Pou Whirinaki, Team Administrator, Te Aka Tūhono, Investment and Outcomes

Ministry for Culture & Heritage

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Wellington

Vacancy 2021/68
Pou Whirinaki | Team Administrator
Te Aka Tūhono, Investments & Outcomes
Permanent/Full time*
Wellington
Salary Range $50,628-$59,562 

He ngākau titikaha, he hononga tangata
Promoting a confident and connected culture 

We are seeking a Team Administrator to join a growing Manatū Taonga and support the delivery of the recent significant investment that has been made for the arts, culture, heritage and media sectors.

This is a permanent role reporting to Manager, Business Support and supports our Te Aka Tūhono, Investments & Outcomes group.  The role is based in our historical building on Lambton quay in the heart of the CBD.

 Mō te tūranga | About the role

This role will lean on your team and project administration expertise, helping shape ways of working in a new team environment. There will be lots of variety, from setting up panels and hosting visitors, to paying invoices and monitoring spending, to collating and formatting information. There will be work you can plan in advance, and work that pops up unexpectedly.

Mōu anō | About you

As the Team Administrator you will have:

  • superb organisational skills, 
  • great attention to detail and a flexible ‘can do’ attitude.  
  • Able to juggle competing demands 
  • Ability to work well and engage with others, providing support willingly and positively.

Your ability to prioritise work and build professional rapport with internal and external stakeholders will contribute to your success in this role.

It would be advantageous if you have an understanding of the machinery of government and are familiar with government processes.  You will have a strong grasp of Microsoft Office and ability to quickly learn unfamiliar processes and systems.

Ko wai mātou | About us
Manatū Taonga has a broad mandate and wide reach across a complex system. With around 140 staff, we operate a lean and flat structure, with the added advantage of knowing everyone by name. We embrace diversity and inclusiveness, are passionate about our mahi, and welcome experiences from different sectors to strengthen and support the pou of our whare. 

We work in a sector that contributes $11 billion to New Zealand’s GDP over 90,000 jobs, ranging from screen production to symphonies, broadcasting to ballet, kapa haka to heritage, and more. Our mahi helps the government promote our unique cultural identity and Aotearoatanga – from policy to programme delivery. With our partners – Māori, public sector agencies and our funded agencies – we connect local communities to cultural experiences to enrich our mātauranga. Our sector funds and tells stories reflecting who New Zealanders are today, helping us to navigate our future – building an inclusive and cohesive nation we want our tamariki to grow up in and call home.

Want to know more about us go to https://mch.govt.nz/about-ministry/jobs-and-careers

Me pēhea te tono | How to apply
For the position description and to apply for this role, click on the ‘Apply Now’ button.

For enquiries about this position contact:  bodel.anderson@mch.govt.nz

Applications close 19 September 2021

*Te Mahi Hangore | Working Flexibly

Manatū Taonga embraces flexible working. We’re open minded about how you can be your best both inside and outside work so please tell us what working arrangements suit you.

Āheinga | Eligibility
If you are not a New Zealand citizen, you must hold current eligibility to work in New Zealand and for Manatū Taonga in order to work for Manatū Taonga. Please refer to the New Zealand Immigration Service for further information.

Appointments are subject to satisfactory completion of pre-employment checks, which may include references, criminal record and credit checks.

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