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Insurance Manager

NZ Defence Force
Job Category:
Accounting & finance
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Part Time
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Job Description

  • Part time role for 30 hours per week.
  • Are you an experienced and business savvy professional?
  • Do you have exceptional communication and influencing skills?

What you will do
The Insurance Manager is responsible for developing and delivering a strategically relevant and economically appropriate insurance programme and for providing in-house leadership and subject matter expertise about insurance and related matters to the NZDF Leadership, Management and other personnel.   You will work in partnership with the organisation to ensure that the most cost effective approach is taken while ensuring our unique assets are well protected. 
What we need
You are a highly motivated, self-starter with experience in a complex business environment where you have demonstrated the application of relevant risk management tools to protect an organisations asset base.  As a business savvy individual you are highly effective at a strategic level, take a forward thinking approach to planning and managing risks as well as influencing long term decision making and policy development.
You are a confident communicator, networker and influencer who proactively engages with internal and external stakeholders and builds strong professional relationships based on trust, integrity and expertise.  As a dynamic leader you lead from the front to consistently deliver exceptional service and quality outcomes along with encouraging and empowering others to do the same.
Who we are
The purpose of NZDF Finance is to assist the Government and NZDF utilise resources to deliver an optimised military effect through the provision of strategic financial management services enabling integrated capability decisions. 
Our people share common purpose and a strong personnel commitment to achieving the best outcomes for the NZDF. We value collaboration and cooperation and our unique skills and abilities complement others in our group. We engage with our colleagues and customers and enjoy achieving personally and as a team. Our people behave with integrity and are known for their skills and expertise. We communicate openly to ensure the efficient flow of information and knowledge. We want to be recognised as the best in the public sector and to achieve this we want the best talent. 
Why Us
This is your opportunity to bring your passion, knowledge and experience to NZDF Finance.  In return for your experience and drive, we can reward you with challenging opportunities, exposure to a one of the most unique and complex asset bases in NZ and a unique range of experiences.  Along with a positive working environment within a supportive, high performing and forward-thinking team.  
Check out the great benefits for you and your family when you join NZDF! 
How to Apply

To view Position Descriptions and to ‘Apply Online', please use the links on this page. For further information, contact Fiona Stockdill – Financial Controller on 021 925 383.

This position is part time for 30 hours per week.

Applications close at 7:00 pm on Sunday 28 October 2018.

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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