22 Oct 2021

Permanent Programme and Admin Officer – SII

Office of the Ombudsman – Posted by OOTOWellington, Wellington, New Zealand

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Job Description

Programme and Administration Officer – Systemic Improvement Investigations

Mō te Tari o te Kaitiaki Mana Tangata – About the Ombudsman

The Chief Ombudsman works with his staff to help New Zealanders in their dealings with government agencies. The focus is on handling complaints against government agencies, undertaking investigations and inspections, and encouraging good administration. The Chief Ombudsman is independent and impartial, with the goal of fairness for all.

Mō tō mātou tira – About the team

The Systemic Improvement Investigations (SII) team undertakes self-initiated investigations (under the Ombudsmen Act 1975) into systemic issues where the Chief Ombudsman thinks their intervention has the potential to improve public sector administration and decision-making.

Mō te tūranga – About the role

We are looking for someone who is reliable and organised with great communication skills and who thrives in a collegial team environment.  You will have an analytical brain, great attention to detail and experience working with word, excel and on-line survey tools (Survey monkey or similar). Your coordination and administration skills will be second to none.

He kōrero mōu – About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Significant experience in a similar administration and programme coordination role
  • Superior planning and organisational skills with strong attention to detail
  • The ability to work effectively across multiple pieces of work and activities in a fast-paced and highly collaborative environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills with a willingness to contribute to a constructive, positive team environment
  • High level of integrity and discretion
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced MS Office Excel skills

How to Apply

Me pēhea e tono - How to apply

To apply, click on the ‘Apply Now' button where you will need to register through our online career centre, complete our application form and upload your CV and cover letter. For further information about this vacancy please email recruitment@ombudsman.parliament.nz. All applicants will have a legal entitlement to work in New Zealand. Appointees will be subject to a criminal convictions check and may be required to achieve and maintain a NZ Government (NZSIS) security clearance. Depending on skills and experience the salary is expected to be between $53,750 and $70,546.

Applications close 5pm Friday, 5 November 2021

Job Categories: Administration / Clerical. Job Types: Permanent. Salary: 40,000 - 60,000.

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