Site Operations: Coordinator/Administrator - Manaaki Whenua
Science New Zealand
Christchurch, NZ
1h ago

We are looking for an enthusiastic multitasker who is skilled in providing efficient and effective administrative support.

About the opportunity

The purpose of this role is to provide effective site administrative & procurement services for Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research as part of a local and national team.

This position is permanent and full time (37.5 hours per week), with the hours to be worked 7.5 hours per day Monday to Friday.

This role reports to the Site Manager and is based at our Lincoln site.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have :

  • A minimum of two years working in an office environment including purchasing experience and in a front office role.
  • High degree of numeracy and literacy with demonstrated accuracy and attention to detail.
  • A high degree of computer literacy including MS Office Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Great interpersonal skills with an ability to build and maintain positive relationships across age, gender, professional, and cultural differences.
  • Well-honed planning and organisational skills.
  • Very good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Previous office experience in Science, Crown Research Institute or Government environment would be desirable.

    Why Manaaki Whenua

    Our land, our future - this is the essence of why Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research exists. At Manaaki Whenua we undertake research that focuses on preserving New Zealand's rich biodiversity, improving biosecurity, and protecting the health of the land, fresh water and soil resources we need for a prosperous future.

    We recognise the importance of partnerships, the special role of Māori, and the need to ensure that all New Zealanders have the knowledge, understanding, and tools to truly live-in harmony with our precious environment.

    We are recognised nationally and internationally for the quality of our research and work with a wide range of organisations within New Zealand and globally.

    Manaaki Whenua embraces diversity and is committed to an inclusive and respectful workplace where everyone is valued for their unique contribution.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.

    What we offer

  • As an employee of Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research, you will work with passionate and talented people in a caring and family friendly environment;
  • enjoy good staff benefits and the opportunity for personal growth and career development.

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