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Senior Advisor Operations NZDC

NZ Defence Force
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Manawatu - Wanganui - Palmerston North
Manawatu - Wanganui
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

  • Are you looking for a new challenge?
  • Are you interested in Training & Education?
  • Are you already an expert in learning evaluation and have savvy operational skills?

A fabulous full-time permanent opportunity has arisen within the New Zealand Defence College. 

The College is responsible for leading learning, nationwide, across NZ Defence Force.
Based at Hokowhitu, Palmerston North, the Performance and Evaluation team are looking for someone who is highly motivated to join them with evaluation advisory skills and experience.  As a Senior member of the team you will provide oversight support for the national team of evaluators at an operational level to provide a range of evaluation outputs to support NZDF individual learning.  
You would apply your expertise in reporting, workflow planning, forecasting, monitoring as well as provide technical leadership and expertise on evaluation systems.  You will work as part of an integral team to ensure that NZDF individual learning is fit for purpose, demonstrates value and contributes to meeting current and future output requirements. 
You'll know your way around the Microsoft office suite of applications, be proficient in using Excel to an advanced level and be able to quickly learn new IT systems.  You will be highly organised and proactively manage your own workload to ensure all deadlines are met. You will have excellent communication skills, the ability to communicate with a wide range of people and be able to provide excellent evaluation support and advice. You will be a team player who builds positive working relationships and has a ‘can do' attitude to helping and supporting the team and NZDF customers.

In return for your knowledge and skills we can provide you with training and support in the conduct of evaluation and use of our systems, a supportive and friendly team environment and access to a range of facilities and benefits across NZDF, including five weeks annual leave per year.
Please quote NZDF1709022 in all correspondence.

To view the Position Description and to Apply Online please use the links on this page. For further information, contact Andy Moore on 021 245 4625, quoting NZDF-1709022

Applications close at 4:30pm on Sunday September 24 2017. 

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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