Likemind works with people who share our approach to work and living …
We are about adding value, connecting the dots, and delivering a solution to take the pain away. We believe that when the right connections are made, amazing things can happen.
Likemind is excited to be partnering with Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) to find an exceptional professional for the newly established Manager Procurement Workforce and Capability. As an important role within the New Zealand Government Procurement (NZGP) branch – this role will report to the Head of Procurement Capability and Systems.
NZGP is a branch within MBIE who have a vision for New Zealand’s government procurement to be fair, transparent, inclusive, and efficient. It will deliver more value and respond to changing government priorities.
While they live and breathe procurement, the branch is a support function to those doing the mahi in the procurement system – government agencies and the suppliers and providers they work with. Less of a procurement shop than a shop filled with data, systems, communications, contract and project management people who love procurement. And yes, they have some procurement specialists!
Reporting to the Head of Procurement Capability and Systems within NZGP, this exciting new role is ready and waiting for a seasoned workforce capability development professional, with the ability to shape and enhance the procurement workforce.
Up for a challenge? To be successful in this role, you will need to challenge the status quo, understand how to work with people to deliver innovative solutions and bring procurement professionals with you on the journey to design, build and implement.
This role is responsible for strategic system-workforce (capacity and capability) development and planning, to ensure the government procurement system has the required capacity and capability to support and deliver "Procurement for the Future".
To be successful in this position, you will join us with the following skills and experience:
MBIE is by default a flexible working agency, they also actively celebrate colleagues' different abilities, sexual orientation, ethnicity, faith, and gender.
Passionate about what the system is already delivering – outcomes that are wider than the delivery of a contract for goods and services, MBIE love to see contracts that build in targets to reduce emissions, support workers and businesses, or reduce waste and strengthen relationships with iwi. Their ambition is to keep delivering more and for even greater procurement delivery.
If you feel you could add value to this role, and this important mahi, please contact Kim Lusby – Director at Likemind, to arrange a confidential discussion firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note, that you must have the right to live and work in Aotearoa New Zealand. Background and various pre-employment checks are part of the recruitment process.
We are an equal-opportunity employer. We do all we can to encourage collaborative and diverse working environments throughout Aotearoa New Zealand.
Government / Local Government
Permanent / Full Time