Procurement Coordinator at NZ Ministry of Education, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Permanent role
- Key support and admin role for the Corporate Procurement team
Help shape the future of Education
He mea tārai e mātou te mātauranga kia rangatira ai, kia mana taurite ai ōna huanga
We work to shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes
At Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga | Ministry of Education, we work to provide services and support nationally, regionally and locally to the education sector, and in some cases, directly to ākonga and whānau.
We help shape the policies, settings and performance of the education system for early learning, schooling and tertiary. We do this by building relationships and understanding the needs of those who receive our services.
We are making significant changes to how we deliver our mahi by
- Taking practical action to give effect to te Tiriti o Waitangi.
- Giving priority to regional and local voice.
- Delivering greater responsiveness, accessibility and integrated services and support.
- Improving feedback loops and information flows.
Our organisation is made up of talented and committed people across Aotearoa from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures. While we work in different groups and on different things, we all strive every day to make the biggest difference we can for every child, young person and adult student in our education system.
About our group and team
The Ministry of Education Procurement team is a leader in NZ government. We work across the Ministry and the education sector to ensure critical services, capabilities and infrastructure are in place so together we can make a bigger difference for more students.
Mō tēnei tūranga | About this role
The Procurement Coordinator is an entry level role in the Corporate Procurement team and supports the Procurement Leadership team (4 leaders) with administration support. The remaining responsibilities will be to work with Procurement Managers and the wider team on assigned procurement projects and day-to-day procurement activity.
Please note there is further information in the attached Job Description.
Mōhou ake | About you
We are looking for someone with initiative, a great attitude, and an ability to work to multiple customers. If you are organised and enjoy multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment with development opportunities, this might be the role for you.
To be successful in the role, you'll be working collaboratively with key stakeholders, developing relationships across our Corporate Procurement team and sometimes beyond.
You will also offer:
- Great skills in Microsoft Office
- A strong customer service focus
We have a flexible and family-friendly work environment, great opportunities to learn and grow, with some cool, forward-thinking managers to work with and learn from. Prior exposure to procurement would be nice, but it is not a must have.
Kua rite koe mō tēnei mahi? | Are you ready to make a difference?
We need to reflect the diverse communities we serve, so we welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, orientations, and identities. As an organisation, we are committed to building racial equity and excellence in the education sector.
We want to provide flexible working environments where everyone feels relevant, valued and supported. So, if working from home and/or having a flexible start and finish to the day will help with this, we can usually make it happen. We'd love to hear what this might look like for you, so feel free to outline this in your Cover Letter.
In your cover letter we'd like to know:
- about you, your values, your whakapapa
- your interest and motivations for this role
- the abilities, strengths, personal attributes and diverse perspectives you will bring to the role and this organisation.
The Ministry encourages all employees to be fully vaccinated although currently this is a voluntary requirement. There is no requirement to show evidence of your vaccine status as this role is not covered by the Public Health (Vaccinations) Order.
For further information, please contact Karla Davidson-Brown at email@example.com
Applications close Midnight - Monday the 15th of August 2022.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||NZ Ministry of Education|
|Position type:||Permanent full-time|
|Attachment:||Procurement Coordinator JD.pdf (PDF, 233KB)
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