Administrator, Farm Systems & Environment (Fixed Term) - AgResearch

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: Permanent
Deadline: 18 Jun 2017

Reporting directly to the Science Group Co-ordinator you will be responsible for coordinating and delivering a full range of administrative and support functions. Together with other administrative staff across the organisation you will foster a 'One Administration' approach to ensure excellence is achieved in the delivery of support services at AgResearch. This role is 24 hours per week and is fixed term till the end of 2019. How these hours are divided across the week days can be negotiated between the successful candidate and their Manager.

Duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Providing timely and effective diary management and meeting minutes
  • Researching, formatting and preparing final documents/reports as requested
  • Organising meetings, workshops and conferences regarding participants, logistics and catering
  • Preparing monthly expense claims, processing invoices and providing support for revenue processes
  • Acting as the first point of contact for questions on AgResearch processes, practises and policies
  • Building and maintaining strong collaborative relationships across the organization

You will have:

  • A National Certificate in Business Administration (Level 4) or equivalent experience
  • Advanced knowledge within Microsoft office including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent written communication skills and a professional telephone manner
  • The ability to work effectively and cooperatively with others
  • A high level of confidentiality when managing sensitive information


Your Everyday

  • Beautiful campuses & great Learning and Development opportunities

Your Health

  • Generous health provisions & access to the group scheme for health insurance

Your Family

  • Income and life insurance & supportive family friendly working environment

Your Extras

  • Optional 5th week annual leave, multiple retail discounts & All of Government Westpac banking discounts

How to apply

If you are interested in this position, please apply on-line via the link provided and include a covering letter detailing why you feel you would be suitable for this position.

Applications Close: Monday 19 June 2017

For a confidential discussion regarding the role please contact:

Name              Kim Cole

Title                 Science Group Coordinator

Phone              07 838 5112   

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