Finance Co-ordinator

Are you an Accounts Payable and Receivable professional who also has Navision knowledge? Put your previous experience to good use within this dynamic public sector organisation?

Typical responsibilities include:

• End to end AP and/or AR

• Receipting and allocating payments

• Managing of new and replacement credit cards

• Manage expense management system with FMIS and balance sheet clearing accounts

• Liaising with stakeholders

• Ad hoc duties

You will be someone who:

Can demonstrate previous experience within an AP and AR role. MFAT use Navision, so experience in this would be an advantage. You will have the ability to pick up new systems and processes with ease and have fantastic written and verbal communication skills.  You will also be a team player who enjoys supporting the wider team.

To apply for this position please complete an application form and submit with your CV and covering letter by 9am Tuesday 28 February 2017.  Please ensure your CV is in word format.

Senior Network Engineer

Applications are invited for the open tenure role of Senior Network Engineer, supporting Infrastructure systems within the Information Management Division (IMD) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Within the Ministry IMD is responsible for the provision of cost effective and reliable global technological systems, solutions and support, and the management and oversight of records and archives, with programmes to enable staff to better access and share information and knowledge across the Ministry’s global network.

The Infrastructure team is responsible for the management, stability and integrity of the Ministry’s infrastructure systems, including: global Wide and Local Area Networks, network protection, server hardware, operating systems and Active Directory, virtualisation platforms (VMWARE and Hyper-V), Citrix XenApp and AGEE VPN services, encryption systems, data storage systems (EMC SANs), data backup and recovery and other infrastructural hardware and systems attached to the Ministry’s networks.

This Senior Network Engineer role will be responsible for providing technical, administrative, and client support services for the development, maintenance and management of the Ministry’s network infrastructure systems in all environments, as well as proving technical input to Ministry ICT projects.  This role will lead support on all areas of networking and networking protection, including switching, routing, firewalls, VPNs, WAN optimisation etc.  This role provides all aspects of Infrastructure administration, planning, performance, capacity management and client support as well as providing technical advice and mentoring to team members and other IMD staff.

To be successful in this role you will ideally hold a recognised industry standard qualification/certification and have over 8 years’ experience in supporting network infrastructure systems in an enterprise wide environment.  It is essential that you have extensive knowledge of, and experience with, switching, routing, firewalls, VPNs, WAN optimisation and ideally with the following vendor technologies:  Cisco (switches, routers), Fortinet (fortigate, fortianalyser, fortimanager), Citrix (Netscaler, AGEE, CloudBridge), Microsoft TMG and VMWare (networking and firewalling).

Additional to the technical skills you will have, excellent communication skills, experience in technical documentation, excellent analytical and problem-solving capability and have a pragmatic collaborative approach with a focus on delivery.  You will also be able to quickly establish effective working relationships at all levels within an organisation.

Applicants must have New Zealand citizenship and be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance.

Application Details To apply for this position please complete an application form and submit with your CV and cover letter by 12pm on Friday 24th February 2017.

Senior Group Administrator, Pacific and Development Group

This role is an opportunity for someone with a passion for business improvement who enjoys a diverse and varied people leadership role.  This is a new role, working closely with the Sustainable Economic Development Division’s managers to support delivery of the New Zealand Aid Programme, lead process improvements, coordinate recruitment for the group and, support the Divisional Manager. 
You will work across the Division in the areas of aid activity and business management, corporate services, financial management and reporting, and support services to ensure the efficient and effective operation of the Division.  You will have line management responsibility for the Team Administrators/Development Support Officers in SED.
The ideal candidate will be flexible, organised, possess a strong achievement/delivery focus, have a good understanding of financial and business management, have used technology to drive business improvement, and be experienced at leading a team to provide excellent support.
The role requires strong analytical ability, well developed multi-tasking skills, experience managing conflicting priorities, excellent communication and stakeholder management skills, decision-making ability, strong people management skills and the drive to manage and deliver programs of work with an emphasis on a continued approach to business improvement.
Your ability to plan, prioritise, anticipate issues and the needs of others, and develop a high performing team will be the keys to your success.
You must be able to obtain and maintain an appropriate New Zealand Government security clearance. 

To apply for this position please complete an application form and submit with your CV and covering letter by 9am on Monday 27 February 2017.

Team Administrator / Development Support Officer

Pacific and Development Group

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Open Tenure, Wellington

Have you got initiative, experience in general administration, contract administration and attention to detail? The Pacific and Development Group is looking for a pro-active administrator to join the Pacific Branch within PDG.

The key purpose of the Team Administrator/ Development Support Officer role is to provide contract administration for the New Zealand Aid Programme in addition to general administrative services across the branch including information and database management, correspondence and meeting/event coordination.

This role forms part of a team of Administrators providing centralised support across the Pacific Branch.

To succeed in this role you will need a strong customer focus, outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, strong computer skills covering the Microsoft office suite, excellent attention to detail, and be a natural planner and organiser with the ability to self-manage and use initiative. You will have a positive attitude and strong written and verbal skills and the ability to effectively manage relationships with a variety of stakeholders.

Please note you must be able to obtain and maintain an appropriate New Zealand Government security clearance.

To apply for this position please complete an application form and submit with your CV and covering letter by 9am Monday 6 March 2017.

You must be able to obtain and maintain an appropriate New Zealand Government security clearance.