Team Administrator - Expressions of Interest
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
2d ago
  • Express an interest in Team Administrator roles at MFAT
  • Take your admin skills to the next level in an environment unlike any other
  • Join a collaborative environment where your career and development is a priority
  • Put in your EOI and be the first to hear about our fantastic Team Administrator roles as they become available

    Mō mātou - About us

    Our people represent New Zealand on and offshore, and in doing so make New Zealanders safer and more prosperous. By building connections with and influencing other countries and international institutions, we advance New Zealand's interests and pursue New Zealand's values.

    We provide advice to the Government on the implications for New Zealand of what is happening in the world.

    Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

    While many of our staff are based offshore, our onshore staff - especially our Team Administrators are critical to ensuring our people are enabled to do the amazing work they do, wherever they are.

    Our Team Administrators are proactive, organised and have great relationship skills - and as a result they become highly sought after for (non-foreign policy) secondments, projects and development opportunities within the Ministry - so this means we are always on the hunt for our next great administrator.

    Right now we are seeking expressions of interest from experienced administrators who would like to be 'top of mind' for opportunities as Team Administrators at MFAT now or in the future.

    The work of our Team Administrators vary from one team to another, however, it will usually include a broad range of general administrative support duties including things like :

  • Recruitment administration
  • Event coordination
  • Project coordination
  • Meeting administration
  • Analysis
  • Organising travel and visas
  • Proofing and formatting documents
  • Financial administration; or
  • Assisting with the transfer of staff to the Ministry's offshore posts
  • It's true that our Team Administrators are amazing and they often need to work at pace and be adaptable enough to turn their hand to all sorts of unique pieces of work - so you can be sure that if you join us, you will gain a wide range of experience that will set you up for a career at MFAT unlike any other.

    Mā wai te mahi nei? - Who are we looking for?

    We have a large number of Team Administrators across the Ministry and they come from all walks of life with a wide range of backgrounds and experiences - and we love that!

    So when you put in your expression of interest please make sure you tell us about the unique value you can bring to the Ministry and highlight your great administration skills including things like your :

  • MS Office experience - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Excellent communication and relationship skills
  • Flexibility and organisational skills - including the ability to prioritise, multitask, anticipate issues and provide creative solutions.
  • Financial and business skills
  • Experience at supporting a team
  • Me pēhea te tuku tono - To Apply

    We want our people to reflect the diversity of New Zealand and the communities we represent - valuing and respecting the contributions of staff with diverse backgrounds, experiences, skills and perspectives.

    We value the transferable skills and points of view that both career and life experience bring to the table. As an employer we are committed to a focus on leadership, talent, training and development, and flexible work options.

    If you bring an authentic view of New Zealand's place in the world, we'd love to hear from you!

    For more information contact Karen Stewart in our resourcing team at Karen.Stewart otherwise apply now with your CV and cover letter.

    You must be able to obtain and maintain an appropriate NZ Government Security clearance.

    Please note that this is an ongoing expression of interest opportunity, not an advert for a specific position available right now, however you can expect to hear from us about your expression of interest within 2-4 weeks of your application - or sooner if a role comes up that is available now.

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