Supply Chain Manager Jobs

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).


Typical Responsibilities

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.


Salary Range

100K - 140K per annum (NZD)


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Physical Address:
Level 4, Aviation House
12 Johnston Street
Wellington 6011
New Zealand

Postal Address:
PO Box 5555,
Wellington 6140

Tel: +64 4 499 8800
Fax: +64 4 499 0955



Physical Address:
Level 1, Altrans House,
104 Quay Street
Auckland 1010
New Zealand
Tel: +64 9 951 5011 


Physical Address:
50A Ossian Street
Napier 4110
New Zealand
Tel: 0800 868 436


Brisbane, Australia

Physical Address:
477 Boundary Street
QLD 4000
Tel: +61 7 3085 7427