Programme and Administration Officer - OPCAT | Wellington
|Position Type:||Fixed Term Full Time|
|Attachments:|| 2022_Programme_and_Administration_Officer_OPCAT.pdf (PDF, 573KB)
|Application Close Date:||12-Feb-2023|
Programme and Administration Officer - OPCAT
- Critical support role for our inspectors
- Use your exceptional coordination skills and eye for detail
- Fixed Term 9 months – Wellington based
Mō te Tari o te Kaitiaki Mana Tangata – About the Office of the Ombudsman
As an independent Officer of Parliament, the Chief Ombudsman works to ensure people are treated fairly by handling complaints against government agencies and encouraging good administration. As part of his role, the Chief Ombudsman monitors and inspects places of detention for cruel and inhuman treatment under the United Nations Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture (OPCAT).
Mō tō mātou tira – About our team
The OPCAT team is responsible for monitoring the conditions and treatment of people detained in prisons, court cells, immigration facilities, and health and disability facilities such as intellectual disability and mental health units and secure privately run aged care facilities. Reporting to the Manager Reporting, Analysis and Programme Support, this position supports the OPCAT group with administrative support to enable them to undertake this important work.
Mō te tūranga - About the role
This position is a fixed term 9 month role to backfill an internal movement.
The OPCAT Programme and Administration Officer will provide programme coordination, administration and logistics support to Inspectors. This includes preparing and tracking inspection programme and budget documentation, and coordinating activities, meetings and resources to support the successful measurement of the inspections programme. You will make travel arrangements for the team and prepare inspections programme planning documentation to help keep the team on track.
He kōrero mōu – About you
To be successful in this role you will have:
- Significant experience in a similar administration and programme coordination role.
- Understanding and experience with project management methodology.
- Superior planning and organisational skills with strong attention to detail.
- The ability to work effectively across multiple projects and activities in a fast-paced and highly collaborative environment.
- Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills with a willingness to contribute to a constructive, positive team environment.
- High level of integrity and discretion.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Advanced MS Office Excel skills.
Me pēhea e tono - How to apply
To apply, click on the ‘Apply Now' button where you will need to register through our online career centre, complete our application form and upload your CV and cover letter. For further information about this vacancy please email [email protected].
All applicants will have a legal entitlement to work in New Zealand. Appointees will be subject to a criminal convictions check and may be required to achieve and maintain a NZ Government (NZSIS) security clearance.
Depending on skills and experience the salary is expected to be between $54,388 and $81,582 with the midpoint being $67,985.
Applications close 12th February 2023