Project Support Coordinator

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Work Type: 
Full Time
Closing Date: 
Friday, 18 June 2021


Project Support Coordinator

A great opportunity to work for a positive and passionate organisation, whilst gaining exposure to projects of national significance that genuinely make a difference. 

  • Permanent, Full-Time position
  • Auckland Central with some flexible working from home

Werry Workforce Whāraurau are looking for a Project Coordinator to join our diverse and supportive team environment.

Werry Workforce Whāraurau ( focuses on workforce development into the mental health and wellbeing of infants, children, and adolescents and those who care for them. Werry Workforce provides national training and workforce development within the child and adolescent mental health, education, and wellbeing sectors, and works alongside the other three Ministry funded Mental Health Workforce Centres. This appointment is through UniServices, Australasia's largest University research company which is owned by the University of Auckland and responsible for providing the University's research expertise to government and industry.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Experience in planning and coordinating to scope, communicate and support events.
  • Problem solving skills to set up and provide support of on the day and pre/post event coordination.
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office suite.
  • Experience using Premier Pro, Vimeo, InDesign and Canva to edit videos preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to establish and develop professional relationships.
  • Strong knowledge of office procedures and administration to undertake tasks related to assigned projects.
  • High attention to detail.

The ideal candidate will also promote a positive understanding of child and adolescent mental health and wellbeing and ensure principles of Treaty of Waitangi are supported and implemented in delivery of service.

You must also be highly adaptable as, with advanced notice, some travel and/or flexibility of when hours are worked for events, may be required for this role.

To express interest in the role please click and sign in to register your details. You can then upload your CV and covering letter. Applications close 18 June 2021. However, please apply as soon as possible as we are interviewing as applications come through.

About UniServices:

UniServices develops partnerships with world-leading academics from the University of Auckland to apply leading research, innovation and evidence-based solutions to challenges being addressed in the real world, both in New Zealand and internationally. We work alongside government, industry, other research entities and non-governmental organisations to grow and transform the economy, enhance innovation and learning solutions, protect the environment, and progress social, economic and policy challenges to the benefit of all New Zealanders.

Our team, backed by the world-leading research being undertaken by the University of Auckland, is dedicated to making a difference to all New Zealanders. With over 350 staff, our work is varied and future focused - we closely partner with the University of Auckland to add value to:

Business through contract research, consultancies, and licensing
Investors through intellectual property development and commercialisation
Governments & communities through societal research, custom education programmes and service delivery