Administration Manager (Ankara)


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade is seeking an experienced office manager with significant people and administration management skills for the New Zealand Embassy in Ankara, Turkey.


The Embassy in Ankara represents the New Zealand Government to the highest standards of professional excellence across New Zealand’s political, trade and economic, defence and security and international development interests, as well as delivering consular services for New Zealanders in Turkey.


The Administration Manager contributes to the achievement of the strategic priorities of the Post through effective delivery of a full range of office administration duties, including management of local staff and the Embassy’s financial processes, property and IT systems, and management of the Embassy’s consular services.  Attached below is a full position description.


The role will suit those interested in a broad range of work in a fascinating, diverse and fast-changing environment. The ability to provide leadership and deliver results in a collaborative manner is essential, as is the ability to work effectively across cultures. For the right person, this role will provide a rewarding experience across a range of tasks and challenges.


Applicants must be New Zealand citizens and able to obtain and maintain the appropriate New Zealand security clearance.  They must have the right to reside and work in Turkey.  This is a locally employed position and no assistance with relocation will be provided. The annual salary range for the position is Turkish Lira 118,150 – 159,850, (gross) depending on experience and qualifications (noting that the employee share of the social security payment (SGK) is deducted from the salary; taxation is the responsibility of the employee).


How to apply:


Applications close 21 February 2020, 5pm. It is expected that the successful candidate will start in the role from mid-July 2020. 

To apply for this role, please submit a CV and covering letter outlining your skills and experience relevant to the role to emailing

The Position Description and Selection Criteria for this position can be found here [DOCX, 80 KB].