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Project Officer

NZ Defence Force
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Job Description

Project Officer – Fixed Term to February 2018

Location: Devonport, Whenuapai or Papakura

The Defence Property Group are looking for a Project Officer to manage and lead capital and operating funded projects.  This is a fixed term position until February 2018.

This is a regional role and primary location can be based in Devonport, Whenuapai or Papakura.  This is a great opportunity to work in a diverse and unique environment.

You will have demonstrated experience and ability in the delivery of construction or property related projects, and experience in managing multiple small and medium projects and programmes. You will also have proven understanding and working knowledge of relevant property legislation (The Building Act 2004, The Resource Management Act 1991, The Health and Safety Employment Act 1992, and other related regulations), along with experience in project reporting and budgeting and standard Microsoft Office applications.

A relevant tertiary qualification in engineering, construction, or a property related discipline, or a senior trade qualification, and a full drivers licence is also a requirement of the role.
We offer a range of benefits including 5 weeks annual leave, free on-site parking and access to free gym/training facilities.  This is a great career opportunity so apply now.

Please quote NZDF-1611054 in all correspondence.
To view the Position Description and to Apply Online please use the links on this page. For further information, contact Ruth Jost on 027 202 6635, quoting NZDF-1611054.

Applications close at 4:30pm on Wednesday 14 December 2016.

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.