MKM Forum Administrator, (Temporary), Operations Group, Tauranga

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    2 months ago
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  • Category: Administration/Office Support
  • Location: Tauranga
  • Date Advertised: 12-NOV-19
  • Job Reference: DOC/400/3100/4T
  • Job Title: MKM Forum Administrator, (Temporary), Operations Group, Tauranga
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Do you have administrative experience and would like to work in a friendly and interesting environment, assisting a group of people who are tasked with looking after the health and wellbeing of the Kaimai Mamaku Ranges and Forests?


The Manaaki Kaimai Mamaku Trust (MKMT) Forum Office is currently based at the Department of Conservation (DOC) office in Greerton, Tauranga.  DOC is hosting this role and funding comes from Trustpower both strategic partners and supporters of the MKMT Forum.  We appreciate their support, alongside the Bay of Plenty Regional Council (BOPRC) and the Waikato Regional Council (WRC).


The role involves assisting the MKMT Forum Coordinator to co-ordinate the work of the MKMT Forum Steering Group (FSG) and three Forum Project groups (FPGs) for Water, Biodiversity and People.  This involves arranging monthly meetings, assisting with note taking, and hosting duties for internal and external visitors.


Supporting the MKMT Forum Coordinator with administrative duties and back up is central to this role.  Excellent computer skills a must and use of new technologies as a tool, would be an additional skill to give you the edge.  Essentially its freeing up the MKMT Forum Coordinator so she can focus on external work.


Core components of the role include:

  • A positive and professional demeanour
  • Enjoys meeting and engaging with people
  • Attention to detail and juggling multiple responsibilities
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills


The ideal applicant will:

  • Have a tertiary qualification, or equivalent experience, in business and/or business administration
  • Have strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Be a team player with strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • Be comfortable about working with whanau, hapū and Iwi and have respect for te ao Māori me ngā tikanga.


Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory, including a valid work visa covering the whole period of employment if applying internationally.

Any queries, please contact Wendy Rapana at or 027 208 7196

Please apply online via the DOC Careers Centre.  Applications must include a cover letter, CV and evidence of the required capabilities as per the project description. 

Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 25 November 2019.

DOC is committed to a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve, and to creating an inclusive workplace culture.