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HR Administrator/Receptionist - Infrastructure Projects North (Auckland)

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The Downer NZ Infrastructure Projects business is booming and has undergone significant growth in the last 5 years making us one of New Zealand’s largest players.  With the construction growth in the North Island and some great projects secured in the South Island, it is the perfect time to join our already successful and growing business. We have a strong team, with a huge pipeline of work which makes us a very attractive employer in this labour tight market. We have a strong focus on career development and growth of our people.

The Wynyard Edge Alliance has been formed to consent, design and construct the infrastructure required to support the 36th Americas Cup event at Auckland in 2020 / 2021 and some other associated works in the Auckland downtown area.  The scope includes marine works such as breakwaters, pontoons, wharf extensions and repairs, as well as land-based works for the foundations of landside syndicate bases and associated landscaping on Wynyard Point.  All works will have a legacy beyond the America’s Cup event, facilitating the future development of Wynyard Point and providing and improving berthage in the Wynyard area. Hence our mission is “creating the stage for the America’s Cup and a waterfront destination that Kiwis and visitors love”.

Reporting to the Wynyard Edge Alliance HR Manager, the HR Administrator/Receptionist will work closely within the Infrastructure Projects business to provide an effective, efficient and professional delivery of HR Administration Services and reception duties to our business.

We are seeking applications from experienced HR or Facilities Administrators with a minimum of three years proven ability to work within large scale organisations and diverse businesses. You will have good working knowledge across all areas of HR and / or Facilities Administration and your strong communication skills allow you to form solid relationships across all levels of the business.

The purpose of this position is to:

  • Maintain a professional and welcoming presence and be the initial contact person for visitors and team members to the alliance
  • Assist the HR team with onboarding support and HR database maintenance
  • Support the wider team through undertaking a range of administrative and office functions. 

Make the most of this opportunity today by visiting job number 556771.

Successful applicants will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test & medical.

Footnote:  The Wynyard Edge Alliance comprises Auckland Council and Central Government who are also the Alliance Owner Participants and represented in the governance of the alliance by Auckland Council, Panuku and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.  The Non-Owner Participants in the Wynyard Edge Alliance are constructors Downer and McConnell Dowell and designers Beca and Tonkin + Taylor.

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