Two positions available at the ODI
We work with the wider disability community, and across government, amplifying the voice of disabled people in government policy development and ensuring government agencies are engaging with the disability community. There are currently two positions vacant at the Office for Disability Issues.
We welcome applicants with a lived experience of disability.
We're looking for an experienced Group Administrator to provide the Policy Group with efficient, effective and high-quality administrative support.
Key responsibilities include:
- Produce reports and presentations
- Manage purchases, invoices and monthly financial reports
- Arrange meeting appointments and travel bookings
- Maintain diaries and calendars as required
- Assist in event management
- Booking NZSL interpreters and general assistance for team members with disability requirements
- Provide support to GM EA’s as required
To be successful in the role, you will need:
- Demonstrated experience in providing high-level administrative support
- The ability to work in a team environment
- The ability to build effective working relationships with managers and others in your team
- The ability to take initiative and problem solve
- Intermediate technical proficiency using MS Office
- Excellent attention to detail
Better disability data and evidence to inform policy and to monitor progress on the realisation of disabled peoples’ rights and opportunities in Aotearoa is a key strategic intent of the New Zealand Disability Strategy (2016-2026) (NZDS) and our progressive realisation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD).
To be successful in the role, you will have:
- good understanding of statistical methods and visual business intelligence principles, and an aptitude for analysing and presenting data through storytelling;
- excellent communication skills and ability to utilise varied messaging channels to convey your conclusions to diverse audiences – ranging from data specialists to senior management and Ministerial offices;
- excellent relationship management skills with key internal and external stakeholders, and value teamwork;
- experience with data visualisation software e.g. Tableau
- a high standard of competency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. (An understanding of SAS Enterprise Guide, R or the Adobe Creative Cloud suite would be an advantage.);
- a well-developed understanding of government mechanisms, and of policy development and implementation.
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