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Assistant Equipment Manager CBRNE

NZ Defence Force
Job Category:
Transport & Logistics
Wellington - Upper Hutt
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

New Zealand Defence Force are now seeking an Assistant Equipment Manager for the Defence Logistics Command unit based in Trentham. 

This position is responsible for the Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive (CBRNE) equipment.

Key responsibilities for this position include:
  • Knowledge and experience of Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) principles, with expertise in specific areas i.e. Engineering Support, Maintenance Support, Training and Training Support, Supply Chain Management and Safety Cases;
  • Experience in equipment management, with experience of providing and managing maintenance and logistic support;
  • Assisting with investigations and solution development relative to defective materials;
  • Providing practical input from the capability concept phase, through acquisition, in service life, and the disposal phase;
  • Providing input and assistance into planning budgets;
  • Initiating and updating policies, procedures and publications as required; and
  • Contributing to tender documentation.


To be successful, you will have strong relationship management capabilities with the ability to liaise with multiple stakeholders. You should have a breadth of experience in a logistics or supply chain environment, strong computer literacy skills (MS Office, SAP), project management experience, and a proven ability to meet deadlines. 

NZDF would like to add somebody to the team who is a forward thinker, a problem solver, and has a strong eye for attention to detail.

In return for your skills we offer a generous benefits package including 5 weeks annual leave and access to a range of services/discounts.

To view the Position Description and to Apply Online please use the links on this page. For further information, contact Paul Hodges on (04) 560 6967, quoting NZDF-1708012.

Applications close at 4:30pm on Wednesday 23 August 2017.

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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