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Project Delivery Team Leader

Employer:
NZ Defence Force
Job Category:
Defence, corrections & security
City/Town:
Manawatu - Wanganui - Palmerston North
Region:
Manawatu - Wanganui
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
Posted Date:
13-Jan-2020
Closing Date:
27-Jan-2020
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Job Description

What you will do

As the Project Delivery Team Leader you will lead your team to success providing input into project development, planning and delivery of both capital and operating funded projects at Base Ohakea.

This includes:

  • Assisting in the development of the planned maintenance programme and capital projects;
  • Introducing sustainability and technological influences into the Estate;
  • Managing approved budgets and reporting project performance;
  • Leading and developing a small team;
  • Coordinating stakeholders and service providers.

What we need

You will be a dynamic leader who has the skill to guide your team through exciting projects and  period of development within Defence Estate and Infrastructure. You'll ensure high standards of performance, successful outcomes and empower and engage your team to ensure they operate consistently with NZDF's culture and expected behaviours.

Ideally you will have the following skills and abilities:

  • Leadership and management experience;
  • Communication, negotiation and influencing skills;
  • A diplomatic manner enabling you to enage with internal and external stakeholders and service providers; 
  • 5 – 10 yrs project management experience.

Who we are

NZDF is undertaking a major regeneration programme developing the Defence Estate in order to achieve our overarching aim of delivering an integrated Defence Force. The Defence Estate is where our personnel live, work and train and comprises of 81,000ha of land, property and infrastructure assets valued at $4.7bn.

As a team, Defence Estate and Infrastructure is responsible for developing and maintaining these assets to support military capabilities and outcomes. Our purpose is to deliver and manage a high quality, sustainable estate that supports our people now and in the future. Our Defence Estate Regeneration Programme will ensure continued development and investment across our nine camps and bases that will deliver an Estate fit for the 21st century.  This is one of New Zealand's largest regeneration and development programmes. 

NZDF wants your talent to help us achieve our goals and missions and deliver this exciting programme.  This is your opportunity to make your mark, adding value to a diverse and dynamic organisation.  We take pride in our work as stewards of the Defence Estate, entrusted to us by the New Zealand public. 

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 with plenty of professional development opportunities;
  • Access to holiday accommodation across NZ;
  • 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 Russell Sowden on (04) 351 6170 or 021 937 928.
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 27 January 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.

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