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Facilities Management Site Supervisor

NZ Defence Force
Job Category:
Facilities/Asset Management
Manawatu - Wanganui - Palmerston North
Manawatu - Wanganui
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

  • Managing the delivery of facilities management services
  • Unique working environment
  • Ready for a new challenge?

Do you have the commercial acumen and technical understanding of infrastructure to ensure the delivery of multi-million dollar services?

What you will do

This position has a key on-site role in managing the delivery of facilities management services to Linton Military camp.  This is a critical role requiring commercial acumen and technical understanding of infrastructure to ensure the delivery of multi-million dollar services that support NZDF outputs.  The role is responsible for liaising between the base or camp command and the service provider(s) to ensure that delivery is in accordance with the facilities contract requirements and meets the needs of the tenant(s).

What we need

You will have 5 years + experience working in the facilities, property management, or related field.  You will have demonstrated experience in managing operations or site management or similar.

A relevant trade qualification supplemented with considerable industry experience and short professional courses in Project/FM Contract management is ideal as well as a holder of a Site Safe Supervisors Certificate (Gold Card).

You will possess excellent interpersonal and time management skills, proven ability to work independently using sound judgement and initiative, have the accuracy and attention to detail required and be self-motivated.

Who we are

Estate and infrastructure are critical enablers for the delivery of NZDF military capabilities and the support it provides to other government agencies and the community.

The current Defence estate is a complex network of approximately 81,000 hectares and 5,000 buildings spread across nine camps and bases, two large land training areas and various regional locations.

The purpose of the Defence Property Group is to develop, maintain and manage land and infrastructure assets to support NZDF military capabilities and all of government outcomes

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

By joining our team you are making a great career decision.  A recent staff satisfaction survey highlighted why:

  • Be part of an effective team with freedom and flexibility to do my job
  • Able to maintain a balance between my personal and working life
  • Inspired to go the extra mile to help NZDF succeed.

Total remuneration for this role is $67,868 to $83,837 inclusive of the 4% employer superannuation contribution.  We offer five weeks annual leave, coupled with great benefits for you and your family when you join NZDF.  Click on link to check them out!

How to Apply

To view the Position Description and to ‘Apply Online', please use the links on this page. For further information, contact Mark Wing on 06 351 9774, quoting NZDF 1802011.  Applications close at 8pm February 25 2018.

 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:

Low level Security Clearance

  • most preferably a NZ citizen, who has resided in this country continuously for at least the last five years, OR
  • is a citizen of, and/or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last five years: either Australia, Canada, NZ, the United Kingdom (UK) or the United States of America (USA); and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZ Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS) towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at this level.

 If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.

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