Liaison Officer
New Zealand Government Jobs
Auckland, New Zealand
6d ago

Job Description

  • Exciting and challenging role providing support to refugees at Mangere Refugee Resettlement Centre
  • Make a difference with Immigration New Zealand
  • Full time role, South Auckland based
  • The purpose of The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is to Grow New Zealand for All. At MBIE, we look for people who are passionate about New Zealand and enthusiastic about making a positive change to our economy and our people.

    A new and exciting opportunity has come about for a motivated Liaison Officer in the Refugee unit with the Settlement, Protection and Attraction group of Immigration New Zealand.

    As Liaison Officer you will contribute to the operations of the Refugee Unit by providing pastoral care and support to refugees staying at Mangere Refugee Resettlement Centre.

    To be successful in this role, you will have :

  • Customer service skills and relationship building with external stakeholders
  • Knowledge and experience of working with refugees
  • Language skills preferably knowledge of second language apart from English
  • Excellent communication skills including sound written skills
  • Ability to quickly assimilate new information and areas of work
  • Ability to multitask and manage a range of support functions
  • Working without supervision operating the Centre and liaising with agencies on site
  • Good appreciation of quality service delivery and excellent organising ability
  • Ability to deliver in strict timeframes
  • Ability to do shift work
  • MBIE works to better support, connect, and strengthen businesses. It backs New Zealand's talent, ideas and business enterprise through ensuring safe and fair workplaces.

    Applicants must be NZ citizens or permanent residents.

    How to apply :

    Click on the APPLY button below in order to be directed to our on-line careers website. You may view a position description at this site, as well as complete the on-

    line application, and upload a CV and cover letter. For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line advertisement.

    Email Jo Smith at Joanne.Smith mbie.govt.nz quoting ref MBIE / 1354800 if you have any further questions.

    Applications close at 5pm on 20th September 2018.

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