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Regional Contracts Assistant - Taranaki, King Country, Whanganui Region - fixed term / secondment


Taranaki, NZ

Regional Contracts Assistant - New Plymouth - fixed term / secondment


Ministry of Social Development


12 month Secondment / Fixed Term


New Plymouth location

  • Contract administration and assistance
  • Programme co-ordination
  • Monitoring and reporting 


The Regional Contracts Assistant provides administrative support to the Regional Contracts Manager and is a central point for reporting and monitoring of information. As a pivotal member of the team you will show initiative by providing advice for the improvement of systems and procedures, while actively contributing to a supportive team environment. 


There is a strong focus on providing excellent client service with internal and external stakeholders and you will need to be a strong communicator and problem solver to achieve this. Your exceptional pro-active administrative, organisational, planning and time management skills are critical to success in this role. 


Your ability to thrive under pressure while working with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail is essential.  Good Excel skills and knowledge of MSD client systems essential.
 A full driver’s licence is required as there is regular travel in this role. 



We offer

  • Salary range $55,821 to $76,754 per annum (in line with evidenced skills, experience and performance)
  • Training and regular development coaching
  • A supportive and collegial team environment.
  • A rewarding career serving New Zealanders each day.
  • Interesting and varied complex work



How to apply
Apply online with your CV. No need to upload a cover letter, instead answer this question in the online application form.

  1. Why are you a suitable candidate for this role? (200 to 300 words)
  2. What experience do you have coordinating work for a busy team?
  3. Tell us about a time you had to interpret data and present it to a team.

If you currently work for MSD please apply through your myHR careers portal at work. 
Applications close: 10 August at 10.00pm


Position Description


For a confidential discussion about the role contact Susan Rocha on (06) 968 6615.