• Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    6 months ago
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  • Job Type:
  • Category: Administration
  • Location: Wellington (Te Whanganui a Tara)
  • Date Advertised: 03-FEB-21
  • Job Reference: APA/1509683
  • Job Title: Administrator
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  • Summary:
  • Are you an all-rounder who loves working at pace and providing service with a smile across a range of admin requests?
  • This could the be perfect job for you!
  • We are currently looking for a number of Administrators to backfill team members that are going on secondments.


About the role | Mō te tūnga

You will be part of a small team providing centralised team admin support primarily to the DCE Māori business group. The role is often primarily booking travel, processing invoices for payment and providing admin support for meetings and workshops. However, this team provides valuable support for whatever is needed! Other key tasks may include minute taking, preparing presentations, event management, dashboard reporting, printing, filing, purchasing – whatever ways you’ll be able to find to help out across the group.

You will enjoy working collaboratively as one team and working together to deliver prompt, high quality service. You’ll  be brilliant at multitasking, able to follow and adhere to policies and procedures, and have sound judgement in prioritising tasks and activities to meet deadlines.


Skills & Experience | Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako

For this role, it is important that you highlight your experiences and skills in your CV and cover letter.  The preferred candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • A proactive and positive attitude
  • Ability to multitask and display common sense
  • Excellent customer and communication skills
  • A high level of proficiency in computer software and database systems

If you have the skills and experience that we are looking for then we would love to hear from you!

The salary range for this role is $46,041 – $54, 166 and progression is dependent of required competency levels. 

Applicants must be a New Zealand citizen, New Zealand Resident Permit holder, Australian citizen or an Australian resident who holds a current Australian Resident Return Visa.


Mō mātou | About us

Ara Poutama Aotearoa is a name that has been gifted to us and is our commitment to improving the oranga and safety of the people, whānau, and that of the communities we serve across the motu. 

As a values-led organisation, we use the principles of rangatira (leadership), manaaki (respect), wairua (spirituality), kaitiaki (guardianship) and whānau (relationships) to shape how we work and deliver the outcomes in our strategy – Hōkai Rangi (

It is an exciting time to join us and we continue to seek out talented individuals who are committed to an inclusive, vibrant workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals, and that of the collective talent in our whānau.


Tono ināianei | Apply Now

To apply, please submit a tailored CV and a cover letter (PDF) describing your motivation for joining the department highlighting relevant skills and experience. Alignment to our kaupapa is critical to our success – we ask that you align your examples to reflect and demonstrate our organisation values

All applications must be submitted through our careers site to ensure transparency. Applications received via email will not be considered.  If you want to find out more about a career with us, visit or email our team at