Senior Procurement Manager

Wellington based
  • Procurement leadership in a fast paced, successful, commercial company
  • Market leader… that continues to grow and expand
  • Construction industry experience crucial

Summerset is an established and successful retirement village operator that is recognised as one of the best in its sector and one constantly striving for improvement.  With more than $400m of development activity under construction across the country and with a significant pipeline of future development activity, the company seeks a Senior Procurement Professional to play a key part in the ongoing development and implementation of its construction related procurement strategy. 
  
Reporting directly to the Head of Procurement, you will be have the opportunity to develop strategies and plans for the villages, operating across the construction business, from design to construction. Your proactivity and forward thinking approach will ensure success in the role.

You will play a key part in the ongoing development and management of relationships, from national PSA’s, through to local tradesmen and suppliers.

The procurement team continues to grow based on the value it is genuinely providing to the business, and is seen to be doing so.
  
Key to your success will be your depth of procurement experience in the Construction industry. You will be involved with  the development of effective construction related procurement strategies, working with stakeholder groups, strategy implementation and delivering successful project outcomes. 
  
In addition to strong technical procurement skills we are also looking for candidates who can demonstrate the following:

  • Outstanding stakeholder management and communication skills
  • Ability to function in a growing, fast-paced business that is continually evolving
  • Sound project management skills with a delivery focus around time, cost and quality
  • Detailed understanding of New Zealand construction contracts and construction costs
  • Understanding of Green star and national/global sustainability programmes
  • Relevant tertiary qualification with professional membership such as MRICS

If you can tick all of the above and are an excellent communicator, a genuine contributor to the Procurement team, with consultative selling skills and the gravitas to build relationships through to senior decision makers, internal and external, then this could be your next role.  It is a tremendous opportunity to stamp your mark and contribute to the “value add” approach in relation  to the procurement and tendering processes of this leading, publicly listed company.

Please email your CV to tony@swr.nz quoting ref. no. 3337276 or if you require further information, please contact Tony Walsh at the same email address or call 029 271 1101, or contact Suzannah Moller at suzannah@swr.nz

Due to current border restrictions from the New Zealand government we are only able to accept applications from candidates who are a New Zealand citizen, resident or already have secured the right to work in New Zealand and hold a valid visa.

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