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Team Leader Planning (Estate Delivery) NZDF-1709014

NZ Defence Force
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Project managers
Wellington - Upper Hutt
Wellington - Wairarapa
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Job Description

  • Great fixed term opportunity
  • Lead the Estate Planning and the Programme Development team

  • Identify estate changes needed to meet military capability requirements.


Estate and infrastructure are critical enablers for the delivery of NZDF military capabilities; don't miss out on this opportunity!

The NZDF Estate and its 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 estate is a complex network of approximately 81,000 hectares and 5000 buildings spread across nine camps and bases, two large land training areas and various regional locations. The purpose of the Defence Estate and Infrastructure organisation is to develop, maintain and manage land and infrastructure assets to support NZDF military capabilities and all of government outcomes.

Based in either Wellington or Trentham and reporting through to the Deputy Director Programmes, Plans and Compliance, you will be leading the Planning (Estate Delivery) team while having overall responsibility for programmes for NZDF property and estate planning and development.

The Team Leader Planning (Estate Delivery) is will work with single Services and NZDF HQ to identify estate changes needed to meet their military capability requirements. The role will undertake systematic analysis of these current needs and develop specific planning programmes that deliver efficient and effective redevelopment outcomes for the Defence Estate.

NZDF is a dynamic organisation and this is a very exciting time to join the Defence Estate and Infrastructure unit as they work towards supporting the delivery of Strategy 2025 which sets out the vision of an Integrated Defence Force.

We are seeking a person who has significant experience in leading complex infrastructure planning; this experience has given you the ability to deal with complex issues and a strong understanding of infrastructure planning while maintaining high standards of quality assurance. You are an experienced people manager who by working collaboratively knows how to get the best out of your team.

Ideally you will have a Tertiary level qualification (Degree level) or equivalent professional level qualification in a relevant business area or relevant business experience. PRINCE2 certification to at least Foundation level is highly desirable.

This is a fixed term position until June 2019.

Please quote NZDF-1709014 in all correspondence.

To view the Position Description and to Apply Online please use the links on this page. For further information, contact Andre Olivier on 021 243 1014, quoting NZDF-1709014.
Applications close at 4:30pm on 28 September 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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