Programme Administrator Jobs in New Zealand

Programme Administrator Jobs in New Zealand


Job title: Programme Administrator

Company: Ministry for Primary Industries

Expected salary:

Location: Wellington

Programme Administrator Job Details:

Job Description

Agriculture & Investment Services works to create a thriving and sustainable future for farmers, growers, primary industries, and rural communities. It also cares for the health and well-being of animals. We work across MPI and with other agencies to support innovative farm land use practices that deliver more value and improved environmental outcomes. The Investment Programmes Directorate works across the value chain from the farm-gate through to finished products and we have supported a number of initiatives and research programmes in New Zealand using our suite of funding products.

Kōrero mō te Tūranga – About the role

We are looking for a Programme Administrator to join the Investment Programmes Directorate, with the potential to extend. You’ll get to be delivering investment through Sustainable Food & Fibre Futures (SFF Futures), which supports problem-solving and innovation in New Zealand’s food and fibre sectors.You will also be working closely with the Climate Change and Community Funds teams to support their work to plan, document and identify risks and opportunities. Your ability to foster relationships and support key staff within the Investment Programmes Directorate will be an important success criteria for this role.

This role also requires an understanding of invoice processing and purchase order systems would be desirable as the role has a strong finance administration focus.

You will also have the opportunity to work on a variety of other interesting topics across the Investment Programmes Directorate. This is a great time to join MPI, if you want a career where you help to grow New Zealand in a very real way.

Mōu – About You

As a Programme Administrator you will bring:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong skills in providing day-to-day support to the teams and funds within Investment Programmes, including processing invoices, mailbox and calendar management, conducting periodic documentation reviews and documenting and identifying improvements to workflow processes
  • A previous basic finance experience is a plus, but not essential.
  • A real eye for detail and a positive attitude
  • Excellent administrative skills including maintaining a calendar of funding activities, setting up and supporting the delivery of workshops as required, and managing and assigning correspondence on the various programmes
  • Tikanga Māori, embedding this in your day-to-day work
  • A curiosity to dig deeper and support the identification of opportunities to improve product and information delivery to internal stakeholders

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

You will be working in the Business Support and Reporting team within the Investment Programmes Directorate. This team provides supporting services to the funding teams within the directorate and is key to ensuring consistent measures, templates and processes are utilised across the directorate as well as supporting funding rounds and other various funding activities. You will be a crucial part of the team to identify areas of improvement across the Directorate and support the various funding programmes with their funding activities.

Mō te Manatū Ahu Matua – About MPI

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) partners with New Zealand’s food and fibre sector to be the world’s most sustainable provider of high-value food and primary products.

We’re passionate about growing prosperity in the sector while ensuring respect for Kaitiaki – guardianship of our natural resources.

Kua rite koe mō tēnei mahi whaitake? – Are you ready to make a difference?

We are committed to being a good partner under Te Tiriti o Waitangi which includes working closely with iwi, hapū, whanau and hāpori.

We aspire to reflect the diverse communities we serve, so we welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, and identities. As an organisation, we are committed to making Manatū Ahu Matua a great place to work for all.

In your cover letter we’d like to know about you, your values, your interest and motivations for this role; the abilities, strengths, personal attributes and diverse perspectives you will bring to the role and this organisation, which may have also been gained outside of the workforce.

To view the position description and/or apply online, please click “APPLY FOR THIS JOB” or visit the . To apply, you must hold the right to work in New Zealand or be eligible to obtain it – click to find out more about work visa eligibility and options.

Applications close at midnight on 29 September 2023

If you have any questions about the role, please email [email protected]

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