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Category Manager - Finance and Performance - Wellington (55417)

Accident Compensation Corporation
Job Category:
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

  • Join a leading commercial function within a co-operative team
  • Be part of an organisation with strong core values that make a difference
  • Permanent role in a supportive environment with opportunities for growth

About ACC:

ACC is a unique organisation - there's no other place with the same purpose in New Zealand, or the world! Our core focus is on the prevention of accidents, and when accidents do happen, then reducing the impact of injury and supporting people through their recovery. The ACC Scheme is built around prevention, rehabilitation and compensation - all of which work together to help people return to work and everyday life as fast as possible following injury.

About the role:

You're good at what you do - in fact expert is probably the word that best describes you. So no doubt it'll take a high calibre professional challenge, in a high performing organisation to get your attention. Well, that's precisely what we're offering along with so much more. Your commercial and procurement background, as well as sound leadership and knowledge in end-to-end procurement will be crucial to the success of the role. Naturally you'll have the expertise to have responsibility for the performance of your category and to work across the business confidently.

This will attract an energetic, motivated person who has demonstrated experience in delivering benefits, category improvement initiatives; and developing and managing supplier relationships. Business engagement is critical to the success of this role and you will have a track-record of working collaboratively with other leaders and stakeholders to deliver commercial outcomes in a complex and changing environment.


  • Lead and manage activities within a category of spend
  • Supply management
  • Develop and drive a planned series of initiatives
  • Work across the category teams

Skills and experience:

  • Good procurement background
  • Supplier management
  • Contract negotiations
  • Strong communicator and ability to influence others
  • Ability to run procurement processes
  • Team player
  • Relevant qualifications

We can offer you a very competitive salary, excellent development and progression opportunities, a dynamic workplace, and a modern centrally located Wellington office.

Does this sound like you? This could be the opportunity you have been waiting for!

For further information, and to download a position description, please refer to our career website by clicking the 'apply now' button.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Nancy on

Please note that the role closes on Sunday, 24 September 2017 with interviewing happening later that week.

To apply for this job, please visit and enter the job code 55417NZGJO.

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