Manager Land Integration
New Zealand Army
Trentham, Wellington , NZ
5d ago

What you will do

You will be responsible for the effective management of staff who plan business change and through-life support of projects that help the NZ Army.

You will follow well-defined and established processes set out in the Capability Management Framework. You will support Capability Branch and NZ Army with technical oversight of landworthiness, operational test and evaluation, and safety and risk management processes.

Key deliverables include :

  • Providing technical leadership and assurance to enable business change within the land domain to support the NZ Army;
  • Producing Land Capability Integration strategy and plans, including all documentation specified by Capability Branch processes;
  • Supporting equipment lifecycles and sustainability through the established ILS framework;
  • Assisting with landworthiness processes and procedures;
  • Communicating, engaging and consulting with key capability stakeholders to achieve business results; and
  • Leading groups of people through motivation, guidance and coaching.
  • What we need

  • You will be an experienced leader with proven experience effectively managing technical teams and experts. You will be working with a wide variety of stakeholders and partners to deliver results;
  • so your interpersonal skills, including influence and engagement, will be key to your success.

    You will also bring :

  • Proven project management experience including familiarity with project management methodologies;
  • Experience making strategic decisions considering possible implications; and
  • Strong investigative, evaluative and adaptive thinking skills with an ability to critically analyse complex information and make effective recommendations.
  • Ideally, you will bring knowledge and understanding of NZDF and its complexities, but this is not essential.

    Who we are

    The purpose of the Capability Branch is to provide efficient and effective management of NZDF capability development and delivery as well as provide capability management oversight.

    All of these contribute significantly to the total NZDF capability lifecycle. Capability Branch provides a single point of accountability for these elements and delivers outputs that enable the delivery of joint effects.

    Capability Branch fosters contemporary military specialist knowledge and future thinking operates using project and financial management disciplines and provides programme and project quality assurance oversight.

    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 :

  • 5 weeks annual leave per year;
  • Free onsite parking and great nearby amenities;
  • Variety, challenge and a chance to influence.
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