Land Engineering Regulator

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    7 days ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 25-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/DF2002046
  • Job Title: Land Engineering Regulator
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What you will do

The Land Engineering Regulator will regulate and audit the land engineering systems, as part of the overall Land Worthiness System, to ensure its effectiveness across the land domain (includes elements of all three Services within the NZ Defence Force). 

Some of the responsibilities of this role include:

  • Regulating the land engineering, maintenance, repair and overhaul systems;
  • Responding to legislative and regulatory obligations as well as the development of regulating policies and standards;
  • Delegating engineering authority;
  • Correcting and improving actions across the land engineering systems; and
  • Maintaining independent assurances and compliances to ensure best practices.

What we need

To be successful in this role, you will have extensive engineering experience in a regulatory environment with a large degree of confidence and credibility.  You will be an expert in your field and must also have:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a strong ability to influence;
  • Management experience including coaching and mentoring direct reports;
  • Proven experience in interpreting legislation, regulations and standards; and
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a systems thinking approach.

Military experience would be advantageous, but engineering and regulatory are the key skills needed.

Please note: This role will be based at Trentham Military Camp, but you may be required to travel throughout New Zealand.

Who we are

The Defence Logistics Command (DLC) mission is to sustain operational excellence in order to support the NZDF and assist in delivering an Integrated Defence Force by 2025. DLC supports the NZDF by providing logistics (maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO)), most supply chain and warehousing operations (SCWO) and shared services to the single Services and HQ Joint Forces NZ. DLC provides logistics policy and advice internally to the NZDF and externally to NZDF’s stakeholders on an All of Government (AoG) basis. DLC is responsible for multi-national logistics policy and implementation through a series of bi-lateral and multilateral agreements and forums.

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, Dave Yorston on (021) 671 071.
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 22 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.