What you will do
You will be responsible for delivering quality, timely and cost effective equipment support and will manage all in-service aspects regarding the acquisition, through life management and disposal of the Light Vehicles which includes; light operational vehicles, domestic operational vehicles, light trailers and motorcycles.
What we need
A Fleet Manager that has a strong understanding of the motor transport industry, including knowledge around the statutory requirements for motor vehicles and insurance, and vehicle fleet management best practice.
You will require a good understanding of fleet procurement, integrated logistics support, fleet optimisation and disposal.
Your skills in leadership, problem solving, risk management and prioritisation will be crucial to your success in this role, as well as a high level of attention to detail, experience in the use of a corporate ERP system (such as SAP or Oracle). Strong communication skills with the ability to translate technical language and complex information into effective communications.
Who we are
The Defence Equipment Management Organisation (DEMO) will provide a single point of accountability for the through-life management of non-platform equipment across the Land, Air and Maritime environments thereby ensuring that all equipment receives consistent strategic logistic support whilst in service within the NZDF.
This organisation will be accountable for the day to day delivery of strategic management of equipment and the associated through life Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) enabling NZDF to meet its business and operational objectives to the appropriate standards.
Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) 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.
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;
Fully funded life cover up to $300,000;
Access to holiday accommodation across NZ;
Flexible working environment and positive culture;
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 Gerry Smith on 021 991 527.
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 onWednesday 22 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 whohas resided continuouslyin this country for the last10 years, OR
is a citizen of,and/or has resided continuouslyin one or more of the following countries for the last10 years: either Australia, Canada, NZ, UK or the USA;andhas 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.