Administration Officer, New Zealand Full Time
  • Salary up to NZ$60,000.
  • Central Wellington location.
  • Monthly rostered day off (RDO)-no extra hours required!
  • Reduced work week-37.5 hours for full time employees.
  • 12 weeks paid parental leave for both primary and secondary carers following a qualifying 12-months employment with the College. 
  • Be part of a values driven organisation shaping the future of psychiatry and mental health. 

About Us

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) serves as the primary organisation representing the psychiatry medical specialty in Australia and New Zealand. Our mission focuses on training, educating, and advocating for psychiatrists in both countries, with a vision for excellence and equity in the provision of mental health care.


The role 

The primary focus of this role is to provide high level service, administrative and secretariat support to Tu Te Akaaka Roa – the New Zealand National Office, including Aotearoa New Zealand-based committees and other College groups, whilst ensuring the needs and expectations of RANZCP members are being met. Meetings can vary from short sessions to full-days and candidates will need to be available for these. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing administrative support including scheduling meetings, preparing meeting agendas, taking minutes, and monitoring action items. 
  • Being the frontline contact responding to enquiries from Members of the College, and the general public. 
  • Coordinating and support local events with guidance from the Senior Coordinator, including marketing, coordinating registrations and processing payments.
  • Processing and reconciling financial transactions.
  • Coordinating travel and accommodation arrangements for College Members.
  • Supporting the NZ office with other general administration tasks, as required.
  • Some out of hours and attendance at evening events is required. 

The successful candidate will have: 

  • Previous experience taking minutes and preparing agendas is essential.
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or equivalent experience in business administration or education required.
  • Excellent computer skills using MS Office programs including Excel, and a sound understanding of databases.
  • Demonstrated commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi - the Treaty of Waitangi.
  • Eligibility Requirement: Applicants must be either a New Zealand citizen, Australian citizen or permanent resident. 

Working with RANZCP

At RANZCP, our employees are our greatest asset. We offer a range of benefits including monthly RDOs, hybrid work arrangements, gifted leave at the end of the year, competitive salaries, and ample training and development opportunities. 


How to apply

Please apply through the Expr3ss link, submitting a single document containing both your resume and a cover letter that addresses your qualifications, relevant experience, and suitability for the position. Refer to the position description for further details.


For any queries related to this position please email [email protected]. We do not accept referrals from agencies.


Applications close at 5pm AEST on Thursday, 8 August. This is a readvertised position; applicants may be contacted at any time. Previous applicants need not apply.


RANZCP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

  Full Time

    Wellington Central Wellington

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   Posted 25 Jul 24

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