Assistant Equipment Manager – Operational IT Hardware

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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    negotiable / month
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    2 weeks ago
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    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 02-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/DF2003002
  • Job Title: Assistant Equipment Manager – Operational IT Hardware
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What you will do

As the Assistant Equipment Manager – Operational IT Hardware, within the Defence Equipment Management Organisation (DEMO), you will be responsible for delivering quality, timely and cost effective through-life-support management to the Command, Control and Computers equipment dependency in order to sustain NZDF capability.

You’ll work closely with, and support, the Equipment Manager: Command, Control & Computers in providing the day-to-day equipment management functions required to logistically manage the equipment, which includes but isn’t limited to; ruggedized laptops, tablets, power supplies, switches and servers.

What we need

Your experience and understanding of equipment management, ideally with hardware and software, and your experience in a logistics environment and familiarity with Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) concepts and practices.  

In order to be successful in this role you’ll have knowledge of:

  • Current military computer hardware and software;
  • ITIL information management principles;
  • Software licensing in a multi-user environment.

Strong relationship building and communication skills with the ability to relate to a wide range of people is vital to your success in this role.

Who we are

The Defence Equipment Management Organisation (DEMO) provides a single point of accountability for the through-life management of specified equipment across Land, Air and Maritime environments thereby ensuring that all equipment receives constant strategic logistic support whilst in service with the NZDF.

This organisation will be accountable for the day to day delivery of through life Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) and management of equipment enabling NZDF to meet its business and operational objectives to the appropriate standards.

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: 

  • Great benefits for you and your family;
  • Fully funded life cover up to $300,000;
  • 5 weeks annual leave per year;
  • Free onsite parking and great nearby amenities;
  • Opportunities for career development;
  • Variety, challenge and a chance to influence.

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 John Moffatt on (04) 576 9880.
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 Monday 16 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.