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Corporate Administrator

  • 30 hours a week.
  • Room to grow and take responsibility.
  • Diverse workload.

The Office of the Auditor-General is seeking a part-time Corporate Administrator to support the Assistant Auditor-General, Corporate Services (the AAG) in the operation of specified corporate functions and to provide highly professional administrative support to the AAG and their team.

Specifically, you’ll be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Office’s contract management and procurement functions, security clearance management, and other internal processes. Experience in providing administrative support for people in managerial positions is a must, as you’ll be supporting a second-tier manager with executive administration, as well as their direct managerial reports from time to time.

To be successful in this position, you’ll need to have:

  • excellent communication, particularly written and interpersonal skills;
  • advanced computer skills, including advanced Microsoft Word skills, intermediate Microsoft Excel skills, and experience using document management systems;
  • a logical mind and an ability to identify opportunities for business process and system improvements;
  • initiative and the ability to work without detailed direction; and
  • self-motivation and organisational skills.

You must be able to gain a New Zealand Security Intelligence Service security clearance to apply for this position. See details below.

For more information, please contact Sandy Hoggarth on 04 917 1500 or

You must apply online through (you'll find the position description there too).

Applications close Sunday 1 July 2018.

New Zealand Security Intelligence Service requirements

You must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand either through:

  • being a New Zealand citizen;
  • holding a New Zealand Permanent Residence visa; or
  • holding a current New Zealand Residence class visa.

You must also be able to obtain and maintain the required level of New Zealand Government security clearance for the position applied for. The minimum citizenship and residency criteria for security clearances to be granted by the Office are that you:

  • are a citizen of, or have resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last ten years: Australia, Canada, New Zealand, UK, or the USA; and
  • have a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the New Zealand Security Intelligence Services towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance.

If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.

Page last updated: 18 June 2018

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Sandy Hoggarth.

Sandy Hoggarth
Recruitment Advisor
phone 021 222 1602

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