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Business Support Coordinator

NZ Defence Force
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Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that are prepared to deliver in times of crisis.  Therefore we lead, train and equip our sailors, soldiers, airmen and airwomen for action in the most demanding environments, so they are ready and able to protect New Zealand's interests.

We are seeking a business support professional to join NZDF Public Affairs. The role of the Business Support Coordinator is to provide proactive, effective and timely administrative, secretarial and coordination support within the Public Affairs wider management team. 

As our successful candidate you will have proven administration skills and experience providing a high standard of customer service and support to a number of people.  Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills and a high level of accuracy and attention to detail are critical. You will also be able to display a high level of initiative to work independently and effectively manage changing priorities.

Competency in the Microsoft Office suite of applications is required, as well as a good understanding of financial administration with a sound working knowledge of budgets and variance reporting.

If you are looking for a new challenge and are interested in working with a group of highly passionate people then this opportunity could be for you. In return for your skills we can offer:

  • five weeks annual leave;
  • subsidised health insurance; and
  • the Force4Families programme providing a range of discounts in retail, accommodation, entertainment, and services

The remuneration band for this position is $51,944 to $64,166, inclusive of a 4% employer superannuation contribution

Please quote NZDF-1708016 in all correspondence.

To view the Position Description and to Apply Online please use the links on this page. For further information, contact Paul Pickering on (021) 920 937, quoting NZDF-1708016.

Applications close at 4:30pm on Wednesday 23 August 2017.

Please note: Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (NZ) and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for the position applied for. The minimum citizenship and residency criteria for security clearances to be granted by the NZ Defence Force are as follows:

Higher level Security Clearance

  • most preferably a NZ citizen who has resided continuously in this country for the last 10 years, OR
  • is a citizen of, and/or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last 10 years: either Australia, Canada, NZ, UK or the USA; and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZSIS towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at a higher level.

If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.

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