What you will do
The Senior Purchasing Officer is responsible for the ongoing development, operation and maintenance of both the Purchasing function and the Materiel Management functions within the Defence Equipment Management Organisation (DEMO). The position is also responsible for monitoring compliance for both the purchasing and materiel management functions, which includes implementation of policy, process, procedure and training.
What we need
7+ years’ experience in purchasing and inventory management, with experience in managing and leading people. You have a background in logistics/supply chain management with an understanding of financial management.
To be successful in this role you’ll have:
Who we are
The Defence Equipment Management Organisation (DEMO) will provide a single point of accountability for the through-life management of specified equipment across the Land, Air and Maritime environments thereby ensuring that all equipment receives consistent strategic logistic support whilst in service in NZDF.
This organisation will be accountable for the day to day delivery of through life Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) and management of equipment enabling NZDF to meet its business and operational objectives to the appropriate standards.
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.
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 Colin Sullivan on (04) 560 6999.
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 18 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
If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.