Office Co-ordinator – Virtual

Location: Virtual Office (Three days a week)

As we embrace the virtual realm and adapt to 'work from anywhere' settings , we are seeking a self-motivated individual with strong interpersonal and communication skills, intermediate to advanced digital proficiency, administrative expertise, and the ability to work independently and collaboratively in a virtual setting. The ideal candidate will demonstrate initiative, problem-solving ability, and attention to detail, while embodying a service-oriented leadership approach and maintaining integrity and professionalism. Desirable attributes include knowledge of Te Reo Māori and Tikanga Māori, familiarity with Te Tiriti o Waitangi, and experience in office administration, IT, and database management, preferably within non-governmental or public health organisations. A qualification in business administration or management is preferred but not essential, and a driver's license and flexibility for occasional travel and varied hours are advantageous.

About Us:

Health promotion works to enable people to enjoy health. The Health Promotion Forum (HPF) takes a broad approach to health promotion and is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi, improving the determinants of health, and social equity. Hauora is a taonga, a fundamental human right founded on respect for the mana of people. For all people to enjoy their right to Hauora, they need to be treated with fairness and respect, participate in decisions affecting their health, and live in a healthy environment.

HPF’s overall goal is to promote Hauora as everyone’s right. To achieve this, the Forum will develop and offer leadership, develop strategic partnerships and relationships, strengthen the health promotion sector and workforce, and develop as a healthy and sustainable organisation.

Position Overview:

Working in the virtual reality is increasing. The Health Promotion Forum of New Zealand has fully integrated to this setting, whilst retaining options for physical office attendance. This position will lead this area of work for us.


Principal Accountabilities

  1. Lead virtual office operations and administration support
  2. Database and workflow Management
  3. Personal Assistant to Executive Director
  4. Offer secretarial support across various projects


Flexible remote work environment.

Opportunity to make a meaningful impact in health promotion efforts.

Collaborative and supportive team culture.

Professional development opportunities.

If this resonates with your skills, attributes, and commitment to hauora, we encourage you to apply and be a part of our small but dedicated team at the Health Promotion Forum of New Zealand.  Please submit your cover letter and curriculum vitae to



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