Business Analyst – Supply Chain

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category:
  • Location: Auckland
  • Date Advertised: 11-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/DF2002009
  • Job Title: Business Analyst – Supply Chain
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  • Summary:
  • Provide up to the minute financial advice to each of the fleet support teams
  • Communicate insightful analysis to senior staff and key stakeholders
  • Be responsible for improvement & on-going development of costing models

The Supply Chain Business Analyst is a critical role which supports all the Royal New Zealand Air Force Supply Chain fleets.

What you will do

As the Business Analyst – Supply Chain your focus will be on finance; you will assist with the analysis of financial planning options to achieve the most effective and efficient delivery of outputs aligned to finance.  You will also be responsible for:

  • Using appropriate methodologies to analyse costs and the financial impacts;
  • Documenting and maintaining costing/financial models of which the results inform operational decision-making;
  • Providing insight into product, process, output, and repair costs for performance management.  

What we need

In order to be successful in this role, you will be an effective communicator who can adapt their communication style to provide technical financial information to non-financial audiences both verbally and in writing. You will work as a key part of a team with the capacity to produce timely and accurate work under pressure.

You will also have:

  • Significant practical experience in a finance or accounting role;
  • Proven experience and knowledge of management accounting techniques;
  • Well-developed research and financial problem solving skills;
  • A high level of computer literacy within the Microsoft Office Suite with a specific focus on Excel;
  • Experience with the SAP ERP system (desirable).

You will ideally have a tertiary qualification in accounting, finance or other related area. At a minimum, you should have a proven track record of working as a business/financial analyst.

Who we are

Supply Chain is responsible for the procurement of aeronautical spares and the management of aeronautical repairs for all RNZAF aircraft fleets. This is achieved by managing the RNZAF supply chain (internally and externally) to meet operational and maintenance requirements. It includes the development and ongoing management of the aircraft maintenance budget, the CP Rotable budget and the inventory budget. It also involves ongoing contractor management with key Maintenance Repair & Overhaul organisations, and purchasing vendors, both domestically and around the world.

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
  • Discounts Handbook for selected retail, entertainment and service providers
  • 5 weeks annual leave per year
  • 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 Steve Burton on (021) 985 776.  

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 Thursday 20 February 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:

Low level Security Clearance

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

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