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Auckland CBD
Procurement Business Partner

  • Established high-performing procurement team
  • Prestigious location in downtown Auckland
  • Attractive remuneration (+ benefits)




Auckland CBD
Development Manager –
Professional Services Background
  • Exciting opportunity to move into the property development sector
  • Respected business that values people and integrity above all else
  • Professional services background valued


Hawkes Bay
Group Financial Controller

  • Pivotal role supporting company strategy through financial leadership
  • Opportunity to play an important role supporting a potential market listing
  • Attractive remuneration and lifestyle location


Auckland CBD
Procurement Business Partner
Our client is a large financial services company with a well-known and respected brand. They are seeking a high-calibre procurement professional excited by the opportunity of making a significant contribution to the business.

  • Established high-performing procurement team
  • Prestigious location in downtown Auckland
  • Attractive remuneration (+ benefits)

The Procurement Business Partner will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies to deliver real financial benefits, whilst ensuring the highest level of customer service. They will manage a complex portfolio of categories working with internal stakeholders to identify category requirements and develop appropriate sourcing strategies. They will then led the implementation of these strategies and manage the ongoing supplier relationship.

Candidates will need to have the tenacity and diplomacy to shape stakeholders’ requirements. Experience with a specific category may not be necessary, however it is vital that they have successfully led the development and implementation of procurement strategies for complex categories, and that they are able to demonstrate leadership with a range of senior stakeholders.

Candidates should have the following experience and attributes:

  • Deep knowledge of strategic procurement and a track record of success with complex categories
  • A track record of delivering measurable procurement value
  • Experience with corporate services categories preferred
  • Be analytical and fact-based in their communication
  • Able to build trusted advisor relationships with senior stakeholders
  • Formal procurement training and tertiary qualifications will be highly regarded

An experienced communicator and negotiator, you can develop and maintain valuable professional relationships at all levels. You have an in-depth understanding of the procurement value chain and a track record for identifying value and cost reduction opportunities beyond price.

This is a significant career opportunity for a well-rounded procurement professional wanting to work in an organisation committed to an outstanding procurement programme.

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For further information please contact Suzanne O'Leary on 021 60 8000
  or at suzanne.oleary@januarygroup.co.nz
Quote reference 160519-1
Hawkes Bay
Group Financial Controller
This large infrastructure company plays a vital role in the Hawkes Bay economy. Serving a wide customer base they deliver supply chain solutions that provide the region with a gateway to the world. They are seeking an experienced Finance professional with deep technical knowledge, excellent commercial experience, and a passion for developing people, processes and systems.

  • Pivotal role supporting company strategy through financial leadership
  • Opportunity to play an important role supporting a potential market listing
  • Attractive remuneration and lifestyle location

Reporting to the CFO, the Group Financial Controller will lead a team of Finance professionals with responsibility for all reporting and risk core functions. The primary focus is to proactively develop leading edge best practice to support the business to achieve their growth plans and a potential NZX market listing.

Candidates are likely to have developed their career in a “big 4” professional services firm and will have held senior finance and risk roles in leading organisations. They will have excellent attention to detail and enjoy being hands-on whilst retaining a strategic view of Finance’s role in the business.

The successful candidate will have the following experience and attributes:

  • Deep technical knowledge of financial reporting and risk management best practice
  • First-hand experience of the governance and reporting requirements of an NZX listed company
  • A track record of proactively improving controls, processes and systems to support the highest levels of governance, financial reporting and risk management
  • Evidence of a coaching leadership style growing the capability of Finance professionals
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement including a strong understanding of the role Finance has providing focused insightful information to support the Executive and Board
  • Strong commercial acumen including the ability to develop robust business cases
  • Experience working with the Audit Committee
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills with the gravitas to influence and engage broadly
  • Professionally qualified accountant with evidence of continuous professional development

This role presents an exciting opportunity to join an innovative company and make a significant contribution.

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For further information please contact Suzanne O'Leary on 021 60 8000
  or at suzanne.oleary@januarygroup.co.nz
Quote reference 080319-1
Auckland CBD
Development Manager –
Professional Services Background
Our client is a large and respected property development and investment company. They are seeking a commercially astute Development Manager to join their Auckland team and be involved in a portfolio of high profile projects.

  • Exciting opportunity to move into the property development sector
  • Respected business that values people and integrity above all else
  • Professional services background valued

This is an opportunity to join a highly successful business and apply the skills and experience you have gained to a new industry. You will join a team of Development Managers and learn the skills to manage the delivery of large development and construction projects. This is a new role, established as a consequence of sustained business growth.

You are likely to come from a senior role in a professional services firm where you have been involved in large and complex commercial transactions. You will have well-honed skills in all of the following areas:

  • Commercial acumen including exposure to large commercial transactions
  • Financial competency including the ability to identify, assess and mitigate risk
  • Familiarity with contract law
  • Project management experience
  • Excellent communication skills with stakeholders at multiple levels
  • A relevant tertiary qualification

As an experienced project leader you are able to provide clear direction to others, as well as working at the coal face when necessary. You are intellectually agile with the ability to deal calmly with ambiguity and multiple competing priorities. Naturally curious, you are self motivated and driven to seek out new business opportunities. Most importantly you are guided by a strong moral compass.

This role presents an exciting opportunity to be part of a team that is leading some of New Zealand’s most exciting development projects.

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For further information please contact Suzanne O'Leary on 021 60 8000
  or at suzanne.oleary@januarygroup.co.nz
Quote reference 071118-1
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