Administration Support Officer

Company Name: Ministry of Social Development

Location: Bay Of Plenty, NZ

Job Duration: 2022-01-13 to 2022-02-12


About us

The Ministry of Social Development is a people-centred organisation. We’re in communities across the motu, working with partners to help New Zealanders be safe, strong and independent.
We provide social policy and advice to government and assistance, including income, employment and housing support to people of all ages, families, whānau and communities.
As a Te Tiriti o Waitangi partner we are committed to supporting and enabling Māori, whānau, hapū, Iwi and communities to realise their own potential and aspirations.
Our people are as diverse as the communities we serve. We care about the wellbeing and success of our people and provide a supportive and inclusive working environment where people can thrive and be who they are.



Administration Support Officer


•    Based in Rotorua
•    Secondment / fixed term to 30 June 2022
•    Great opportunity to get involved


Our Admin Support Officer is responsible for providing high quality administration support making sure the teams at our National Accounting Centre have what they need to get the mahi done!  There’s a wide variety of tasks to keep you busy and interested through your working day.


Key responsibilities of the role include:


•    Receptionist duties
•    Providing tearoom services
•    Ensuring office equipment is maintained and serviced
•    Maintaining office manuals, registers and access cards
•    Ordering stationery, printing and general office supplies



If you’re a person who really enjoys variety in your day, can turn your hand to anything that’s needed and takes pride in your work, this is the role for you. 



We’re looking for all the usual skillsets you’d see in a high-performing team administrator, but we’re also seeking that extra special person who looks for ways to do things smarter and uses their common sense.  You’ll set yourself high standards in all you do and be someone who strives for excellence.



We offer you a warm and supportive working environment where your good work won’t go unnoticed.






How to apply


To apply, click the ‘Apply Now’ button to upload your CV, cover letter and complete the online application form.  


Note: Your cover letter will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience relates to the competencies listed in the position description. 


All applications must be made online.  If this is not possible or if you have any queries, please contact us at


Internal MSD Employees – please apply through your myHR portal at work.  This will ensure that your myHR employee profile is visible as internal candidate.


Closing date:  24 January 2022






Joining us

Joining MSD means being part of a whānau that celebrates the diversity each individual represents.  We show manaaki, we care about the wellbeing and success of people and want everyone to thrive, and be who they are in a supportive and inclusive working environment. We work together to make a difference for communities while doing the right thing with integrity. We are a Treaty partner committed to strengthening relationships with Māori, Hapū, Iwi and communities to realise their own potential and aspirations.

If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so we can assist you through the recruitment process.


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