Regional Administrator

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 03-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/1454384
  • Job Title: Regional Administrator
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Regional Administrator

Wellington City

Fixed Term up to 12 months, full-time hours

  • Customer focussed business services role with variety
  • Opportunity to further your skills and experience 

We are seeking an experienced administrator to join our regional administration services team that delivers services across the Lower North Island. This is a fixed term position, for up to 12 months covering a team member on secondment.

You’ll be part of strong performing team providing business services. The ability to learn quickly, adapt to new situations, and turn your hand to a range of responsibilities is needed. 

Customer service is essential, so you’ll bring a superb customer attitude, approachable style, strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to relate to a range of customers and stakeholders. You’ll have solid organisational skills, the ability to multi-task and think outside the square to achieve tight deadlines, while maintaining a high level of accuracy.

You’ll enjoy tasks such as: 

  • Assist with payroll, finance, procurement and contract processing 
  • Deliver regular administration functions to support frontline services
  • Support Site Managers and staff with system processes 
  • Information management and reporting
  • Provide business support to the team’s manager.

To be successful in this role:

  • Competent business support know-how and good attention to detail 
  • Confidence in advising staff on business processes and resolving queries
  • Professional and articulate telephone manner
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite
  • A can-do attitude and a good sense of humour
  • A tertiary qualification would be of value
  • A clean, current full New Zealand driver’s licence is needed.

We offer:

  • A rewarding career where you will work in a value-based role truly making a difference.
  • Colleagues who are committed to the highest standards of strengths-based social work practice.
  • On-going training and supervision
  • The opportunity to make a difference in the lives of tamariki and rangatahi
  • Discounts on Southern Cross Health insurance.
  • Access to a government banking package with Westpac – special offers and rates.

We look forward to hearing from you.

About us:
Oranga Tamariki – Ministry for Children, supports children and young people in New Zealand. Oranga Tamariki works to advance the wellbeing and positive long-term outcomes for children and young people. In everything we do, the wellbeing and best interests of children are paramount. The voices of children and young people underpin the design and operation of our services. 
How to apply:
Please apply through the apply button and upload your CV and cover letter as part of your application.

Internal Oranga Tamariki employees – please apply through your MyHR portal at work. 

If you have any questions about the role, please contact Petri Le Roux on (04) 894 5341 or

Applications close: Thursday 19 March 2020


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