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Senor Risk and Performance Analyst

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

What you will do

As the Senior Risk and Performance Analyst (Navy), you will provide subject matter expertise and technical skills for the provision of robust, factual performance, risk and issues reporting to Navy Leadership Board (NLB), and wider stakeholders across the naval system. You will be responsible for:

  • Conducting organisational analysis from quantitative and qualitative data to provide consolidated recommendations for organisational improvement across Navy;
  • Promoting best practice within performance, risk and issues management disciplines, and champion the use of effective data science and analytical methodology at strategic, operational and tactical levels.

What we need

To be successful in this role, you will be a self-starter whose experience has been working at a strategic and organisational level, where you have been a part of managing change. You will have the ambition to lead, mentor and develop staff, and be excellent at communicating and building relationships across an organisation. Additionally, you will need to have:

  • Demonstrable experience in a senior role overseeing the performance of a complex and diverse organisation;
  • Expert knowledge of performance and risk management best practice methodology;
  • Experience using business analytics software and business systems;
  • Performance Management or Risk Management training or qualifications.

Who we are

The Naval Staff provides support to the Chief of Navy in discharging statutory accountabilities to command the Navy, raise, train and maintain the Navy, and act as principal advisor on Navy matters. In doing so, the Naval Staff undertakes planning for the future, provides advice, assurance and accountability support, and corporate level co-ordination and reputation management.

The Navy Office of Strategy Management (OSM) leads strategy development and implementation for the NZDF Naval System. The functions of the OSM are planning, performance, risk, and portfolio and knowledge management. This facilitates delivery of the current Naval System and stewardship of the Future Navy.

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 an exciting opportunity to join Navy Office of Strategy Management, where you will be provided with a supportive and engaged working environment, and have the opportunity to add value and influence across a large and complex organisation.

NZDF is an inclusive organisation that is open to flexible working arrangements and welcomes applications from people regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, age, beliefs/opinions, or family circumstances.

In return for your expertise, dedication and hard work, NZDF is offering remuneration reflective of your experience, along with:

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 Elizabeth Grieve on (04) 496 0929.
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 Sunday 2 February 2020.

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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