Administrator, Terrestrial Ecosystems and Species, Biodiversity, Christchurch | Christchurch

Posted on 18-May-2018
Application close date: 05-Jun-2018
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Are you experienced at providing administrative support to Managers in a large organisation?

Are you proactive and an excellent time manager with exceptional organisation skills?


We have a great opportunity for an enthusiastic and experienced Administrator to join our Terrestrial Ecosystems Unit in Christchurch.


You will report primarily to the Manager of the unit but will provide administrative assistance to other managers and the unit as required. 


Key responsibilities include:

  • Administrative support to the manager and other managers in the Unit
  • Meeting coordination and minute taking
  • Invoicing
  • Recruitment and new starter administration, including arranging vacancy advertising, interview packs, letters, and induction
  • Annual leave administration
  • Travel and accommodation reservation, office supplies and equipment


We are looking for someone with a strong customer service ethic who enjoys building relationships.  You will have superior secretarial and administration skills and the ability to prioritise and manage workflows to ensure deadlines are met. You will have strong Microsoft software skills, including PowerPoint and Excel. Experience working with a distributed national team would be an advantage.


Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory, including a valid work visa covering the whole period of employment if applying internationally.

Please apply online.  Applications must include a cover letter, CV and evidence of the required capabilities as per the role description.


For any queries, please contact Laura Mansfield on (027) 408 3525, quoting vacancy 500/4401.  


Applications close at 5pm on Tuesday, 5 June 2018.

DOC is committed to diversity in its workforce and an inclusive workplace culture.

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