Administration Assistant

Work with a close knit team in a fantastic, busy and challenging environment. Support our Project Teams and Programme teams too.
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  • Join us in a pivotal administration and support role
  • Utilise your administration, coordination and stakeholder relationship skills
  • Paraparaumu based, work close to home

We are Electra Limited, a dynamic, forward-thinking and innovative local company, part of a vibrant community in the Horowhenua and Kapiti regions of New Zealand. We have been servicing our customers and the community for more than 90 years. We believe the key to our success is our people, the community support we receive, our product innovation and diversification into new industries. The Electra Group consists of Electra Ltd, Electra Generation, and Electra Services (trading as Securely). 

Electra is committed to living our values of Safety, Respect, Professional, Accountability and Integrity. We continually strive for excellence in everything that we do.  

This role works with our broader Programme and Project Management teams, providing high-level, well thought out, and accurate administration support services.  In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring job packs are created and correctly set up, and that the work in progress is invoiced correctly and charged out accordingly.

You will also be responsible for:  

  • Assisting the finance team with month-end tasks as required
  • Assisting with new customer connections, front of house, cable locates and general customer enquiries
  • Setting up purchase orders and jobs in Navision as necessary for work on the network and 3rd party customers
  • Filing of completed job packs in a timely and accurate manner
  • Supporting the Project Team with queries from internal stakeholders
  • Scheduling of work in Navision as required

 About you:

You have at least one year of experience in an administratively focused role, with a passion for customer service and ensuring deadlines are adhered to and met.

You are supportive, focused on the minor details to ensure jobs are set up and processed correctly, documents are prepared promptly, and are aligned to the project brief.  You are computer savvy, love working with systems and processes.  You love being challenged, kept busy and having variety in your work, yet you do not mind repetitive tasks, that may reoccur regularly.

Any experience in a similar role in the construction, utilities or comparable industries, would be highly regarded.  However more important, is your attitude to learn, your passion and your willingness to share duties and support the team.

On offer:

We offer a competitive salary, a generous wellbeing and benefits offering, and the chance to grow your career in a locally owned and operated kiwi business.

If this sounds like you, and our values resonate with you as a person, please, do not delay, apply today!


Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


33 Tongariro Street
5032 Paraparaumu Directions 0212022809 View page

Electra Benefits

We offer some great benefits and perks when working at Electra, See these below!

  • Training and Development 💻🌏

    The continued training and development of our staff keeps them motivated, challenged and keen to continue their employment with us!

    Alongside our Line Mechanic Traineeship, we have also facilitated more than 12 industry-related courses, and we’ve spent more than $13.4m in training our staff!

    What does this mean for you? The chance to hone your skills, learn new ones, and progress through the organisation.

  • Health and Wellbeing🏥♥

    At Electra, we’re committed to the health and wellbeing of all of our staff. Below, see what we offer, it’s pretty amazing!

    • Medical Insurance through Southern Cross to our employees, and discounts to their immediate families.

    • Southern Cross members can enjoy additional benefits from their Wellbeing
    partners, such as Specsavers, OPSM,
    Lumino the Dentists, Southern Cross Pet
    Insurance and many more.

    • Life Insurance cover – for our permanent staff members who work more than 15 hours per week.

    • Voluntary flu vaccinations for our employees are provided.

    • Bi-annual mole checks are available to our employees.

    • We offer an Employee Assistance Program to support our staff. We know that people navigate good times and bad times, our EAP program provides confidential counselling services and practical assistance to assist with mental and physical wellbeing struggles.

    • Introducing our “Fit for work” program – This approach prepares our field crews for the day through physical warm-ups and ensure complete recovery for those in physical jobs out in the field through physical warm-downs.

    • Other on-going wellbeing initiatives such as assisting with financial wellbeing. Employees have the opportunity to meet with a Financial Advisor to seek advice on reducing debt, investments, reviewing mortgage and interest rates, just to name a few.

    • Ergonomic work-stations and electronic standing desks are provided to suit everyone’s physical wellbeing.

  • A commitment to your safety🥽🦺

    We are committed to industry safety best practice and want to ensure you get home safely each and every day. We provide the most suitable and up-to-date PPE available to all of our field staff.

  • Competitive Remuneration💲💰

    We know that attracting and retaining the best talent in the market is tough. That is why we are committed to providing market-leading remuneration across our roles. Couple this with our regional locations and the affordable house pricing that comes with them, you’ll be well looked after.

  • Superannuation💲💰

    We offer Kiwisaver across the Electra Group with a company scheme tailored specifically to our staff.

  • Free on and off-site parking available 🚗👮‍♀️

  • Relocation 🏠✈

    Relocation assistance will be considered on a case by case basis.

Workplace and Culture

Across the region, we strive to (and think we’re doing an excellent job) of making Electra a fun, inclusive, challenging, innovative and safe place to work!

We pride ourselves on our core values, of Safety, Respect, Professional, Accountable and Integrity, and these values flow through every facet of work we undertake.

We work hard, but we also love to have fun, from plentiful celebrations to Line Mechanic competitions, quiz nights and family fun days, we sure know how to come together.

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