Senior Advisor Construction Procurement | Wellington
|Position Type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Attachments:|| Senior Advisor Construction Procurement PD.pdf (PDF, 639KB)
|Application Close Date:||20-Apr-2021|
- Help deliver the Construction Sector Transformation Plan
- Support procurement initiatives that will transform New Zealand's construction sector
- Permanent opportunity in either Wellington, Auckland or Christchurch. Open to part-time or flexible options.
We have an exciting new opportunity within the Construction Procurement Advisory Team in the New Zealand Government Procurement and Property (NZGPP) branch. The team supports the Construction Sector Accord in a partnership to transform the industry to one that delivers for all New Zealanders.
About the role:
In this role you will create, develop and support the implementation of operational policy to help the Construction Sector Accord achieve its goals and desired outcomes for New Zealand's construction and infrastructure sector.
Primarily supporting the delivery of the Procurement and Risk workstream within the Construction Sector Transformation Plan, this role is an opportunity to engage with and learn from industry leaders and experts from both the public and private sector, to address and solve some of the biggest challenges faced across the construction and infrastructure industry.
You can read more about the workstream and the challenges here: https://www.constructionaccord.nz/transformation-plan/procurement-and-risk/
Part of the role will be providing advice and guidance to government procurement and construction project delivery, building government's procurement capability, and evolving government's procurement policy and practice in regards to construction procurement.
Having an understanding of government's procurement and construction processes or the government's Construction Procurement Guidelines would definitely help, however our team has a wealth of experience and knowledge available for you to tap into. When combined with a supportive, open and delivery focused team culture, our team is an environment that is geared to help you succeed.
To be successful in this role, you will have….
- Proven experience in developing operational policy or similar functions
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
- Knowledge of the construction industry (desirable)
- Passion for mentoring and leading others
- Good understanding of the machinery of government
- Ability to effectively self-manage and liaise with various teams across government working on complementary initiatives
- Must have the legal right to live and work in NZ
Construction Sector Accord
The Construction Sector Accord is a partnership between government and industry to identify and address the key challenges facing the construction and infrastructure sector. The Construction Sector Accord is made up of representatives from key industry players, central government leaders and government ministers, who together developed the Construction Sector Transformation Plan published in January 2020.
You can read more about the Construction Sector Accord, including their goals, desired outcomes and principles on their website here: https://www.constructionaccord.nz/the-accord/
New Zealand Government Procurement branch (NZGPP)
NZGPP provides functional leadership for procurement across the public sector for New Zealand. The branch's collaborative and centre-led approach is delivered through good government policy, excellent procurement practices, effective property management, and strategic advice. NZGPP works in partnership with government agencies to build procurement and property capabilities, and seeks to make procurement and property management easier through systems and frameworks that drive quality decision-making.
MBIE is the lead agency for making it easier for business to work with government. MBIE's purpose is to grow the New Zealand economy to provide a better standard of living for all New Zealanders. We do this by working with others to help businesses to be more competitive, improving job opportunities and by ensuring quality housing is more affordable.
How to apply:
Click on the APPLY button below in order to be directed to our on-line careers website. You may view a position description at this site, as well as complete the on-line application, and upload a CV and cover letter. For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.
Email Paige at Paige.Haydock@mbie.govt.nz quoting ref MBIE/1523182 if you have any further questions.
Applications close at 5pm on Tuesday 20 April 2021