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Team Administrator, Insights MSD

Ministry of Social Development
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Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Team Administrator, Insights MSD

  • Do you want to be part of a diverse team who work together to ensure a positive difference for New Zealander's?
  • Do you have 1+ years of hands on administrative support experience?
  • Are you proactive with a solutions focused 
  • Can you juggle multiple priorities with a smile on your face?

Then this is the perfect opportunity for you to further your administrative career.

About the Ministry of Social Development (MSD)

Our Ministry is all about helping to build successful individuals, and in turn building strong, healthy families and communities. MSD is the lead agency for the social sector. 

Our vision is to help New Zealanders to help themselves to be safe, strong and independent. We're always looking out for talented, energetic, creative and dedicated people who want to make a difference.

About our Team

At Insights MSD we help the Ministry to make better decisions using our expertise for research, evaluation, reporting and data analytics. Our focus is on supporting the integration of insights into action, and contributing to innovation and continuous improvement. 

We are seeking an experienced administrator looking to enhance their current skills and further their administrative career. We are looking for someone who is proactive, possesses both reliability and consistency, able to learn and problem solve, and have strong organisational skills. You will support two busy tier four Managers and their teams. 

You will be responsible for the following (but not limited to): 

  • diary management for two Managers including prioritising their tasks
  • financial administration in collaboration with the group's finance manager 
  • support with recruitment processes
  • schedule and coordinate meetings
  • coordinate travel and event management for the teams.


To be successful in the role, you will have: 

  •  excellent communication skills – written and verbal
  • strong multi-tasking and time-management skills with the ability to prioritise.
  • proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel and MS Outlook a must
  • relationship building skills with a variety of people 
  • a proactive, "can-do" attitude
  • experience in setting agendas and minute taking.

We offer a competitive salary. We are a supportive group providing training and development. There are opportunities to get involved in projects of interest and plenty of delicious morning teas to indulge in.

How to Apply

Internal MSD Employees – please apply through your myHR portal at work.  This will ensure that your myHR employee profile is visible as internal candidate.

External applicants (including Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki employees) – please apply through the apply button and upload your CV and cover letter to our applicant tracking system.

All applications must be made online. If this is not possible or if you have any questions please contact us via email at

Applications close: 18 March 2018

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