Technical Administrator – fixed term

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type:
  • Category: Administration
  • Location: Multiple Locations
  • Date Advertised: 11-NOV-19
  • Job Reference: NZTA/1432267
  • Job Title: Technical Administrator – fixed term
  • Business Unit:
  • Division:
  • Summary:
  • Data entry and management of multiple databases
  • Provide administration support
  • Fixed term until June 2020 – Palmerston North or Wellington location


About us | Ko wai mātou

At the NZ Transport Agency, it all starts with our people. The organisation’s performance and success depends on the people who choose to make this a great place to work and make a difference for New Zealand. The Transport Agency has a strong future focus, understanding that new technologies and changing customer expectations mean the transport system we know today will not be the one we deliver in ten years’ time.

The Regulatory Services group ensures focused, clear, effective end to end regulatory systems management of risks and improve safety and regulatory outcomes by creating a primary accountability for regulatory management. The group is accountable for operational policy, entry, in-service performance, and exit functions to manage harms and risk. The group ensures the setting of clear and consistent expectations in terms of policy, practices, procedures and processes so that customers and regulated parties know what is expected of them and what to expect from us. 

The opportunity | Te Whiwhinga mahi

As our Technical Administrator you will provide timely, effective and efficient technical administrative and support services to the team.  You will be supporting a project in transition to business as usual. The project was established to review high risk drivers through desk top analysis and impose sanctions where the driver does not meet fitness and propriety.   You will support a team of project specialists and prepare relevant documentation for decisions makers and ensure the process runs smoothly and efficiently. 

We are looking for administrative superstars who have previously worked in regulatory or workflow environment to come and join our supportive and close-knit team.  Your excellent time management and prioritisation skills be the key to your success as you juggle multiple cases at any given time. 

This role will involve regular travel between Wellington and Palmerston North.

About you | Ko wai koe

To be successful in this role, you will bring:

  • Proven experience in an administrative role supporting technical people eg. in a legal office or contracts based work
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong experience with workflow processes 
  • The ability to multitask and prioritise as you manage your busy workload  
  • Highly developed computer literacy, including Word and Excel
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in building and fostering relationships
  • Flexibility  and the ability to adapt quickly
  • Continuous improvement ethos

Applications close | Rā Katinga: 20 November 2019

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To be considered for this position you must have a legal right to live and work in New Zealand.

NZ Transport Agency is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

At the Agency we recognise the importance of diversity and inclusion and are committed to providing a working environment that embraces these values.

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