Office Administrator

at Te Rūnanga of Ngāti Whakaue ki Maketū
Location Tauranga, New Zealand
Date Posted September 21, 2020
Category Admin and Clerical
Job Type Part-time
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Salary $20 - $24.99 per hour


Office Administrator Te Rūnanga of Ngāti Whakaue ki Maketū location Bay of Plenty. Salary $20 - $24.99 per hour.

Te Rūnanga of Ngāti Whakaue ki Maketū is looking for a reliable and motivated person to fill the part-time role of Kiripaepae (Office Administrator). This will be a chance to join a small team of people committed to influencing positive outcomes for the people and environment of Maketū and surrounding districts. As an Iwi based entity, knowledge and understanding of tikanga is essential, and fluency in te reo Māori is strongly preferred.

The position will report directly to the Manager and help the Rūnanga implement the Iwi Management Plan. The Kiripaepae will be responsible for the administration and co-ordination of Rūnanga activities, ensuring efficiency and compliance with Rūnanga policies.

The position is varied and requires a broad range of skills. Key tasks include (but are not limited to) clearing mail and emails. Arranging meetings and hui. Taking minutes at board meetings. Providing technical support to the board. Fielding enquiries from members, stakeholders and the general public. Maintaining and increasing a database of members.

Keeping the website and other digital media up to date. Supporting the administration of project contracts. Assisting in preparation of reports including monthly board reports. Assisting in invoice preparation and processing. Preparing funding applications. Filing and maintaining a professional office environment. Other administration duties as required.

To be considered for this role you must be able to demonstrate a range of skills and attributes including previous experience in a similar role. Sound knowledge of MS Office suite. Professional written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively. Familiarity with a range of social media platforms. A positive “can do” attitude. Reliability, self-motivation and ability to work without supervision. Excellent relationship skills. Commitment to the Maketū community.

An understanding of environmental issues, including the impact of climate change. An understanding of well-being through a kaupapa Māori lens. Knowledge and understanding of tikanga is essential. Fluency in te reo Māori is strongly preferred. This is your chance to work within an Iwi organisation that is making a difference. Hours of work are from 10.00am to 3.00pm three days per week with some evening and weekend work required. The hours required may increase over time.