Procurement Specialist/Analyst

20 / 09 / 2021

  • Auckland
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Manufacturing / Purchasing / Procurement


The company:

Our client is a well known FMCG business with many loved brands. They are part of a large multi-national FMCG group and are respected within the FMCG business community for their innovative product range, NPD and commitment to quality.

The company is values-drive and pride themselves on teamwork, striving to be the best and their commitment to staff welfare, development and offering learning and career progression opportunities.

About the opportunity:

Our client is embarking on a large change in their existing procurement processes. They are working to transform their entire end-to-end procurement processes through digitalisation. This will change the way they procure products and services across Oceania to deliver substantial procurement savings and sustainable developmental improvement of functions, compliance, system processes and people capability.

About the role:

This role will see you being a key player in the procurement transformation team to drive continuous improvement. You will have a passion for technology and the advancements it can aid businesses with. A background in procurement and the processes involved in it is essential for the successful candidate. This knowledge is essential as although you won’t be practising procurement in the business and working with external stakeholders in and around sourcing, you will be working to develop a strategic framework and digitalised process that will be used. You will be confident in training and coaching as you work to develop category managers capability on the new framework and digitalised system.
A passion for sustainability would be advantageous as this procurement transformation team will be working closely with the sustainability team to develop strategies and policies in and around working more sustainably in the business.
Monthly, quarterly and yearly reports that track procurement performance/KPI’s is also a key part of this role.

About you:

  • You will have a minimum of 3-5 years procurement experience – strategic, not transactional purchasing based
  • You will be strong in using Excel for reporting purposes
  • Highly valuable if you have used SAP and procurement transformation tools effectively eg. Coupa, Ariba etc.
  • You will have an ambitious attitude and the desire to learn and grow within a new team driving exciting efficiencies

What is in it for you?

You will benefit from gaining global exposure to the parent company and liaising with their key stakeholders that are connected to the project. You will work closely on a daily basis with the procurement digitalisation transformation team as well as a range of other internal and external stakeholders.

If this opportunity is of interest, please submit your CV by following the link below. If you’d like to find out more and for a confidential discussion please call Katherine Biggelaar on 021 225 4735 or email

  • Newly created role to drive Continuous Improvement in procurement function
  • Drive efficiency and standarised process in procurement
  • Gain Global Exposure as you work with the parent company offshore

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Katherine (Kat) Biggelaar
Consultant, Supply Chain, Operations and Procurement

My focus is on immediately available talent, ideal for temporary and contract solutions that fit with what our clients are looking to achieve across the Supply Chain, Operations and Procurement space. Using a proactive approach, I connect the dots between current contracting talent and contract end dates, as well as matching requirements and skills to…

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