurance, retailers, technology, vehicles, automotive, healthcare, childcare, homeware, dental care, travel, accommodation, gym memberships and more!

 

Secure your UK interview with Downer:

In order for your UK interview to be arranged and to receive the immigration assistance you may need, please ensure your application is made via this form, versus directly on Downer’s website. 

 

This application is through Working In - Immigration and sourcing partners for Downer New Zealand’s 2022 UK interview event.

 

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