Support Officer – Auckland Central

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    1 month ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: Other
  • Location: Auckland
  • Date Advertised: 10-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: MBIE/1447360
  • Job Title: Support Officer – Auckland Central
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  • Division:
  • Summary:
  • Exciting and challenging role providing support in decision making process
  • Make a difference with Immigration New Zealand
  • Permanent role, Auckland city based

About the role

A new and exciting opportunity has come about for a motivated Support Officer in the Refugee and Migrant Services Branch of Immigration New Zealand. As Support Officer you will contribute to the operations by providing support for data entry, file coordination and office administration.

Skills and experience required:

We are keen to hear from you if you have:

  • Excellent communication skills including sound written skills
  • Ability to quickly assimilate new information and areas of work
  • Data entry skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask and manage a range of support functions
  • Working without supervision managing and organising fluctuating workloads in sometimes stressful situations
  • Good appreciation of quality service delivery and excellent organising ability
  • Ability to deliver in strict timeframes
  • Apply common sense, logical thinking skills and flexibility
  • Work effectively with your manager and colleagues to achieve team goals and meet customer expectations
  • Build positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Problem solve and think outside the box  

About the team:

This role is in the Support Services Team, Refugee Quota Programme, within the Refugee and Migrant Services Branch of the Immigration New Zealand. The role will be based at the Refugee Status Unit at 167 b Victoria Street, Auckland. The role will require working at other offices of the Refugee and Migrant Services Branch including the Refugee Quota Programme as required.

Why work for us?

The Support Officer is a team member position in MBIE.  The Support Officer will bring their business understanding and perspective to work in partnership with their manager and other staff. This role contributes to the operations of the Support Services team by providing excellent data entry services, file coordination and general administration support to the Refugee Quota and Refugee Status teams. The Support Officer is responsible for ensuring quality and consistency of advice and practices in relation to their contribution to the team’s work and providing excellent customer service and administrative support to the whole Refugee Unit.

About MBIE:

MBIE is the lead agency for making it easier for business to work with government.  MBIE’s purpose is to grow the New Zealand economy to provide a better standard of living for all New Zealanders.  We do this by working with others to help businesses to be more competitive, improving job opportunities and by ensuring quality housing is more affordable. 

The functions of the Refugee Unit are to process claims to refugee and protected person status for any people who fear returning to a country where they risk serious harm, torture, or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, to consider cessation and cancellation of refugee and protection status where appropriate and to promote coordinated responses to refugee issues, capacity building and the ongoing development of policies and best practice in refugee protection.

How to apply:

Click on the APPLY button below in order to be directed to our on-line careers website.  You may view a position description at this site, as well as complete the on-line application, and upload a CV and cover letter. For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.

Email Sarah Hutcheson at sarah.hutcheson@mbie.govt.nz quoting ref MBIE/1443360 if you have any further questions.

Applications close at 5pm on Friday 21 February 2020