Project Administrator

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    5 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category:
  • Location: Auckland
  • Date Advertised: 08-NOV-19
  • Job Reference: NZ/50005
  • Job Title: Project Administrator
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  • Division:
  • Summary:
  • Build a career and be part of the future
  • Full-time, fixed-term position
  • Based in our Greenlane office, Auckland

Te Tākinatanga – Our story

Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities brings together the three existing agencies of Housing New Zealand, HLC and KiwiBuild to form a new organisation.

We do amazing, important work. We contribute to thriving communities that provide New Zealanders with good quality, affordable homes. Our work supports people to have good access to jobs, amenities and services; as well as improving the wellbeing of current and future generations. We do this by being a world class public housing provider, and partnering with others to deliver urban development projects.

Ko tā mātou mahi – Our role

An opportunity exists for a Project Administrator within our Auckland Construction Group. Our Construction teams consist of people who are passionate about making a difference. We work together to achieve our goals, help one another and are positive and enthusiastic in everything we do.

Reporting to team’s Manager of Administration and Reporting, we are seeking a confident, system and process savvy project administrator, hungry for growth, development and driving efficiency and compliance. Your core function will be to provide administrative support for your team’s development, programme and Project Managers. You will ensure the smooth processing of purchase orders, invoicing and accurate updates of Project related information.

The Project Administrator is responsible for the data integrity of information entered into our systems; therefore a high attention to detail and accuracy is a key component for this role.

Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu – What you will bring:

  • The ability to think logically and identify opportunities for continuous improvement and efficiency
  • Very strong time-management and organisational skills
  • Experience in a Procure to Pay environment, ideally Oracle would be preferable
  • Strong Microsoft Office and typing skills are required to provide analytical support
  • A willing attitude and the ability to maintain collaborative relationships

Nōu te rourou – What’s in it for you?

We offer competitive salaries, five weeks’ annual leave and a benefits package including a range of insurances, flexible working arrangements and career development. These benefits are described in more detail here

As a Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities employee, we want to make sure that you have all the tools and support you need. We want to ensure you are healthy and have work-life balance. We also want to support and grow your personal and career development through on-the-job learning, training courses, secondments and study opportunities.

Kotahitanga – One team

We have important work to do and our aspirations are big. We believe that people do their best within an environment of trust, care, contribution, humility and learning. We also do our best when we take personal responsibility to achieve our shared vision and maintain a working environment we are proud of.

The values that drive us are:

  • Te Ngakau – We trust each other and share ownership
  • Te Atawhai – We care about each other as people
  • Te Koha – Everyone’s contribution matters
  • Te Māhaki – We are humble and genuine
  • Te Ako Tonu – We continually learn and innovate

Tūhono mai – Join us

To view the position description and apply for this role, please follow the online process via

Please note: all applicants, including existing employees, need to follow this process. If you have any questions, please contact the recruitment team via

Applications close on Wednesday, 20 November 2019.

We value diversity and are committed to working with each other and our customers in an inclusive and respectful way. We welcome applicants from all walks of life and appreciate the richness of experience that your point of difference brings to the organisation.

To apply for this job, please go to our job site and enter the job code 50005GJO.