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NEA Requirements Manager

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

What you will do

Support the Capability Branch Project Managers and Capability Integration Leads  and manage requirements throughout the capability life cycle. You will be the Lead on the development and drafting of requirements to support the acquisition of NZDF capabilities.

You will be the subject matter expert on requirements-related methodologies and processes, and be responsible for the process of generation, elicitation, analysis and management of the requirements for the NEA Programme and its Integrated Project Teams. The role will also conduct planning and co-ordination of Programme system engineering effort. This reflects the technical nature of the capabilities delivered under the NEA Programme.

What we need

This challenging role requires a motivated, big picture thinker with a logical mind and superb analytical skills. You will need an appreciation of requirements development methodologies, the ability to turn insights into solutions, and the desire to deliver results.

You'll be adaptable, curious, a great problem solver and able to work across various domains, stakeholders and projects with ease to achieve your goal. You'll need a collaborative approach with the ability to understand challenges and communicate easily with different audiences.
You will have outstanding communication and interpersonal skills and enjoy developing strong relationships with stakeholders, building and maintaining trusting relationships with requirements leads and requirements engineers throughout the MOD and NZDF Organisations.

Who we are

The NEA programme is a Unit within the Capability Branch of NZ Defence Force. The Programmes purpose is to deliver transformational Command, Control, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance capabilities to the NZ Army. The Programme is responsible for efficient and effective management of the Network Enabled Army capability development and delivery as well as provide capability management oversight. This will contribute significantly to the NZDF Integrated Defence Force as part of Capability Branch, the programme provides a single point of accountability for these elements and will deliver outputs that enable the delivery of joint effects.

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 choice.  There are some exciting and challenging times ahead for this Programme and so join this team and be ready to make a HUGE difference.
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 further information, contact Phil Collett on (04) 496 1226.

Please note: If you are an existing NZDF employee (excluding contractors) you must apply through our Internal Vacancies site, via the HR Toolkit.

Applications close on Tuesday 27 August 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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