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Administration Officer, Wellington

NZ Police
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Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description


Administration Officer

Police National Headquarters, Wellington

New Zealand Police

Permanent position

Job requisition 1844



New Zealand Police is transforming the business of policing in New Zealand, and has shifted from a response driven model to prevention focussed policing, through strategic change programmes.  Police continues to position itself as an effective, innovative, efficient and modern policing service offering a benchmark for others to follow and we are looking for high performing individuals to join us.


Our Strategy Group provides important service to the Commissioner and Police Executive team in respect of strategic planning, evidence-based decision making, performance management, and identifying innovative improvements to our operation. It's an exciting group that is successfully contributing to making New Zealanders be safe and feel safe.


Under the leadership of Deputy Chief Executive Strategy and Executive Director Strategy and Transformation, Strategy Group is composed of several directorates working in the broad area of strategy. Our Strategy Group is made up of the following groups:


  • Research and Evaluation
  • Strategic Integration
  • Mobility and Innovation
  • National Performance and Insights Centre
  • Policy and Advice
  • Social Investment
  • Ministerial Services
  • EPMO (Enterprise portfolio management office)


We have an opportunity for you to join our Strategy Group working as the Administration Officer providing assistance to a number of the Strategy Group Directors. The role also importantly involves ensuring that everyone in Strategy Group is connected, as well as being the first point of contact for the Research and Evaluation, Strategic Integration, National Performance & Insights Centre, Social Investment and the Enterprise Portfolio Management Office Directorates. This is a dynamic position where you will be required to interact with all parts and levels of the organisation and provide comprehensive administration service.


Other key attributes to ensure success in this role are:


  • Demonstrates the ability to think outside the box.
  • Demonstrates the ability to draft clear and concise documentation, to have a degree of accuracy, timeliness and attention to detail.
  • The ability to work autonomously and as part of a team people skills, for example the ability to support the development of a high performing team and working well with a diverse range of groups and people.



Relevant experience in similar positions preferable.



Deliver - Level 1- Individual Contributor

Innovate - Level 1- Individual Contributor

Communicate - Level 1- Individual Contributor

*To view the description of the above core competencies, visit How We Do Things under the Recruitment process information on our Police Jobs website


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If this position sounds like you, click apply now or visit and enter job requisition number 1844. You will be required to submit a Curriculum Vitae which provides a brief account of your education, skills and experience. In addition, you must complete an application form telling us why you are interested in applying for the position and how you meet the Core competencies of the role using no more than 4000 characters for each question. 


Please note: Applications will only be accepted when formally submitted through our Career Website.


Note, if you are an existing Police Employee, you must apply through our internal careers site.

If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact the Hiring Manager Erena McAllum on 021 192 0924 or


Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 25 September 2017.



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