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Personnel Administrator



  • Immediate start
  • Supportive team environment
  • Wellington City location


The Salvation Army is a world-wide evangelical Christian church and human service provider who assists over 140,000 New Zealanders each year through a wide range of community services, such as food banks, family stores, early childhood centres, hostels, addiction treatment centres, employment training services, homecare services and a hospice.

The Personnel Section provides pastoral, HR and personnel advice/support to Officers, staff and volunteers across the New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga Territory. As the Personnel Administrator, you will provide secretarial and administrative assistance to a dynamic team helping to fulfill our mission.

We are seeking a motivated and energetic individual who is willing to work on a full-time basis for 37.5 hours per week from Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.00pm with some flexibility.

As the successful applicant you will:

  • Be competent in using MS Office Suite;
  • Have a good eye for detail;
  • Have some experience in maintaining databases;
  • Have an excellent phone manner;
  • Have a proactive approach to providing a high level of support to a number of staff;
  • Have a high level of initiative;
  • Have the ability to work within a team;
  • Have the ability and passion to ensure organisational effectiveness and efficiency;
  • Have a good level of written and verbal communication skills;
  • Have good planning and organisational skills, including the ability to prioritise tasks

Additionally, as the ideal candidate you will be someone who likes working in a team environment, can work well with minimal supervision, enjoy variety in your work and can maintain confidentiality. Having some experience in InDesign would be desirable.

If you are quick to learn, a good problem solver with great initiative and have the ability to build and maintain good relationships, apply now.

Copies of the job description are available on request. To apply, send your CV with a covering letter that highlights the particular skills and experience you would be able to offer in this role to

Applicants for this position should have New Zealand residency or a valid New Zealand work permit.

Applications close by 5.00pm on Monday, 27 March 2017.

The Salvation Army is a worldwide evangelical Christian church and human service provider.  It is committed to caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society – all through the love of God shown in Jesus.  The successful applicant should therefore show an ability to identify with the mission and values of The Salvation Army.