Coordinator - People, Capability & Leadership

Fire and Emergency New Zealand

Coordinator - People, Capability & Leadership

Be a key player in the development of our People, Capability and Leadership Strategy.

Wellington CBD location | Fixed term/part time/secondment opportunity

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is a Crown Entity established on 1 July 2017 under the Fire and Emergency New Zealand Act 2017. The role of our new organisation is to reduce unwanted fires, respond to structural and vegetation fires and other emergencies including motor vehicle crashes, medical emergencies, hazardous substance related incidents, natural disasters and support increased community resilience.

Our new, unified organisation provides a fire and emergency service that delivers for communities, and the firefighters who serve them, now and in the future.

We have an exciting opportunity in our new team dedicated to People, Capability, Leadership, and Culture. Reporting to the Lead of People, Capability and Leadership. You’ll be responsible for providing high level administration support as well as assisting the Lead for People, Capability and Leadership and others in the team to coordinate activities, organise facilitated workshops, and events required in order to support the team goal of the successful design, development and implementation of the reward, recognition, and remuneration strategy.

You will support and work collaboratively with the wider People & Capability directorate and broader integration programme with a customer focused, proactive and consistent attitude to support with the organisation’s values and People Strategy

The ideal applicants will have:

  • Extensive experience in an administrative or coordinator role.
  • Wide ranging knowledge of modern office administration procedures and current best practice of executive assistance.
  • Experience and knowledge of accounts receivable and payable, financial reporting and budget processes.
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workloads effectively in a fast-paced project environment, ensuring high quality results within deadlines.
  • Experience in minute-taking and report writing skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills.
  • Ability to be flexible and work effectively in both a team environment and independently.
  • Excellent knowledge and use of the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience of working in an environment that requires a high level of discretion, sensitivity and interpersonal interaction.
  • Experience working in coordinating or managing projects.

This role is a fixed term role ending in December 2019. We would ideally like this role to be filled quickly, so being available to start immediately would be a plus. We are open to part-time or interdepartmental secondment arrangements, as we value people coming back into the workforce.

So if you’re looking for a chance to put your diverse skill set to use in an organisation dedicated to helping our communities, then we’ll provide you with a unique opportunity to utilise your knowledge within our innovative team. 

For more information about this role please download a position description or email Dr Rowena Brown at recruiting@fireandemergency.nz.

Interviews will likely commence mid-January 2019.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, please apply now by following the link below. Please ensure you include your CV and cover letter detailing your relevant experience.

Applications close: 9am, Monday 7th January 2019