Purchasing Officer (Nelson)

  • Purchasing documentation and process experience
  • Bring your customer service skills to our Nelson based Procurement team
  • Permanent full-time position

Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

This position provides purchasing services to Nelson Hospital and other Nelson based functions of Nelson Marlborough Health.

You’ll be purchasing goods and services that are fit for purpose, supplied as and when required and represent value for money. This is a permanent, full-time position located in Nelson, working 80 hours a fortnight.

Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)

The ability to learn quickly, respected by your team and colleagues, and have a ‘can do’ attitude. You will be a customer service oriented team player and flexible in your approach in meeting the needs of a busy hospital. Experience in purchasing, with sound administrative and organisational skills, is highly desirable. Experience with a computer based purchasing system would be ideal however, training will be provided.

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Nelson Marlborough Health is the main health provider for the Te Tau Ihu, the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough’s largest employer, which means the opportunities here are numerous. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community. Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork.

Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)


Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

For role specific information please contact Kevin Broughton Manager, Commercial Support kevin.broughton@nmdhb.govt.nz. For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on vacancies@nmdhb.govt.nz or 03 546 1274.

Keen to apply now, it’s easy. Please click apply and fill in our online application form.



Applications close: Thursday 29th October 

Nelson Marlborough Health strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.

He waka eke noa. We are all in this together. 

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Permanent/Full Time

Job no: N20-430

Location: Nelson Hospital

Closing Date: Wednesday, 28 October 2020