Integrated Logistics Support Lead

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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    negotiable / month
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    2 weeks ago
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  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 09-OCT-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/DF2010023
  • Job Title: Integrated Logistics Support Lead
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What you will do

As an Integrated Logistics Support Lead, you will undertake Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) management and planning activities for various NZDF equipment projects, throughout all phases of the Capability Life Cycle.

This role covers a wide variety of activities with a focus on land capabilities. You will be working on small scale projects ensuring equipment will be maintained and supported throughout its life.

You will be responsible for:

  • Developing cross functional relationships between ILS stakeholders;
  • Assessing project and capability resource requirements;
  • Enabling the frontlines to complete their missions;
  • Managing ILS programme/project budget(s); and
  • Providing a targeted approach, analysis and documentation for associated ILS concepts, planning and principals to ensure the delivery of optimised Through Life Support (TLS) solutions.

What we need

We are looking for someone to join a collaborative team environment who thrives under pressure to produce suitable and fit-for-purpose solutions. You will be able to adjust and adapt to changing priorities and to work across multiple requirements at once with a mix of military and non-military personnel.

You will have:

  • 10+ years’ experience working within logistics disciplines;
  • Demonstrated detailed knowledge of concepts, principles, techniques and applications of ILS and Through Life Support;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to adapt to a variety of audiences;
  • Proven ability to provide support, advice and mentor others on ILS matters; and
  • Previous experience working in project, risk and contract management.

Ideally, you will also have demonstrable knowledge of NZDF logistics operations, doctrine and processes, along with the NZDF Capability Management Framework.

Please note: You may be required to travel within New Zealand.

Who we are

Capability Branch provides efficient and effective management of NZDF capability management, capability delivery and capability management oversight all of which contribute significantly to the total NZDF capability lifecycle. The Capability Branch provides a single point of accountability for these elements and delivers outputs that enable the delivery of joint effects. The Capability Branch fosters contemporary military specialist knowledge, operates using project and financial management disciplines and provides programme and project quality assurance oversight.

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 Gordon Robinson on 021 296 9694.
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 26 October 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.