Workplace Specialist

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency

  • Fantastic opportunities for career development
  • Enjoy a busy business support role, jam packed with variety
  • Wellington location

Te Whiwhinga mahi | The opportunity

The purpose of the role is to deliver professional support and services to Waka Kotahi staff, enabling them to be successful in their core business.

Working within a team of highly skilled go-to people, you will provide vital support services, some of which include building and facilities maintenance coordination, front line customer service, travel arrangements, technology support, administrative support, fleet coordination and a variety of other tasks and functions. We guarantee you no two days are ever the same.

We are looking for a highly collaborative individual with excellent communication and customer service skills.

Ko koe tēnei | About you

To Be Successful In This Role, You Will Bring

  • A minimum of two years’ experience in an administration role – ideally with a focus on facilities/technology/logistics
  • A fantastic attitude towards your workplace and enjoy contributing towards a positive and engaged work culture
  • A strong customer focus
  • A collaborative working style and work well as part of a team
  • The desire and ability to build strong relationships across the business
  • Sound knowledge of the Microsoft Suite

Ko wai mātou | About us

At Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency, it all starts with our people. The organisation’s performance and success depends on the people who choose to make this a great place to work and make a difference for Aotearoa. Waka Kotahi has a strong future focus, understanding that new technologies and changing customer expectations mean the transport system we know today will not be the one we deliver in ten years time.

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The Corporate Support Group underpins everything Waka Kotahi does. They are an enabler, an advisor and the people who keep the Agency safe. Corporate Support includes Finance, Legal, Risk and Assurance, Research and Analytics, Procurement, and Enterprise Change. For the Agency to be successful, Corporate Support needs to deliver quality services efficiently.

Along with our other benefits we also have new Waka Kotahi Life, Income Protection and Critical Illness Insurance scheme available for permanent employees.

You will demonstrate knowledge of, or a willingness to gain an understanding of Te Ao Māori and promote tikanga and Te Reo Māori. You will also have knowledge of, or a willingness to gain an appreciation of te Tiriti o Waitangi (the Treaty of Waitangi) as it applies in the public sector.

Rā Katinga | Applications close: Tuesday, 21 September 2021.

As part of the review process we will be asking shortlisted candidates to complete a short Sparkhire video interview.

For a copy of the position description:

For further information, email: [email protected]

To be considered for this position you must have a legal right to live and work in New Zealand.

Waka Kotahi is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). At the Agency we recognise the importance of diversity and inclusion and are committed to providing a working environment that embraces these values. Please let us know if you need any support or have any access requirements that will help you through the recruitment process.

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