Administrative and Project Assistant

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    4 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 18-OCT-19
  • Job Reference: NZ/164
  • Job Title: Administrative and Project Assistant
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  • Summary:

Full-time Administrative & Project Assistant – Wellington


The purpose of the Health and Disability Commissioner is to promote and protect health and disability services consumers’ rights and to facilitate the fair and efficient resolution of complaints relating to infringement of those rights.


We are looking for a full-time, permanent Administrative & Project Assistant who is friendly, shows initiative, has excellent communication skills and is well organised. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing secretarial and administrative support to the Deputy Commissioner, Disability; the Director of Advocacy and the Policy and Strategy Team.

 This role offers variety, in a supportive working environment with opportunities for future development. It is a full time 40 hours per week position.


To be successful in the role you will need:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft computer packages (Including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Experience working as a Secretary or Administrative Assistant
  • Sound organisational skills and an eye for detail
  • The ability to communicate clearly and effectively with people from a wide cross section of the community
  • The ability to work with a high level of initiative and discretion
  • Effective time management skills as well as the ability to meet deadlines.


All applicants must complete an online HDC application form in order to be considered.  Please visit the HDC website for the position description and to complete the application form:


Address your cover letter to the Senior HR Advisor, Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner, PO Box 1791, Auckland 1140.  Email enquiries to


Applications for this role close 4.30pm, Tuesday 29 October 2019