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Supply Chain Manager

NZ Defence Force
Job Category:
Project/Procurement/Risk Assurance
Auckland - Helensville
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

What you will do

In this role, you will be responsible for the management of supply and technical personnel in the supply chain Hercules Fleet Support team and the effective and efficient delivery of Supply Chain support to RNZAF Auckland based aircraft. In doing this you are accountable for the SAP analysis to produce accurate budget management and reporting for both operating and capital allocations; to ensure Technical Airworthiness compliance is maintained for all procurement and repair activity and to develop strategic vendor relationships.

This position is also responsible for the availability of Aeronautical rotable assets and consumable inventory, through planning and monitoring supply chain forecasts and fulfilment activities either by procurement, repair or replacement.

What we need

We are seeking a person with a strong understanding of current inventory management and supply chain business practices who is also technically minded. If you have an understanding of aircraft,  or aviation even better.

This is an integral role within the Squadron which requires good planning skills, the ability to liaise with a wide variety of people and a passion for supply chain and logistics support.

You will bring significant experience in supply chain where you have managed vendor relationships and been heavily involved in contract management. You have an eye for data and analysing information enabling you to make effective recommendations and support continuous improvement.

Good computer skills are essential especially within SAP. You will bring sound financial planning and budgetry experience.
A relative Tertiary qualification is required.

Who we are

The purpose of the office of Logistics Command (Air) is to manage the effective and efficient delivery of logistics support specific to all NZDF aviation platforms, installed systems, components and support 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 to 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 please visit our Defence Careers website, or use the links on this page.
Please note: If you are an existing NZDF employee (exlcuding contractors) you must apply through our Internal Vacancies site, via the HR Toolkit.

Applications close on Tuesday 25 June 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 in this country continuously for at least the last ten years, OR

  • is a citizen of, and/or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last ten 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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