Purchasing Support Coordinator

Date: 20-Jan-2023

Location: Auckland Wide, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

He angitūtanga: The opportunity


The Purchasing team in our Procurement Department has an exciting opportunity for a Purchasing Coordinator to join the team. This is a full-time permanent opportunity to join us here at Auckland Council! 

As a Purchasing Coordinator, you will provide high quality purchasing support to all procurement activities across Auckland Council, focusing on minimising time, cost and risk associated with this activity.


You can expect to:

  • Action purchasing tasks through SAP including Purchase order set up and management, new vendor setup requests and payment requests 
  • Engage and maintain relationships with customers and key stakeholders
  • Support project managers by investigating purchase order commitments
  • Use your purchasing system expertise to provide feedback and test new system upgrades in continuous improvement projects


He kōrero mōu: About you


To be successful in this role you will ideally have 1-2 years’ experience in a similar position, however we are also interested in candidates who are eager to learn and develop their skills on the job. Knowledge of the local government environment would also be highly advantageous. 


We will also be looking for:

  • A passion for delivering excellent customer service
  • A high standard of time management and an ability to work under pressure. 
  • Experience working with SAP, SAP Ariba suite is desirable

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer


Auckland Council is one of the largest local authorities in the South Pacific providing essential services and facilities to more than 1.5 million people.

We are committed to environmental action and green growth to achieve our vision of becoming the world’s most liveable city. 

In return for your hard work, you can expect a flexible and supportive work environment.We offer significant training and development to grow your knowledge and career.


Ehara taku toa, he takitahi, he toa takitini My success is not mine alone, but the success of many.


You’ll also have access to a range of fantastic Auckland Council benefits, including discounted Leisure Centre membership and a range of other partnership discounts! View here

If you have the required experience and a passion for developing life-long learners who think and act sustainably, then we want to hear from you!


Tono Mai: Apply Now!

You can find the position description here: http://bit.ly/3HkJ17D
Applications close: Friday 3rd February 2023


Our employer Kiwisaver contribution is additional to base salary offered.


Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.


Auckland Council strongly encourages our employees to be fully vaccinated.