New Zealand Law Society - Commercial Manager

Commercial Manager

  • Join one of NZ’s leading businesses
  • Hybrid working plus amazing benefits
  • Pivotal senior role

Here is a fantastic opportunity for you to take your career to the next level with New Zealand’s largest telecommunications and digital services provider.

About the role

In this role as Chapter Lead Entelar Group Procurement, you will lead a team of three procurement business partners to manage all the procurement and sourcing activities of a Spark subsidiary, Entelar Group Limited. You will be part of the Entelar Group executive leadership team and report directly to the CEO. Entelar Group is a service company that delivers complex build activities in mobile, fixed and general field services engagements. In addition, the procurement function will manage IT distribution and logistics for Spark and third party customers. 

In this role you will manage a dedicated procurement function to deliver all category strategies, manage general procurement engagements including product and service selection, contract negotiations, complex deals, RFX processes, delivering to cost out targets and general procurement activities while ensuring best value and outcomes are achieved. You will also be required to maintain strong working relationships with key business stakeholders and Entelar Group senior leadership.

This is a full-time role, with flexibility and WFH options available. You will receive a competitive salary and enjoy an amazing array of benefits that are simply too long to list!

What we’re looking for

  • At least 10 years’ PQE relevant procurement experience and relevant tertiary qualification in law, accounting or procurement
  • Good commercial acumen and extensive experience in leading procurement and commercial engagements support on commercial agreements, and ability to support the business to deliver cost effective and timely outcomes
  • A strong understanding of construction, distribution and logistics procurement and ability to construct appropriate procurement deals
  • Commercial savvy, great team spirit and the drive to consistently deliver excellent client service

About the company  

Spark is New Zealand’s largest telecommunications and digital services company. Our customers range from consumers and households to small businesses, government, and large enterprises. Across all our services – mobile, broadband, cloud services, digital services, and entertainment – we have relevance for almost every New Zealander. 

Spark’s Agile way of working replaces the traditional hierarchical organisational structure so they can better meet the fast-changing needs of their customers. Working at Spark will challenge you, broaden your horizons and expose you to exciting projects and opportunities for growth, both as a lawyer and as an individual.

How do I apply?   

Apply online. Alternatively, contact us directly and quote reference number 1294561.

Application close date: Wednesday 26 October 2022           

Kathryn Cross BMus LLB

027 700 8049 | kathryn.cross@artemisnz.com

Lara Gordon BA LLB (Hons)

027 349 6352 | lara.gordon@artemisnz.com

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