Assistant Inspector General – Maritime

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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    negotiable / month
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    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 12-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/DF2003039
  • Job Title: Assistant Inspector General – Maritime
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What you will do
The Assistant Inspector General (Maritime) (AIG(M)) is responsible to the Inspector General (Maritime) (IG(M)) for coordinating the day-to-day operation of the Navy Inspector General Team, monitoring, auditing and evaluating the delivery and execution against the Naval System’s Strategic policy, plans and directives.

As the AIG(M) you’ll be required to identify and advise the IG(M) on Navy’s operational performance against output delivery in accordance with the NZDF Annual Plan. 
What we need

Your robust working knowledge of the NZDF, including an appreciation of the political context within which the NZDF operates, as well as understanding of the NZDF strategy and organisational goals.  Ideally you’ll have experience in senior staff positions and operational deployments. 
You’ll have detailed knowledge of strategic reporting processes and your operational and strategic level working knowledge of audit, risk management, evaluation and review processes.

In order to be successful in this role you’ll be a skilled communicator with the ability to network effectively and build trusted relationships. 

Who we are
The Naval Staff provides support to the Chief of Navy (CN) in discharging statutory accountabilities to command the Navy, raise, train and maintain the Navy, and act as principal advisor on Navy matters. In doing so the Naval Staff undertakes planning for the future, provides advice, assurance and accountability support, and corporate level co-ordination and reputation management.
The Navy Office of Strategy Management (OSM) heads strategy development and implementation on behalf of the NZDF Naval System. The primary functions of the OSM are planning, performance, risk, portfolio and knowledge management. This facilitates delivery of the current Naval System and stewardship of the Future Navy.
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;
  • Flexible working environment and positive culture;
  • Opportunities for career development.

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 Dave Barr on (04) 496 0360.
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 Sunday 29 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.