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Administration Officer

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

What you will do
As the Administration Officer within the Directorate of Recruiting you will be responsible for providing proactive, effective administration support to the Directorate of Recruiting Business team and Headquarters staff. This includes assistance with information requests, financial forecasting, budgeting, accounts payment and office support.
What we need

Based in the Wellington Region (Ngauranga and shifting into the CBD later in 2019), the Administration Officer is responsible for providing assistance with financial forecasting, budgeting, accounts payment and full office support functions. Your duties will also include coordinating travel requirements, supporting Defence Recruiting Induction Courses, conferences and events as well as developing and maintaining relationships across networks.
If you have the following skills and attributes we want to hear from you: 

  • A minimum of 3 years office administration experience, preferably with solid skills using SAP (or other corporate ERP systems)
  • Intermediate skills in MS Office suite
  • Ability to efficiently handle varied priorities

If you are proactive and professional with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to liaise confidently with a diverse audience and want to be part of a unique working environment then apply today!

Who we are
The Directorate of Defence Recruiting's (DoR) purpose is to “Deliver Future Talent”. Specifically, the objectives are to deliver on quantity, quality and diversity elements. Quantity means meeting targets set by workforce planners. Quality means recruiting people who will perform and contribute to the organisation over time.  Diversity means generating a diverse workforce by recruiting from all talent pools. 

The Business Team within the directorate provide a high level of business support and improvement, supporting effective systems and processes for DoR through the management of social media and the Defence Careers website, training and quality assurance for all staff, management and support of SalesForce – Prospect and Candidate Management System (PCMS), and candidate medical support to support the attraction and retention of the best candidates for the services roles.

Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa / New Zealand.  As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice. 
Why Us
By joining our team you are making a great career decision.  A recent staff satisfaction survey highlighted why:

  • Be part of an effective team with freedom and flexibility to do my job
  • Able to maintain a balance between my personal and working life
  • Inspired to go the extra mile to help NZDF succeed 

Check out the great benefits for you and your family when you join NZDF! 

How to Apply 

To view the Position Description and to apply online please visit our Defence Careers website, or use the links on this page. For further information, contact Liz Mather on 021 904 259.

Please note: If you are an existing NZDF employee (excluding contractors) you must apply through our Internal Vacancies site, via the HR Toolkit.

Applications close on Tuesday 21 May 2019.

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:

Low level Security Clearance

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

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

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