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Asset Specialist - Oranga Tamariki

Date:  19-Nov-2020

Auckland, NZ

Asset Specialist - Infrastructure Team

Wellington or Auckland Based,  Permanent

About us | Mō mātou 

Oranga Tamariki — Ministry for Children is the Ministry that supports children and young people in New Zealand.  Oranga Tamariki has a commitment to putting tamariki and rangatahi at the heart of what we do and works to advance the wellbeing and positive long-term outcomes of children and young people.

About the role | Mō te tūnga  

The Infrastructure team of Oranga Tamariki is responsible for managing the property assets of the Ministry to ensure all those who work in and are cared for by Oranga Tamariki feel safe, secure and valued. 

Reporting to the Infrastructure Manager, The Asset Specialist will be responsible for ensuring that the Ministry builds and maintains accurate property data and follows best industry practice. This role will partner with the Infrastructure team, Lease Specialist and wider team in assessing future needs of home, work and secure environments to ensure Infrastructure aligns with overarching Oranga Tamariki strategies to ensure better outcomes for our Tamariki.

What you will bring | Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu 


  • Ability to demonstrate excellent asset management knowledge 
  • Experience in lease transactions incorporating rent reviews and lease renewals.
  • Experience in developing preventative maintenance programmes, condition surveys and asset registers. 
  • Proven ability developing property data analysis and reporting
  • Good communication and negotiation skills with the ability to communicate complex ideas to a variety of audiences and build and maintain rapport with others 
  • Excellent organisational and problem-solving skills for working on a variety of duties

What's in it for you | Nōu te rourou 

We offer a vibrant and supportive team, flexible work options and a genuine commitment to wellbeing. We welcome diversity and are committed to working in an inclusive and respectful way. This is your opportunity to apply your skills and experience to the wellbeing of Tamariki and Rangatahi.  Come join us | Tūhono mai

How to Apply | Me pēhea te tuku tono 

Apply online with your CV and cover letter. If you are an Oranga Tamariki employee already, please apply through your myHR portal. If you have any questions about role, please contact  

Applications close on 3 December 2020

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