Contracts Administrator – Skylight Trust – Wellington

Job Description
Contracts Administrator
Use your excellent computer and communication skills to ensure accurate and efficient reporting of Skylights services
Self-motivated with a strong attention to detail
Must be able to work alongside facilitators, teachers and community groups in a challenging, complex environment
We are looking for an enthusiastic team player with an attention to detail, excellent computer and communication skills, and an understanding of school communities, the government and the not-for-profit sector.
Skylight is a national not-for-profit trust that supports children, young people, and whānau to navigate through tough times by building resilient individuals and communities. Skylight’s services and programmes are built with trauma informed practice and a focus on building resilience.   Skylight delivers services directly to children, young people and whānau. Skylight also builds the capability of communities in the wider sector through training and professional development. (www.skylight.org.nz)
The Trust is looking for a skilled fulltime Contracts Administrator with great computer skills, preferably experienced in Filemaker software application, databases, data entry and excel. Your excellent computer skills will give you the ability to deliver high quality administration support and data collation for the reports needed by Skylight’s funders.
You will need to have well-developed communication skills as the Contracts Administrator will work closely with the Programme Coordinators, as well as other Skylight team members, e.g. finance, to ensure a holistic approach to delivering Skylight’s services. As the key support role to two major contracts you will need to have an understanding of how schools operate, have an attention to detail and be a self-starter.
If you’ve always wanted to work in an organisation that provides the right help at the right time in the right way and you are looking for a new challenge, have a “can do” attitude, great administration skills and are a team player – here’s a chance to work for a forward thinking organisation that helps people through tough times.

To be successful in this role you will need to have:
Successful general administration experience with a demonstrated ability to efficiently deliver accurate work on time within tight deadlines
Highly competent computer skills with a good knowledge of appropriate desktop computer applications, including successful experience in setting up and maintaining spreadsheets, software applications, databases, and data entry
Experience in managing small projects and dealing with changing deadlines and priorities
Calm professional demeanour, coupled with self-motivation, reliability, and flexibility
Cultural sensitivity towards Maori, Pacific Peoples, and other cultures with a commitment to positive outcomes for clients

How to Apply
If this role sounds like you, please apply by 9am Monday 8 July 2019 enclosing a covering letter outlining your reasons for applying for this position along with an up to date CV to info@skylight.org.nz. For a position description or further information please contact Anne Bristol on info@skylight.org.nz or 04-9396767. All applications will be acknowledged by email.

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