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Procurement Category Specialist - Link Alliance - Downer

Apply now Job ID: 561803
Job type: Full Time - Fixed Term
Location: Auckland
Categories: Procurement/Supply Chain

Who we are

Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world leading insight we work closely with our customers to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure and facilities.

Position summary

About us

The City Rail Link (CRL) Project is a game changer for Auckland and is the largest transport infrastructure project ever undertaken in New Zealand. The CRL is a 3.45km twin tunnel, transforming the dead-end station at Britomart, creating two new stations at Aotea and Karangahape Road and reconnecting to the network at a redeveloped Mt Eden station.

The Link Alliance is a consortium of local and international construction companies responsible for delivering the tunnelling, stations and the systems contracts.  These companies include Vinci Construction Grands Projet, Downer NZ Ltd, Soletanche Bachy International NZ Limited, WSP Opus (NZ) Limited, AECOM New Zealand Limited and Tonkin + Taylor Limited.

This Procurement Category Specialist position will utilise your supply knowledge of your category spend to provide support, guidance and expert advice to stakeholders with a view to shaping demand requirements – to achieve organisational savings, manage risk and/or introduce improved performance & innovation.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Support the development and management of a category sourcing programme that delivers savings and efficiencies to Link Alliance.
  • Develop and implement strategies to manage procurement risk, integrate organisational policies into procurement practice, and measure and analyse corporate spend and savings data in specific categories of spend.
  • Manage strategic contract relationships with suppliers that promote development of individual suppliers to ensure Link Alliance receives best value for money and continuous improvement over the life of contracts in specific categories of spend.

About You:

You will offer extensive infrastructure procurement experience (10+ years) and be seen as a construction industry specialist.  You will have worked in a complex and collaborative contracting environment delivering significant sized projects.

Apply today using job reference number 561803

All successful applicants will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test & medical

*Please note we have an in-house recruitment team that manage all our vacancies. No candidates presented through an agency will be considered for any of our roles advertised, unless previously arranged. We would strongly encourage all candidates interested in these roles, to apply directly online through the portal provided otherwise your application will not be considered.

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