Procurement Manager / Kaiwhakatere Whiwhi Rawa
Rotorua Lakes Council CLOSES 2nd October

Position Description

At Rotorua Lakes Council we believe in doing things differently.  Our organisation is all about innovation and creative solutions, working with the community to create a new way forward and progress our district's shared vision and goals.

This is a great opportunity to join our Finance & Business Performance team to lead the planning, decision-making, and management of processes for acquiring goods, works and services for Council and to obtain maximum value for money from everything we buy and for the services we provide to the community.  

You will need to be able to build productive working relationships with key stakeholders in order to understand their business operations and procurement needs, as well as providing best practice procurement information and support to Council, management, Project Managers and the PMO & Risk team.  You will provide excellent leadership and oversee management of our Procurement team and also build and maintain key relationships with external parties.

Our ideal candidate will hold a relevant tertiary qualification, ideally in the procurement or supply chain field, and have proven skills/experience in the management of procurement processes.  

Te Kaunihera o nga Roto o Rotorua (Rotorua Lakes Council) is committed to biculturalism and working in partnership with Te Arawa, our local iwi.  We value staff who have an openness and appreciation of Maori values, te reo and tikanga Maori.

Any offer of employment from the Rotorua Lakes Council will be conditional upon you being fully vaccinated and providing suitable evidence of vaccination or medical exemption.