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Team Leader Office Services - Permanent - Full time - Wellington

Ministry of Social Development
Job Category:
Facilities/Asset Management
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Team Leader Office Services
Permanent - Full time - Wellington


  • Leading a professional and high performing team in a modern facilities management environment
  • Ensuring client focus in every interaction
  • Commitment to service excellence


About the Role


Reporting to the Manager National Office Facilities, you will be responsible for leading a professional, client focused and high performing facilities team at our National Office/s. In this role you will ensure the planning, managing and leading of facilities management, security access management, building maintenance, mailroom management, kitchen supplies and services, meeting rooms and other products and services while building capability within the team that thrives on mana manaaki – A positive experience every time. 


Skills and Experience


You will pride yourself on your ability to inspire, engage and drive a team with diverse responsibilities and skills. You will also have an ability to foster continuous improvement with a focus on quality, consistency and efficiency of processes within your activities and those of your team. You will also offer:


  • Experience working in a modern facilities management environment
  • Leadership experience with a flexible approach, adaptable to change, providing constructive feedback
  • Ability to write clear and concise material at both a strategic and operational level for various audiences
  • Demonstrated ability to stand apart from the immediacy of situations and take a broad or long-term view, foreseeing opportunities and developing workable solutions to problems
  • Experience in data analysis and reporting
  • Strong decision making skills – able to analyse information from a variety of sources, make sound judgements and assumptions based on fact
  • Experience in the implementation of strategies/initiatives that align with organisational needs and long-term outcomes
  • Advanced IT skills including Microsoft products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, E-mail) and research tools (internet and database use)
  • Commitment to service excellence


If this resonates with you, please apply!


Your cover letter will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience relates to the requirements of this job.


For a confidential chat or any queries, please contact Sandy Natha, Manager National Office Facilities on


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 Candidates(including Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children employees) must apply directly through our MSD careers page at


Advert closes:  Wednesday 22 May 2019


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