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Regional Administrator

Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children
Job Category:
Community Services
Northland - Whangarei
Job Type:
Fixed Term Contract
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Regional Administrator - Northland - Fixed Term Contract


Are you interested in a customer focused business services role with variety? Then we have a great opportunity for you to further your skills and experience as a Regional Administrator at Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children.


We're looking for an experienced administrator to join our Northland based administration services team to provide support services across the Te Tai Tokerau region on a fixed term contract until Feburary 2020. We are a team of strong performers who strive to excel in supporting our business services.


Customer service is essential to this role so you'll bring a superb customer attitude, approachable style, strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to relate to a range of customers and stakeholders. You'll have solid organisational skills, the ability to multi-task and think outside the square to achieve tight deadlines, while maintaining a high level of accuracy.


To succeed in this role, you will have the ability to learn quickly, adapt to new situations, and turn your hand to a range of tasks, such as:

•        Assist with payroll, finance, procurement and contract processing

•        Deliver regular administration functions to support frontline services

•        Support Site Managers and staff with system processes

•        Information management and reporting

•        Provide business support to the team's manager


In addition, you'll have:

•        Competent business support know-how and good attention to detail

•        Confidence in advising staff on business processes and resolving queries

•        Professional and articulate telephone manner

•        Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite

•        A can do attitude and a good sense of humour

•        A tertiary qualification would be of value

•        A clean, current full New Zealand driver's licence is needed



Our tamariki and rangatahi deserve to feel safe, have their voices heard and be surrounded by loving whānau. At Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children, we're on a journey to ensure that it happens. We are a leading social work practice that is child-centred, trauma informed and effective for all cultures.



How to apply:


Apply online with your CV and cover letter.  If you are an Oranga Tamariki employee already, please apply through your myHR portal. If you have any questions about the role, please contact Terri Telford on #LI-ORG



Applications close: 22nd of August 2019


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