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Purchasing Customer Services Officer

Ministry of Social Development
Job Category:
Accounting & finance
Bay of Plenty - Rotorua
Bay of Plenty
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
Posted Date:
Closing Date:
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Job Specification

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Job Description

We have an opportunity for you to join our Procurement Services Team based at the National Accounting Centre, Rotorua. 


This team provides effective purchasing of goods and services including travel services to all Ministry of Social Development staff and its service lines throughout New Zealand.


  • Do you make an effort to listen and understand your customer, anticipate their needs and give high priority to customer satisfaction?
  • Do you accomplish small and large tasks by paying attention to detail?
  • Do you evaluate situations to identify problems and opportunities in the course of your day to day work?
  • Do you set high goals or standards to achieve for yourself?
  • Do you actively participate in the development of an effective team environment and culture? This will include a high level of self-awareness of your own learning styles, communication needs and behaviours
  • Are you ready to work in an agile environment? We are looking for someone who can step in and be part of a close knit, high performing team.


Our successful applicant will need to demonstrate some previous experience that is transferable to this role, and/or be highly motivated to learn.If you have any queries, please contact Motu Williams at (07) 921 9977 or


How to apply

If this sounds like you, please apply online with your CV and cover letter. Your cover letter will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience relates to the Position Description.

Internal MSD Employees – please apply through your myHR portal at work. This will ensure that your myHR employee profile is visible as internal candidate.

External Candidates(including Ministry of Vulnerable Children employees) must apply directly through our MSD careers page at


The role closes on Wednesday 27 September 2017

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