Manager Tactical Procurement

  • Westpac
  • Hybrid (Britomart Place, Auckland CBD, Auckland, New Zealand)
  • 01 Jul, 2024
Full time Banking and Financial Procurement/ Sourcing/Merchandising

Job Description

  • Competitive salary + 10% superannuation + range of leading employee benefits

  • Hybrid role + centrally located offices in Britomart + WFH available

  • Fantastic People Leader Opportunity

Be part of a team that is focused on delivering sustainable partnerships, both internally and externally, to support Westpac!

Mō te tūranga | About the Role

Reporting directly to the Senior Manager Procurement, this is a people management role with a primary focus of building and driving the development and management of Tactical Procurement as a key buying channel for WNZL Procurement. This role will require working alongside your peers within the Sourcing function as well as wider procurement team members and stakeholders to ensure that WNZL has an efficient mechanism for transacting lower value, lower risk procurement initiatives.

The team will play a critical role in delivering the future state for WNZL procurement.  As a Manager, the management and development components of this role are critical as the Sourcing Associates will be the future sourcing talent within WNZL.

Nā tāu rourou | What will you bring?

You will be leading a small team, so strong communication skills and leadership skills will be important.  This role will see you interact with a number of internal and external parties, so the ability to advise and influence will be key to your success. 

Equally important is your strong technical knowledge:

  • Extensive subject matter expertise in a procurement division.

  • Proven experience in managing and developing teams

  • Strong and visible leadership to establish authority and influence both internally and externally to the organisation

  • Category Management

  • Strategic Sourcing

  • Contract Management and negotiation

  • Good understanding of procurement processes, systems and tools

  • Third Party Management

Westpac Hei Wāhi Mahi | Working at Westpac

Immerse yourself in a supportive team environment, and receive some of the best banking, and lifestyle benefits in the market along with:

  • 4 weeks standard holiday + 5 additional days of wellbeing leave to support you to be your best

  • Additional purchased leave options up to 4 weeks per year

  • Banking benefits, insurance discounts and superannuation scheme

  • Career growth – we promote internal capability; we have programmes that recognise star performers

  • Generous parental leave – and top up government paid parental leave

  • School holiday subsidy - help you balance work and family during school holiday

  • 2 Volunteer days per year

Ko mātou tēnei | Our Organisation
At Westpac, we’re working together to build a fairer and stronger New Zealand for our people, customers, and communities. For over 160 years we’ve been driven by our purpose to Create Better Futures Together.

What makes us unique are the incredible people we’re lucky enough to have walk through our doors every day. The giant ‘W’ on our building doesn’t just stand for Westpac – it says, double you. We’re a place that values, rewards and recognises individuality. Where you can be your whole self, your true self, and your best self. We’re recognised as a place where talent is developed, where passions are fuelled and where ambitions of all shapes and sizes thrive. And it all starts with you!

Tono mai ināianei! | Apply Now!

Apply today with your CV and Cover Letter. 

The people of Aotearoa, New Zealand hail from many cultures and backgrounds. At Westpac New Zealand, we draw on this enormous talent pool to cultivate a team rich in ability and empowered to reach its full potential. Our aim is to be brave challengers, celebrating our differences and relentlessly advocating for our customers. It starts with us – we believe that when we care deeply and do our best for our people, they’ll do their best for our customers. We encourage people from all walks of life to apply, including those who are neurodiverse, have chronic health conditions or disabilities – your attitude and passion are as important to us as your experience, qualifications and capabilities. 

Mahi tahi tātou, kaha ake tātou | Together Greater

Applications close:

14 July 2024