Manager – Integrated Logistics Support Centre of Expertise

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  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 12-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/DF2003038
  • Job Title: Manager – Integrated Logistics Support Centre of Expertise
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What you will do

The Manager – Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Centre of Expertise (CoE) will deliver the ILS strategies, frameworks, professional leadership, assurance and risk management necessary for ensuring the required through-life funding and support of NZDF Capability.  

You’ll provide strategic assessments of the ILS requirements for NZDF’s future and current Capability, maintaining effective stakeholder and governance relationships to ensure understanding of the criticality of ILS for enabling and sustaining Capability.  
You will be the professional lead for NZDF ILS, and will manage the NZDF ILS framework, ILS approaches, skills and the ILS panel of third party providers, as well as being the direct manager of the Centre of Expertise (CoE).  You’ll liaise very closely with the Capability Branch to allocate the pool of ILS practitioners to deliver and assure Capability definition, acquisition and through life support. 
What we need
You’ll bring proven skills in leading, developing, motivating and mentoring ILS professionals, as well as refined advisory and delivery skills at both strategic and operational levels

You’ll have demonstrable skills in:

  • Forecasting ILS requirements, resourcing and total cost of ownership of equipment across complex organisations;
  • ILS risk identification, management and mitigation;
  • Senior stakeholder engagement and relationship building skills;
  • Negotiation and influencing skills across all organisational levels.

You’ll have excellent communication skills, the proven ability to analyse complex data and situations and make sound, efficient decisions.  Your expertise working in complex programme and project management environments will be vital to your success in this role.

Who we are

The Defence Logistics Command (DLC) is a consolidated organisation that provides logistics excellence to sustain NZDF maritime, land and air operations. DLC provides consolidated logistics support to equip and sustain the three Services to enable them to meet operational outputs now and into the future.

The DLC Directorate of Supply Chain Management (DSCM) is responsible for the delivery of strategic logistics support to the HQNZDF and to the three environments, Land, Air and Maritime, at all NZDF locations. Within this, the Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Centre of Expertise is responsible for ILS consideration, policy, processes, delivery advice, training and assurance provisions for all capability projects and In-Service capabilities.

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;
  • 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 Morgan Proctor on 021 245 2809.
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 2 April 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.