Assurance Administrator

Date:  22-Sep-2022

Wellington, NZ, 6011 Christchurch, NZ, 8013

Discover a career with purpose at MBIE


  • Show your exceptional customer service skills
  • Utilise your strong organisational skills
  • Opportunities to work closely with a wide range of public and private sector stakeholders
  • Be part of an innovative, virtual team
  • Permanent position Wellington or Christchurch based
  • Salary range $51,323-$61,528

Tēnei tūranga -

About the role:

Ensuring that the building regulatory system supports New Zealand's social and economic aspirations is a very big undertaking, but at MBIE such challenges are what drives us. It's a place where if you see an opportunity to make things better and to enhance the system, you're empowered to act on that opportunity.

Te Whakatairanga – Service Delivery works with businesses, employees and consumers to help them participate effectively in the market place. It operates across group boundaries to provide effective joined-up regulatory practice and services.

This exceptional opportunity reports into the Manager Regulatory Services within the Building and Tenancy branch which aims to protect consumers through integrated regulatory practice and standards.
As the Assurance Administrator you will to support MBIE to exercise it's statutory powers and functions under the Building Act.

The Assurance Administrator is responsible for supporting the Manager, Regulatory Services and the team to deliver a range of regulatory functions in a virtual team environment. Maintaining various registers and co-ordination of team activities including continuous improvement and quality management functions aligns with this role. Previous experience providing support services to manager level is important.


This is a challenging role where attention to detail is paramount.

Ngā pukenga me ngā wheako e hiahiatia ana -

Skills and experience required:


  • Highly organised approach to their work
  • Ability to problem solve and develop solutions
  • Experience managing administrative processes
  • Experience with legal or regulatory processes and systems
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written
  • High degree of comfort with digital communication tools
  • Excellent customer services skills and experience in a client facing role
  • Resilience to be part of a busy, virtual team

Ētahi kōrero mō MBIE -

About MBIE:

MBIE's goal is to create a resilient and high-performing economy that delivers real and ongoing quality of life for all New Zealanders.

We do this by working with others to create an environment that supports businesses to be more productive and internationally competitive, enables all New Zealanders to participate in the economy through improved job opportunities and by working to ensure quality housing is more affordable.

People are at the heart of our mahi, our way of working is guided by our values which shape our behaviours.

  • Mahi Tahi – Better Together
  • Māia – Bold and brave
  • Pae Kahurangi – Build our Future
  • Pono Me Te Tika – Own It


Our aspirations are echoed in our Māori identity – Hīkina Whakatutuki – which broadly means ‘lifting to make successful'.

MBIE recognises the partnership founded under Te Tiriti o Waitangi between Māori and the Crown and is committed to giving effect to Te Tiriti o Waitangi. We will do this through enduring, meaningful and effective partnerships with iwi, Māori, other Māori groups/organisations and the Crown, as this is critical to enable economic and social development, both for Māori and for wider Aotearoa New Zealand. We are committed to continuing to partner with iwi in order to find new sustainable solutions to address long standing systemic and cross-cutting issues facing Māori and wider Aotearoa New Zealand and we are also committed to identifying opportunities for iwi to lead and creating an enabling environment for iwi to leverage these opportunities.

E mōhio ana a Hīkina Whakatutuki i puea ake te kōtuinga I waenganui i a ngāi Māori me te Karauna i Te Tiriti o Waitangi, ā, kei te whai ia ki te whakaū ake i Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Mā te whai kiko o ngā kōtuinga ahungaroa o ngāi wi, o ngāi Māori, me ētahi atu rōpū Māori ki te Karauna, katutuki tēnei. He āhuatanga nui tēnei e āhei ai ngā mahi whanaketanga ā-ohanga, ā-pāpori hoki ki a ngāi Māori me Aotearoa whānui. E whai tonu ana mātou ki te kōtui atu ki ngā iwi mō te rapu huarahi hou ki te whakaara i ngā kaupapakua roa nei e tāmi ana i a ngāi Māori me Aotearoa whānui, ā, e whai ana hoki ki te tautohu i ngā āheinga kōkiritanga mā ngā iwi, me te tautoko i ngā iwi kia whai mana ake ai ēnei āheinga.

Me pēhea te tono -

How to apply:

Click here to view a position description. All applications must be submitted via our online process.  Email Sarah Hutcheson at quoting ref MBIE/8359 if you have any further questions.


Applications close on Friday 7 October 2022.