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Recruitment Advisor

Date:  22-Jun-2022

Wellington, NZ

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.



Recruitment Advisor



We’re looking for an amazing recruitment advisor to join our passionate and busy recruitment team.  It’s an exciting time to join us - a real chance to make the role your own and mould it as you go.  You will work alongside our team of recruitment partners and wider people group, but very much have your own work and autonomy in your day.




Some of the varied tasks include:


•    Provide support and advice on our recruitment process and technology.
•    Provide candidate care to ensure a positive experience
•    Develop training and coaching material and resources around hiring best practice
•    Research market trends and best practice
•    Streamline processes and make improvements



You’ll be great at managing your priorities and juggling multiple projects.  Excellent interpersonal, communication and analytical skills will round out your expertise.



We’re a fun team who genuinely enjoy our work and have great relationships with our hiring managers.  Come and join our team and be part of our exciting growth period in recruitment.

Salary range: $71,943 - $87,931






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 key responsibilities 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:   10 July 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.


MSD has a COVID-19 vaccination policy which requires employees to be fully vaccinated.