What you will do
The role of the Group Support Administrator is to provide professional, efficient and effective support services to and for veterans as well as the teams within Veterans’ Affairs (VA) and to support VA’s work with veterans and other stakeholders. This is a multi-faceted, challenging role with many parts, working in a busy, deadline-driven environment.
Please note: This is a 6 month fixed term opportunity, secondments are welcomed.
What we need
If everything you do has supporting veterans’ as your focus then you may just be who we want! Our ideal candidate will have:
With your energy and drive, you will love the challenge of working in this dynamic and fast paced environment. You’ll show a high degree of self-motivation and initiative as well as managing your time effectively. You’ll have a knack for providing exceptional customer service to all VA clients as well as building professional working relationships and networks.
You’ll be a strong team player who works collaboratively with others in the team along with being an active participant who shares ideas and supports others when required.
Who we are
Veterans’ Affairs is proud to represent and serve those who have fought in our country’s best interests and who make sacrifices – even today – to ensure New Zealand remains a free and safe country. There are an estimated 31,000 New Zealand veterans, including a large number currently serving in the New Zealand Defence Force.
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.
NZDF is an inclusive organisation that is open to flexible working arrangements and welcomes applications from people regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, age, beliefs/opinions, or family circumstances.
Veterans’ Affairs offers a friendly and positive team culture with leaders and managers who are committed to empowering their staff and supporting them to enhance their skill set. The VA team are highly committed to making a difference in the lives of our veterans and we know you will feel the same way too!
The remuneration band for this position is $53,910 – $66,595, inclusive of a 4% employer superannuation contribution.
In return for your expertise, dedication and hard work, NZDF is offering remuneration reflective of your experience, along with:
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, contact Shazia Bilal on firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 Tuesday 10 March 2020.
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
If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.