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Payments Officer

Ministry of Health
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Payments Officer

Finance & Performance

Sector Operations Group - Dunedin


We have an exciting opportunity for a Payments Officer within the Sector Operations Group. You will support the team to become a Centre of Excellence through a programme of continuous business improvement. If you enjoy working with motivated, fun-loving, goal-oriented achievers, Sector Operations friendly environment offers a great place to work.


You will be responsible for managing the receipt, data collection and processing of claimant payments, and to manage the eligibility and documentation associated with these payments.

You will have a strong customer focus and provide support and advice to claimants and the Sector with queries and requests relating to their payments.


Do you want to work in a supportive environment and:

  • Have fast and accurate keyboard skills
  • Have an eye for detail and are results-focused
  • Pick up new systems quickly
  • Are flexible and willing to adapt to change and new challenges


We are looking for someone with experience in:

  • Processing of payments and data entry
  • Delivering a high standard of customer service to a range of people
  • Problem solving and resolution
  • Team work to achieve goals and performance targets


This is a Full Time permanent position based in Dunedin.

For further information on this position, please contact Stephen Stock on 03 474 8041 or email


To apply for this position provide your current Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter outlining your background and your interest in the role. All applications must be made online.


The Ministry of Health is committed to equal opportunity in all our employment policies and procedures. All staff – regardless of gender, race, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, religious or ethical beliefs, political opinion or union affiliation – have access to equal employment opportunities. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workforce and we are willing to consider flexible working arrangements.

Applications close 25 January 2018

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