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Senior Commercial Manager  

Listed: 30 November 2018
Permanent | Wellington CBD, Wellington, All Wellington

$100,000 - $119,999

  • Permanent position
  • Large government organisation
  • Scope for growth

What’s in it for you?

This is your chance to work as a Senior Commercial Manager with one of New Zealand’s most influential organisations. Located right in the heart of Wellington, you’d be next to all the major public transport routes and could take your breaks at some of the best cafes in town! You’d be also joining a dynamic and high performing team whose purpose is to acquire the best outcome for the Government. If those words describe you, you might be exactly who I’m looking for.

What you would be doing

As the Senior Commercial Manager, you’ll be ensuring that you are providing commercial awareness of processes and procedures on all ICT matters including procurement.  Some of your daily tasks could include:

  • Be the first point of all between the vendor and business  
  • Build sound vendor roadmaps including strategies
  • Provide procurement project scheduling, cost and scope are adhered too
  • Challenge the business processes to design new or change
  • Management of the tender processes
  • Coordinate the project’s monitoring of, agreement to and contractors test outcomes
  • Implementation of successful procurement processes
  • End to end management of the procurement process
  • Providing sound project management advice

Who we are looking for

I’m interested in hearing from a Commercial Manager with proven New Zealand experience ideally in ICT and ICT contract management. You’ll also need to have:

  • Highly developed skills to manage complex processes including negotiations and influencing others
  • Enhanced business acumen skills
  • Ability to successfully work in a project environment
  • Have a highly developed political awareness
  • The ability to multitask and to tight deadlines
  • Proven analytical skills
  • Strong methodical with sound technical aptitude
  • The ability to communicate effectively across the different government departments
  • Proven experience in achieving results through teamwork

Previous experience within a New Zealand government organisation would an advantage.

NOTE: only applicants who currently hold New Zealand work rights will be accepted for this position

What’s next?

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At Parker Bridge, we make every effort to respond to all applications, however sometimes the volume we receive is so large it is not possible. If you do not receive a response from us, please don't take it personally as we really value the effort you made to apply.

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