Assistant Director Career & Talent Management Development

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    4 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 26-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/DF2002049
  • Job Title: Assistant Director Career & Talent Management Development
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What you will do

As the Assistant Director Career and Talent Management Development (ADCTM Dev)  you will be responsible for providing support to the Director of Career Management with the provision of programmes, advice and coordination to enhance the Military Career and Talent Management process, policies and objectives across the NZDF.

You will:

  • Contribute to the development of NZDF’s Talent Management Strategy and related plans including deployment of innovation programmes that support NZDF military personnel; and
  • Strive for and demonstrate continuous improvement and professionalism across NZDF career management, at individual and collective levels across career management in Army, Navy, Air Force and the Enabling Portfolios.

What we need

As our ideal candidate you will be self-motivated with excellent planning and organisational skills in order to prioritise tasks to meet deadlines. Your experience will see you being able to demonstrate excellent communication skills and have the diplomacy to inspire and build confidence in others. 

You will need:

  • Experience in improving system quality and processes and a dedication to continuous improvement;
  • An understanding of project management, information management / systems, business analysis / intelligence and problem solving;
  • A working knowledge of contemporary career and talent management trends and issues;
  • To demonstrate an ability to work independently using sound judgement and initiative.  

Who we are

The Career and Talent Management Directorate supports the Chief of Defence Force (CDF), Service Chiefs and other portfolio leaders in the delivery of career and talent management for the NZDF. It provides the information and assistance to ensure the NZDF can meet its mission by ensuring it has the right people, in the right place, at right time, with right skills.

Career and Talent Management is focused on developing, monitoring and delivery of strategic, high quality, timely, accurate Career and Talent management support and services.

It is responsible for the development and implementation of Career and Talent Management strategies and initiatives as well as advising NZDF commanders and managers, enabling them to lead and manage their people effectively.

Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa / New Zealand.  As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice. 

Why Us

NZDF is an inclusive organisation that is open to flexible working arrangements and welcomes applications from people regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, age, beliefs/opinions, or family circumstances.

In return for your expertise, dedication and hard work, NZDF is offering remuneration reflective of your experience, along with:

How to Apply

To view the Position Description and to Apply Online please visit our Defence Careers website, or use the links on this page. For further information, contact Carey Manson on (04) 496 0350.
Please note: If you are an existing NZDF employee (excluding contractors) you must apply through our Internal Vacancies site, via the HR Toolkit.

Applications close on Wednesday 11 March 2020.

Please note: Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (NZ) and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for the position applied for. The minimum citizenship and residency criteria for security clearances to be granted by the NZ Defence Force are as follows:

Higher level Security Clearance

  • most preferably a NZ citizen who has resided continuously in this country for the last 10 years, OR
  • is a citizen of, and/or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last 10 years: either Australia, Canada, NZ, UK or the USA; and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZSIS towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at a higher level.

If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.