Senior Procurement Specialist

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Explore a rewarding procurement career at ABC NZ as a Senior Procurement Specialist in Auckland. Contribute to our strategic procurement process for cost savings and operational efficiency. Grow professionally in an inclusive work environment.

Job title
Senior Procurement Specialist
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Newmarket, Auckland
Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
Full time


Subsidised healthcare insurance + KiwiSaver

Have you ever wanted a career with purpose?

Every day, in every way, we bring real heart to work. It’s what drives us to deliver our refreshingly different commitment to supporting the people who make a real difference in enriching the lives of our society’s most vulnerable. That is why we are after a Senior Procurement Specialist, on a permanent, full-time basis in Auckland. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture where you can make a difference while growing your career.

About the Role:

Our Procurement Team is growing as we shift our focus towards strategic procurement, prioritising cost savings, innovation, and efficiency enhancements for ABC NZ. In this newly established role, you will become immersed in bringing our Procurement Strategy to life, supporting the business to realise the benefits that have been identified, while continuously looking for ways to deliver more. You will have the opportunity to be involved with strategic sourcing, managing mid-level supplier relationships and performance, and be an advocate for change.

Where You'll Make an Impact:

Provide strategic procurement guidance and assistance to ABC NZ's diverse business units. Utilise data insights to drive informed decision-making and optimise 'go to market' strategies. Foster strong relationships with the supplier market, emphasising considerations such as quality, sustainability, and cost-effectiveness in contractual agreements. Collaborate with internal stakeholders to grasp their specific procurement requirements and spearhead procurement initiatives to fulfill those needs effectively. Proactively identify opportunities for streamlining processes and achieving cost savings. Manage procurement categories efficiently. Assist in change management efforts to support the business through transitions. Champion a culture of transparent and accountable procurement practices, setting a positive example. Dynamic, hands-on role, end-to-end role supporting the Procurement Manager.

What About You:

Strong knowledge of procurement best practice. Understanding of procurement in a corporate or healthcare setting. Confident in data analytics, contract negotiation, and contract management. Experienced vendor and supplier relationship manager. Experience in change management. Proven expertise with analytical and problem-solving skills. Strong communication, collaboration, and reporting skills. Expertise in planning, organisational, computer literacy, and prioritisation skills. Connection to our core customer-centric ABC values where ethics and integrity are a must.

Extra Reasons to Belong:

This role is an office and work-from-home hybrid role where you will be based at our Newmarket, Auckland support office. Fully subsidised Southern Cross health insurance to our eligible permanent NZ employees and a discount on insurance cover for eligible family members. Well-being discounts and advice, EAP counselling services, study support, and cultural leave. Paid parental leave - in addition to standard parental leave, ABC offers 12 weeks of paid leave for primary carers and 2 weeks for secondary carers. Refer-a-friend programme of $750 - $2,000. Professional Development – in-house and external training and development. Industry-competitive remuneration and benefits, and internal reward and recognition programs. No matter who you are or where you come from, we encourage you to ‘Be You at ABC.’ An accredited employer with Immigration NZ that values its diverse employees. Fruit, snacks, tea, and coffee.

Through vision, passion, and sheer hard work, we’re now New Zealand’s largest aged care and dementia care provider. As one of New Zealand’s leading healthcare organizations we employ more than 4,000 people: we’re brave, caring, and responsible. All united by one purpose – helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world.

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