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Material Management Team Leader

NZ Defence Force
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Transport & Logistics
Wellington - Hutt Valley
Wellington - Wairarapa
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

What you will do
As the Material Management Team Leader (MMTL) you'll ensure that military Unit stores accounts and equipment management best business practices are used throughout the NZDF. In order to support the wider NZDF equipment management function the MMTL you'll be responsible for the day-to-day delivery of Unit audit and accounting compliance, process improvement and equipment management training to ensure that best business practices are used throughout the equipment support supply chain.
What we need
An experienced Team Leader with supply chain and asset management experience and expertise, strong understanding of inventory management and supply chain business practices as well as a good understanding of capital acquisition concepts and deliverable's.
You'll be a skilled communicator, experienced with financial management, process improvement and training development/delivery.
Your ability to focus on the strategic direction of the team, where you will develop and maintain an environment focused on continuous improvement and enhances operational performance is crucial to your success in this role. 

You'll have strong analytical research skills, knowledge of policy and strategy development, as well as experience in the management of business change. 

Ideally you'll be familiar with Integrated Logistics Support (ILS), project management and the use of corporate ERP systems (such as SAP, Oracle).  Your qualifications in Supply Chain, Asset Management and Lean Six Sigma will be beneficial to your application.
Who we are
Logistics Command (Land) is responsible for all Land logistics and is accountable for delivering effective and efficient through life logistics support to NZDF capabilities.  This includes end to end policy, plans, assurance, engineering, maintenance, supply chain and the through life management of equipment.
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.

Check out the great benefits for you and your family when you join NZDF! 
How to Apply
To view the Position Description and to Apply Online, visit our Defence Careers website, or use the links on this page. For further information, contact Colin Mackenzie on (04) 560 6971, quoting NZDF-1901033.

Applications close at 4:30pm on Monday 28 January 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

  • 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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