Candidate Engagement Manager
New Zealand Army
Palmerston North, Manawatu , NZ
6d ago

What you will do

The Directorate of Defence Recruiting is looking for a skilled and experienced manager to drive and lead a team of Candidate Engagement Facilitators who support military recruitment across NZDF Recruiting Offices in New Plymouth, Palmerston North, Napier and Wellington.

Based in Palmerston North you will be responsible for providing proactive advice, guidance and training to your team, ensuring they prepare suitable candidates according to the targets and time frames required to support the Army, Navy and Air Forces workforce development goals.

You will actively develop your team and build strong relationships with key Stakeholders across the NZDF. You will also be responsible for your own small portfolio of NZDF military recruitment candidates.

What we need

An experienced manager skilled in managing high volume workloads, prioritisation and attention to detail, with experience managing remote teams.

You’ll be delivery focussed, proactive, demonstrate the ability to lead teams to success and have a passion to succeed.

Our ideal candidate has an undergraduate qualification in Business Studies or a relevant field, excellent relationship building and communication skills and the ability to coordinate multiple activities across different teams and departments whilst maintaining a high level of service and leadership.

Who we are

The Directorate of Recruiting’s purpose is to Deliver Future Talent . Specifically, the objectives are to deliver on quantity, quality and diversity elements.

Quantity means meeting targets set by workforce planners. Quality means recruiting people who will perform and contribute to the organisation over time.

Diversity means generating a diverse workforce by recruiting from all talent pools.

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 :

  • Fully funded life cover up to $300,000;
  • Access to holiday accommodation across NZ;
  • Discounts Handbook for selected retail, entertainment and service providers;
  • 5 weeks annual leave per year;
  • Free onsite parking and great nearby amenities;
  • Flexible working environment and positive culture;
  • Opportunities for career development.
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