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Training Management Officer

NZ Defence Force
Job Category:
Human resources, recruitment & training
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

What you will do

As the Training Management Officer you will ensure that training and professional development offerings fit the changing needs of the Branch and are appropriate to the needs of staff.  You will be solely responsible for identifying, sourcing, organising and managing the delivery of specialist training from external providers.  You will facilitate workshops or learning modules for staff and be responsible for maintaining the Skills Framework and Development Matrix.
There are some administrative duties associated with the role.

What we need

To be successful in this role, you will be an excellent communicator who has the ability to influence and persuade stakeholders across an organisation. You will need to have: 

  • Experience in a training or staff development role;
  • Ability to conduct a learning needs analysis;
  • Great organising and administrative skills;
  • The ability to research, evaluate, organise and analyse information;
  • Competence facilitating or presenting to groups of people;
  • A relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent work experience.

Who we are

Capability Branch manages the New Zealand Defence Force's military capability upgrade and renewal programmes and projects.  The NZDF works very closely with the Ministry of Defence in undertaking these programmes and projects.

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 

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:

  • Great benefits for you and your family;
  • Full time ongoing work;
  • Fully funded life cover up to $300,000;
  • Access to holiday accommodation across NZ;
  • Variety, challenge and a chance to influence.

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 Malcolm Parkes on (04) 496 0494.
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 28 January 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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