School Property Officer – New Plymouth OR

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    1 month ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
  • Category: Administration/Support Services
  • Location: Whanganui
  • Date Advertised: 19-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: EDU/1449652
  • Job Title: School Property Officer – New Plymouth OR
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Kia ora, Bula Vinaka, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Fakatalofa atu, Kia orana, Malo e lelei, Malo ni, Talofa lava, Tena koutou katoa and welcome.

  • Fixed Term – 2 years – Fulltime
  • Kickstart your property portfolio career!
  • Applications will be considered in either location

Help shape the future of Education

At the Ministry of Education, we work together to shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes.

Our organisation is made up of more than 3,000 talented and committed people around New Zealand, from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures.

While we work in different groups and on different things, we all strive every day to make the biggest difference we can for every child, young person and adult student in our education system.

About our group and team

Education Infrastructure Service (EIS), a part of the Ministry of Education, creates and supports safe, healthy, inspiring and ICT enabled learning environments. EIS manages the Crown’s second largest property portfolio of around 2,500 schools with a book value of $17.8 billion, is responsible for the largest payroll in the country, and transports over 100,000 students to and from school each day.

Infrastructure Advisory Services is a team within the Education Infrastructure Service which provides support and guidance to state schools in the management of crown owned property and in undertaking property related work on school land and buildings.

About this role

The School Property Officer is primarily responsible for administrative and financial processing tasks in support of Property Advisors across the region. This includes processing of schools property project documentation, property plans, payment of invoices, scanning, data input and database management, filing and archiving.   The role also assists in fostering and managing relationships between schools and the Ministry by responding to queries and information requests.

This position is an opportunity for someone with administration and financial skills who has an interest in asset management. It will give you a flavour of what property portfolio management within the Ministry involves, leading to more specialised work as your career progresses through the organisation. Because the Ministry is one of New Zealand’s largest and diverse infrastructure owners, that career will provide opportunities to experience every facet of asset related disciplines available in this country. 

Please note there is more information in the attached Job Description.

About you

If you consider yourself to be an efficient and organised self-starter with a high work ethic; this is a fantastic opportunity to develop a career in a challenging and rewarding environment. 

You will also offer:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail and a systematic approach to processing documentation
  • A demonstrated knowledge of data management and reporting processes
  • Highly developed relationship management and customer service skills
  • Experience working within a property related team
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office and financial systems.

If you’d like to bring your skills to a rewarding role within an organisation that’s continuously reaching goals and striving for a better future for New Zealand, we’d love to hear from you.

Are you ready to make a difference?

We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds, including Māori, Pacific and those with disabilities, who will enrich our understanding of the education system.

As a government agency, the Ministry is committed to keeping to the Treaty of Waitangi’s guiding principles in our work for and with Māori students, their whānau, hapū and iwi.

Please review the Job Description attached and if this opportunity interests you, and you meet the requirements please apply now using the ‘Apply Online’ button. 

For further information please contact Stephanie Phillips

Applications close at midnight – Tuesday 3 March 2020.