Facilities Operations Administrator

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    1 month ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 12-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/2016
  • Job Title: Facilities Operations Administrator
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  • Summary:


Te Papa is seeking an Administrator to support our Facilities Operations team. We are looking for someone who is positive, friendly, customer focussed, and who can think on their feet and arrive at workable solutions, and enjoys supporting others. The successful candidate will need to be able to use MS Microsoft packages (Outlook, Word & Excel) and familiarity with account payable or purchase order practices would be an advantage.

This is not an ordinary Administrator role and a typical day may include: coordinating a range of facilities help desk requests and ensuring appropriate action is arranged; liaising with and coordinating external contractors undertaking maintenance within Te Papa; a general array of administrative tasks including replenishing stationery hubs; receipting and management of Facilities Operations purchase orders; and providing back-up relief to our team Te Papa reception area.

To be successful in this role you will need: 

  • previous experience providing exceptional front-line customer service
  • proven ability to prioritise work, multi-task, organise your work well and meet deadlines
  • demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and succinctly  
  • proven computer literacy skills, an intermediate knowledge of Word and Excel and preferably previous Technology One or other accounts payable programme experience
  • satisfaction from working in a busy work environment and taking pride in your work
  • a positive ‘can do’ attitude and desire to learn new skills

This position has the potential to provide an entry level opportunity for a career move into Finance or Facilities Management through the admin support you will provide. 

To apply please submit a cover letting setting out why you believe you are a good fit for the requirements of the role and a copy of your CV setting out your relevant experience and work history. All applicants must have the legal right to work in New Zealand and the ability to maintain this status.


Applications close on 26 February 2020