Administrator, Ministerials & Business Support (OS 074)
Organisational Support Te Puni

Te Puni Kōkiri, the Ministry of Māori Development, designs, develops and delivers public policy that has a significant and positive impact for Māori.

Are you enthusiastic and a highly organised Administrator?  Our current Administrator is heading back to the South Island so we need someone new to join our Ministerials and Business Support team in our Wellington National Office.

The Business Support function in Te Puni Kōkiri, Organisational Support is varied and as an administrator, you will lead and be responsible for identified business functions to ensure business continuity in core functions such as reception and mail. You may also be deployed across the group to assist Organisational Support Leaders. A typical day will comprise of some routine and some variance but the day will be what you choose to make it.  A planned, calm focused approach is needed. You will be a resilient team player who can turn administrative tasks into opportunities. In return you will join a well performing and supportive team that will value the things you do and the perspective you will bring to the team.

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Demonstrated administrative support experience.
  • A high level of proficiency with Microsoft packages especially outlook, word, excel, power point. You’ll also have highly developed keyboard skills.
  • Well - developed communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Be self-motivated with the ability to set objectives and establish priorities, organise work and resources to ensure priorities and objectives are met on time.
  • To be a team player.
  • Honesty, integrity and an understanding of the significance of confidentiality.

Skills desired for this role are:

  • A tertiary qualification in business administration.
  • Comfort in working in a tikanga /kaupapa Māori environment
  • A degree of fluency in Te Reo Māori (orally, written or both) would be of benefit.

If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you. We are guided by our values of excellence, valuing people and relationships, working collectively and being creative and innovative. We invest in our people – you’ll be encouraged to develop and contribute to your fullest potential. We believe strongly in work/life balance and understand that your whānau is just as important as you. And we’re committed to your wellbeing and learning and development. We even provide in-house Te Reo Māori Training and have our own Kapa Haka group.

For more information, or to download a copy of the job description and application form, please see below.  To apply, please email your cv, covering letter and a completed application form to

Applications close 5 pm Friday 26 October 2018.


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