Equipment Manager

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category:
  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 11-NOV-19
  • Job Reference: NZ/DF1911024
  • Job Title: Equipment Manager
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What you will do
As the Equipment/Fleet Manager – Network Enabled Army (NEA) you will be responsible for delivering quality, timely and cost effective equipment support and will manage all in-service aspects regarding the Network Enabled Army equipment, which includes acquisition, through life management and disposal.  

The Equipment/Fleet Manager – Network Enabled Army is responsible for managing:

  • The relationship between the NEA Programme and the Defence Equipment Management Organisation (DEMO);
  • The documentation required by DEMO for the management of NEA equipment through life;
  • Through life management and sustainment of assigned Defence land based equipment and materiel;
  • Maintenance of assigned inventory; including forecasting obsolescence and disposals.

What we need

An experienced Equipment/Fleet Manager that has a background in supply chain management, a strong understanding of Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) and data communication technologies.  

You’ll require a good understanding of the current/in-service communications systems and their support elements, as well as a thorough understanding of health and safety requirements and a relevant qualification.   

Your skills in leadership, problem solving, risk management and prioritisation will be crucial to your success in this role, as well as a high level of attention to detail, experience in the use of a corporate ERP system (such as SAP or Oracle) and strong communication skills with the ability to translate technical language and complex information into effective communications.

Who we are

The Defence Equipment Management Organisation (DEMO) will provide a single point of accountability for the through-life management of non-platform equipment across the Land, Air and Maritime environments thereby ensuring that the equipment receives consistent strategic management whilst in service in NZDF. 

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

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.
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 25 November 2019.

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.