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Want to make a real difference in Procurement? - Then join our team...

We are looking for fantastic procurement people to join our team of consultants to work with clients across the South Island. We are excited about what the future holds for our business and our clients and we are looking for great people to…

MB Associates welcome Vikki Baker as Team Manager

MB Associates are pleased to announce that Vikki Baker joins the team as Team Leader and Office Manager.  Vikki's job is to keep our Associates in order and to provide our 'back office' administration. With 20 years experience in Human…

I know all about Procurement!

Ever heard that before? Quite often procurement is simplified and many believe they've mastered procurement having put together a sourcing document such as an RfP, RfQ, RfT etc. Sometimes, and quite traditionally, the sourcing document is a…

How mature are you?

Procurement’s importance is being driven by increasing pressure to cut costs, streamline procurement processes and improve efficiency and effectiveness of the supply chain. Measuring your organisation’s procurement maturity…
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Calling all experienced and innovative construction professionals!

We could really use your help. MB Associates value your perspective on how New Zealand, as a nation, approaches Whole of Life Costing and whether there is merit to improving how we undertake this process. Attached here: http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/3729570/Whole-Life-Costing-Impact-Survey-July-2017  is…

MB Associates welcome Simon Gaines as Lead Adviser - Soft Landings

MB Associates are pleased to announce that Simon Gains joins the team as Associate and Lead Adviser - Soft Landings.  Simon has served a successful term as Chair for CIBSE, Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers in Auckland,…

Transforming procurement through implementing Whole of Life (WoL) value

Richard McKenzie-Browne, Technical Director - Procurement, will be presenting at the GovProcure New Zealand 2017 conference in Wellington on the 30th August 2017 (https://lnkd.in/gHAGvDW ). It's set to be an informative conference with some…
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Richard McKenzie-Browne speaking at SouthMach17

This coming Thursday 25th May at 10.45am, Richard McKenzie-Browne, Founder and Technical Director - Procurement for MB Associates, will be delivering a Seminar on: Supply Chain Risks and Opportunities 10:45 AM Thursday 25 May 2017, in conjunction…

When is the best time to engage an FM Services Provider in Construction?

Call me old fashioned, but I’d respond and say “as soon as possible” but then that becomes rather subjective and different in the eyes of who is asking the question. So what is good practice then? In fact, is there any good…

Procurement Adviser - 12 Month Fixed Contract

M B Associates Ltd (NZ) We are currently recruiting for a Procurement Advisor to assist one of our South Island clients in implementing procurement reform, policies, manuals, guidelines and supplier relationship management. This…