New Zealand Defence Force

New Zealand Defence Force Palmerston North, New Zealand
Full time
Candidate Engagement Facilitator What you will do Our Candidate Engagement Facilitators work closely with the Military Recruiters. They manage candidate applications from initial application through to enlistment into the NZDF which involves communicating with the candidate, advising them of the recruitment process, providing feedback and updating their status via our Salesforce cloud based candidate management system (PCMS). Effectively this role manages expectations of candidates and is accountable for preparing the candidate for their transition into the NZDF. You will be the main point of contact for candidates, their families and members ofthe public with military recruitment enquiries for the NZDF. What we need We are seeking a customer service professional who engages fully with all stakeholders and provides an exceptional level of service on a daily basis. As a confident communicator you will engage fully with the team and wider organisation, developing and maintaining effective working relationships. Showing initiative and forward thinking to support the team and working collaboratively with others will be strengths of yours. This is a fast paced, dynamic role and your exceptional organisational skills along with your ability to manage multiple priorities will enable you to carry out tasks with a high level of efficiency and attention to detail. Strong computer skills are required and experience with Salesforce would be a huge bonus. Please note this is a 6months FTA to cover maternity leave and it is based at Palmerston North Defence Careers. Who we are The Defence Recruiting Organisation’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 This is a great opportunity to contribute to the performance and success of our organisation through the delivery of future talent. The team are highly committed to providing the best service to our candidates and we know you will feel the same way too! Check out the great benefits for you and your family when you join NZDF! 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 please contact Sandra Wolters on 021 940 639 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 Thursday 30 May 2019. 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: Low level Security Clearance most preferably a NZ citizen, who has resided in this country continuously for at least the last five years, OR is a citizen of, and/or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last five years: either Australia, Canada, NZ, the United Kingdom (UK) or the United States of America (USA); and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZ Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS) towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at this level. If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.