Commercial Manager, Wellington, New Zealand Military

Published 2022-06-30
Expires 2022-07-30
ID #1066579004
Commercial Manager, Wellington, New Zealand Military
New Zealand, Wellington, Wellington,
Published June 30, 2022

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Commercial manager

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Commercial Manager

Vacancy Number NZDF-2011050

Region - Location Wellington - Petone

Category ICT

Total Remuneration $86308 - $106616 (including superannuation)

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Description This is a full time permanent (civ) position

What you will do 
The Commercial Manager acts as the first escalation point for any issues relating to vendor governance and performance. In this role you will develop vendor roadmaps, and based on these, strategies for how to manage individual vendors.
You will support the creation of service specifications (e.g. service level agreements (SLAs) and key performance indicators (KPIs) and ensures that vendor performance is tracked, monitored and regularly reviewed against these. 
Additionally, the Commercial Manager records, manages and, when required, escalates risks in line with NZDF risk management frameworks.
What we need
We are looking for experienced Commercial Managers, who thrive in a collaborative environment and can successfully build and manage relationships, especially with regards to vendor and contract management in the public sector.
It is essential you will have the following:
A sound understanding of commercial contract practices (experience within the Public Sector ICT contracts environment is desirable);
Understanding of the government rules of sourcing;
Ability to deal with complex organisational issues and to apply problem solving techniques;
Strong business and interpersonal skills including influencing of senior stakeholders within and outside the organisation;
Experience negotiating contracts with vendors, including managing contract variations.
Who we are
Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force contributes to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa / New Zealand. As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice.
CIS Branch provides the core information and communication services that underpin New Zealand Defence operations. We enable the interaction between our people, our partners and the broader defence community, at home and abroad.
Why Us
NZDF is an inclusive organisation that is open to flexible working arrangements and welcomes applications from people regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, age, beliefs/opinions, or family circumstances.
In return for your expertise, dedication and hard work, NZDF is offering remuneration reflective of your experience, along with:
Great benefits for you and your family ;
5 weeks annual leave per year;
Flexible working environment and positive culture
Opportunities for career development;
Variety, challenge and a chance to influence.
How to Apply
The recruitment of this role is being managed exclusively by an external recruitment company, Hays Recruitment, who will consider your application in the first instance.
To apply you must follow this link: Commercial Manager
For further information, contact Roxanne Tarboton at Hays Recruitment via email [email protected]
Please note: If you are an existing NZDF employee (excluding contractors) you must apply through our Internal Vacancies site, via the HR Toolkit.
Applications close on Wednesday 9 December 2020.
Please note: Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (NZ) and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for the position applied for. The minimum citizenship and residency criteria for security clearances to be granted by the NZ Defence Force are as follows:
Higher level Security Clearance
most preferably a NZ citizen who has resided continuously in this country for the last 10 years, OR
is a citizen of, and/or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last 10 years: either Australia, Canada, NZ, UK or the USA; and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZSIS towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at a higher level.
If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.
Use this online tool to self-check your eligibility for a Secret security clearance. Please note that this tool is not part of the formal security clearance process:

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