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Commercial Partner

  • Auckland
  • Retail
  • Full time
  • Posted 38 days ago

Job Description

CUSTOMER COMMERCIAL PARTNER - POSITION DESCRIPTION

ABOUT US

At Entelar Group we are a wholly owned subsidiary of Spark taking care of all things relating to ICT service and supply chain.A one-stop shop providing continuous, end-to-end solutions to keep NZ connected.

From building cell sites and burying the fibre cables that connect our network safely, to ensuring proprietary and third-party IT hardware and software solutions are tested, distributed, implemented, and maintained, to making sure our handsets work and are repaired quickly and efficiently when they don't, we cover it all.

THE ROLE

As the Customer Commercial Partner, you'll be responsible for collaborating with customers to understand their procurement requirements, negotiate contracts, and facilitate the procurement process to meet their expectations . Collaborating closely with cross-functional teams, you will establish and maintain strong relationships with our clients, ensuring their procurement needs are met effectively and efficiently.

WHAT YOU'RE RESPONSIBLE FOR

Commercial Strategy: Provide an in-depth understanding of customer value chains, business needs, and industry trends. The Customer Commercial Partner will also be tasked with resolving any procurement-related issues or concerns raised by clients and ensuring timely delivery of products or services.

Strategic Pricing: Develop and implement pricing strategies aligned with business objectives. Analyze market dynamics, competitive landscape, and customer behavior to set optimal pricing. Lead negotiations with clients, suppliers, and partners to achieve favorable pricing terms.

People Leadership Lead and mentor teams responsible for commercial activities and procurement. Foster change leadership and effective communication to drive employee engagement. Reinforce organizational values and objectives.

Relationship Building: Cultivate strong relationships with customers, suppliers, and industry contacts. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to achieve business goals.

Health & Safety. Be safe - Take all reasonable precautions while at work to ensure your own safety and the safety of your team, contractors, and the public. Follow our health and safety procedures and speak up about hazards and any health and safety events (incidents and accidents).

WHAT SKILLS & EXPERIENCE YOU NEED

Proven experience in commercial strategies, procurement, and contract negotiations.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Knowledge of procurement/commercial best practices and market dynamics.

Focus on driving excellence in mutually beneficial commercial outcomes, whilst tightly managing risk and ensuring regulatory compliance, and driving continuous improvement.

Communication. Outstanding communication skills in all formats, including the ability to make the complex and complicated, simple, and understandable. Strong communication skills, negotiation abilities, and a customer-centric approach are essential for this role.

Stakeholder management. Proven partnering and stakeholder management capabilities and experience i.e., working effectively within and across teams and functions within a large organisation.

Social & relationship skills. A people person, able to build rapport and constructive working relationships with diverse groups of people.

Resilience & growth mindset. Operates with a growth mindset, being willing to embrace challenges, persist in the face of setbacks and seek learnings from every opportunity.

Independent and proactive. "Batteries included" - a positive, energetic and productive person with a bias for action and getting things done.

Judgement & problem-solving. Big picture thinker, able to exercise sound judgement and use strong transaction management and problem-solving skills to drive matters to conclusion.

WE CAN WOW YOU WITH

In return, you will be a key player in shaping the team and contributing to the growth of a rapidly expanding business segment. Together, we'll create an inclusive work environment that fosters innovation, creativity, and effective problem-solving. We'll recognise and embrace differences and diversity in our workplace where our people are seen, welcomed and their opinions valued.

We also offer market leading benefits including:

  • comprehensive surgical and consultative medical cover from Southern Cross - all at no cost to you
  • life, income protection and trauma insurance
  • a monthly credit of $120 on your Spark account which you can use towards any of our amazing products
  • the latest devices and accessories at any Spark retail store at cost plus 5% plus GST
  • great rates with Marram on healthcare reimbursements and access to holiday homes at below market rates
  • access to up to 25% off everything in store at talkischeap.co.nz - an online store that sells phones, tablets and other devices.
  • Access to friends and family rates with Samsung
  • A leading wellness program to support you in times of need, including access to trained mental wellness coaches, and 1:1 sessions with a psychotherapist / psychologist.
  • Hybrid ways of working - for most teams at Entelar Group this means being in the office for 3 days a week, and 2 days being flexible.
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