Content Management Specialist

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 months ago
  • Category:
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: Information / Records Management
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 26-JAN-21
  • Job Reference: 34073-1
  • Job Title: Content Management Specialist
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  • Summary:

We currently have a permanent full-time position available for a Content Management Specialist. This role reports to the Product Manager, Information and Data and will be based in our Wellington Customhouse. This is a newly created role intended to support and direct the use of a content management system within Customs. 

The Content Management Specialist role is responsible for designing, building and maintenance of systems to support the information management processes within NZ Customs.  This role will provide support for the information management lifecycle, including working closely with other roles and teams to assist with the application of policy, and compliance with relevant legislation. 

NZ Customs has a significant amount of information, datasets, records, and documents, and this role will support a number of products and systems used to ensure these assets are managed appropriately. 

To be successful as a Content Management Specialist, the appointee requires the following knowledge, experience, skills and personal attributes:

  • A high level of understanding of Information Management processes within Government.
  • Experience designing and implementing information and content management systems including content repositories, workflow, metadata management, retention management, and content discovery.
  • Significant and verifiable experience supporting the design, management and maintenance of Sharepoint Online, Microsoft Teams, One Drive, and other Office 365 and Microsoft 365 products. .
  • The ability to develop practical and pragmatic information architecture, hierarchy, ontology and taxonomy as well as promoting the use of unstructured information repository’s and modern information and content discovery tools.
  • An ability to adapt to, and learn new technologies and methodologies as required.

To Apply:

To join Customs in any role you must be a New Zealand citizen or NZ permanent resident* and be able to obtain and retain Confidential security clearance.

(*) A New Zealand Citizen or New Zealand Permanent Resident who has resided continuously in New Zealand for the last 5 years and resides in NZ at time of application;

OR a New Zealand Citizen or New Zealand Permanent Resident who has resided in New Zealand for the last 5 years and resides in NZ at time of application, but may have been absent from New Zealand for periods of six or more months within the past five years, preferably in one or more of the following countries: either Australia, Canada, UK or the USA. You will be required to provide overseas police certificates for these periods spent outside of New Zealand.

To express your interest on line please apply now by submitting a CV and Cover Letter that demonstrates your ability to meet the competencies required for the role as outlined in the position description. If you have any questions about the role please contact John Priest at or Suzanne Leahy at

Applications close 11pm 12 February 2021.

Candidates who applied for this position in December 2020 need not re-apply!

New Zealand Customs Service | Te Mana Ārai o Aotearoa is a member of Diversity Works New Zealand and is committed to developing a diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace. We provide equal employment opportunities and welcome applications from everyone who can meet the requirements of the role.