How to Enter
To improve your changes of securing a job as a Supply Chain Manager in New Zealand, it’s recommended to complete a tertiary qualification in Commerce, Finance, Business or Logistics. For example, a Diploma in Procurement and Supply Management or a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Supply Chain Management. New Zealand employers also prefer candidates to have training from, and membership to, the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS).
Supply Chain Managers can expect to do some or all of the following on a daily basis:
Analysing the organisation’s needs for goods and services that will help reach its goals
Researching new goods, services and suppliers
Creating and updating supply chain and procurement policies, and procedures for storing and distributing goods
Maintaining stock levels using inventory and tracking systems
Researching inventory and tracking systems and deciding if new systems are needed
Negotiating deals with suppliers to meet quality, cost and delivery requirements
Managing relationships with suppliers and vendors
Managing staff performance and needs
Developing and training staff
Supply Chain Managers can progress their careers and work for larger organisations with more complex distribution networks. In addition, talented professionals can work their way up to executive-level and secure a Chief Procurement Manager or similar role.
100K - 140K per annum (NZD)