4 Aug 2022

Full-Time Office Coordinator

Royal Australasian Collage of Surgeons  Wellington $65,600 NZ

Job Description

About the role

This permanent 1.0FTE position is the primary initial contact point for the Aotearoa New Zealand Office. Its duties include reception, stores and office maintenance, meeting room arrangements, flight and accommodation bookings and general administrative support for the office, other staff and other RACS activities in Aotearoa NZ. It requires a person with a can-do, positive attitude.

Skills and experience 

  • Experience in a similar role and / or satisfactory completion of an Office Administration course
  • Ability to communicate clearly and confidently, both in writing and verbally.
  • Very good customer service skills and ability to relate to people at all levels and work in a team environment.
  • Very good organisational skills – the ability to successfully complete a variety of tasks within required time frames.
  • Intermediate in MS Office Suite Skills (Word, Excel, Outlook)


At our organisation, we are proud to have such a positive impact on improving health outcomes in the community. Our people are very important to us and we treat everyone fairly and are mindful of our colleagues and their wellbeing. Working at RACS you will thrive in our environment where we recognise we are all one team. Our employees are at their best when they have balance in their lives, so by joining our team you will have:

  • access to mental wellbeing app Mentemia.
  • wellbeing reimbursement.
  • gifted additional leave at the end of the year.
  • access to online learning portal THRIVE with a catalogue of 70,000+ courses.
  • access to an Employee Assistance Program which includes counselling for personal and work related issues, support for family members, legal support, career development and planning, nutrition & lifestyle advice as well as financial counselling. 

We truly care about our employees’ health and wellbeing and encourage our people to bring their whole selves to work. 

About the company

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) is a not for profit, membership-based organisation leading the way in surgical performance, professionalism and patient care in Aotearoa New Zealand and Australia.

With service to our members at the forefront of our business, we support ongoing learning and development for our surgical workforce of more than 7,000 surgeons and 1,300 surgical trainees and Specialist International Medical Graduates. 

RACS is on an exciting journey to transform the way our members engage with us by making improvements across many aspects of the College – from learning and development to technology and governance. We are focusing on collaboration and innovation to better serve our members and to enhance the contribution of surgeons to the community.

RACS is committed to supporting diversity and inclusion in our workforce. The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) recognises Māori as the tāngata whenua (people of the land) of Aotearoa New Zealand and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people as the traditional landowners of Australia. We are committed to creating employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and Māori and building an environment that is inclusive, culturally safe and appropriate.

This position may very occasionally require some evening work to support meetings / courses outside of normal work hours and that time given can be taken back at a later date.

As this role can involve work activities in external health and business venues, all AoNZ team members are required to be fully vaccinated and boostered (first booster at least) against COVID-19

How to apply?

To apply for this role please go to the link below:


Enquiries can be directed to [email protected] however applications emailed to this address will not be accepted.   

Job Category: Office and Admin. Job Type: Full-Time.

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