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Project Analyst

Employer:
NZ Defence Force
Job Category:
Policy & analysis
City/Town:
Wellington - Wellington
Region:
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
Posted Date:
11-Apr-2019
Closing Date:
01-May-2019
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Job Description

What you will do

As a Project Analyst you will assist and support the Programme Manager to manage the development and implementation of the nationwide Defence housing programme. You'll provide robust business analysis and advice, project coordination and admin services as well as identify continuous improvement initiatives.

You'll be working within a client side project environment where there is plenty of opportunity for development and the chance to gain experience with project management activities. This could be a stepping stone on your path to a project management career.    
 
What we need
 
You'll be a positive and proactive person who is self-motivated, determined and solution focused with experience in managing a wide range of stakeholders and key players. Your exceptional communication skills will enable you to develop robust, effective and credible relationships with stakeholders at all levels.
 
Ideally you will have at least 5 years' experience in programme or project delivery and the ability to develop and deliver comprehensive and challenging programmes of work.  You'll have a relevant qualification or equivalent experience and some experience in managing specialist service providers through outsourced contracts.    
  
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.
 
We are currently looking for innovative people to help us successfully deliver this programme with exciting opportunities in over 40 civilian roles across many different areas of Defence Estate and Infrastructure, including; strategy, performance, transformation, PMO and delivery. 
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
 
This is your opportunity to bring your passion, knowledge and experience to Defence Estate and Infrastructure.  In return for your knowledge, experience and drive, we can reward you with challenging opportunities working in a supportive, motivated and forward-thinking team and unique working environment based in Wellington.
 
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 please visit our Defence Careers website, or use the links on this page. For more information contact Andrew Rogers on (021) 929 631 quoting NZDF-1904029.

Applications close on Wednesday 1 May 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:

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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