Help us get ready so New Zealand can vote.
The General Election is New Zealand’s biggest event in 2020. Take on an exciting and varied role within a team that is supportive, hands-on, and committed to delivering a high-quality election.
We are looking for 72 people across multiple locations to ensure that our 3,000 voting places have the right materials for the election. For more information on this role and where they are is based can be found at www.elections.nz
Key responsibilities are to:
- create a logistics plan for the secure distribution and return of materials to the electorate headquarters
- implement the plan for the distribution of voting materials between the electorate headquarters and voting places
- securely store voting materials at the electorate headquarters
- manage the secure return and/or destruction of materials at the completion of the election
- manage teams carrying out tasks directed by the Returning Officer.
- experience in operational logistics or supplies management
- good communication and people skills
- good organising and planning skills
- attention to detail
- experience in managing and supporting people
- sound judgement
- the ability to quickly learn new processes and systems
- the ability to work under pressure
- ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
- current New Zealand full drivers’ licence.
The date of the 2020 General Election is Saturday, 19 September 2020.
This role requires you to be able to commit for approximately 19 weeks from 1 June 2020.
These will include extended hours and weekend work in the 8 weeks before and the four weeks after election-day.
You may be required to undertake travel throughout your electorate and region, as well as attending national training in Wellington in June.
About the Electoral Commission | Te Kaitiaki Take Kōwhiri
The Electoral Commission wants every New Zealander to trust, value and take part in Parliamentary elections. Here’s your chance to contribute to New Zealand’s democracy as part of a small team of electoral experts who design, build and implement processes and systems for Parliamentary elections and referenda. It’s an exciting and varied role within a team that is committed, supportive and hands-on.
Applications for secondments from within the Public Sector are welcome.
Applications close at 5pm, 23 March 2020.