Administration Officer

at Ministry of Social Development
Published August 17, 2023
Location Wairoa, New Zealand
Category Admin and Clerical  
Job Type Full-time  


Administration Officer Ministry of Social Development location Hawkes Bay.

About us the Ministry of Social Development is a people-centred organisation. We’re in communities across the motu, working with partners to help New Zealanders be safe, strong and independent.

We provide social policy and advice to government and assistance, including income, employment and housing support to people of all ages, families, whānau and communities. As a Te Tiriti o Waitangi partner we are committed to supporting and enabling Māori, whānau, hapū, Iwi and communities to realise their own potential and aspirations.

Our people are as diverse as the communities we serve. We care about the wellbeing and success of our people and provide a supportive and inclusive working environment where people can thrive and be who they are.

Full time fixed term/Secondment opportunity to June 2024. We have an opportunity for an administration professional to assist our Flaxmere and Waipukurau Office team’s with a wide range of administrative support.

About the role in this role, you are responsible for providing support to the Flaxmere and Waipukurau office’s and the wider region as required. Some tasks will relate to calendar and email management, meeting coordination, travel bookings, fleet management, building/property queries/resolution, reception duties and general support. You must be able to act with professionalism, discretion and confidentiality in this role.

About you, you are a team player who works well under pressure. You can work effectively in all types of situations. You are client focussed. No task is too big or too small, you are a quick learner and get things done.

You have good computer knowledge including Microsoft Office, particularly Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel. Good communication skills and ability to engage effectively with people from varied backgrounds and professions. Knowledge of the Ministries systems would be advantageous. Full NZ Driver’s Licence and ability to drive Ministry vehicles as required.

We offer starting salary $58,707 to $70,864 per annum in line with skills, experience and other factors. The chance to be part of a team that is focused on serving New Zealanders who need our support.

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