HR Data Administrator

Date: 17-Jan-2023

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council


He angitūtanga: The opportunity 

Sitting within our innovative People & Culture division, here is your ideal opportunity to develop your passion for and knowledge in HR and Payroll Information Systems. Joining our friendly and collaborative team, you’ll be responsible for keeping our HRIS up to date, resolving errors, and supporting the payroll team.

Some of your responsibilities will include entering new employee data into the HRIS, providing specialist system and payroll advice to support people leaders and employees, as well as master data changes. 

A great opportunity to join a team on the journey, investigating areas for system improvement and process innovation, with opportunities to develop into HR system specialist or broaden your career further into the many areas of our P&C department.  

He kōrero mōu: About you 

You’ll be very computer literate and technically-savvy, and able to pick up new systems quickly and accurately. Experience using Excel, SAP and SuccessFactors is highly regarded. 

Ideally, you’ll have some prior experience working in an HR or payroll environment, although this is not strictly required, and some understanding of NZ employment processes and Payroll Legislation. You’ll be adept at managing a high volume of work and maintaining excellent attention to detail. 

As you’ll be liaising with a range of different stakeholders, you’ll also be a confident and clear communicator. 

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer 

The Auckland Council People & Culture division is committed to innovation and continuous improvement, so we can support our people to be world-class – this is an opportunity for a passionate candidate to join us on this journey and help contribute to this vision! 


With one of the busiest and most complex HR teams in the country, the progression and development options on offer are second to none. As an Auckland Council employee, you’ll also gain access to a range of fantastic benefits such as;


  • Discounted Leisure Centre membership and other employer benefits!
  • Annual Zoo Pass
  • Employer Kiwisaver contribution of plus 3% is additional to base salary.
  • Entitled to annual leave immediately rather than after 12 months service.
  • Additional paid annual leave day for personal health and wellbeing
  • Plus paid in the Community workday leave day
  • Ongoing, regular free internal and quality external training provided.

Please note we have both full time permanent and fixed term opportunities (fixed term until 30th June 23) available. Please indicate your preference on application for one or both.

Applications close 1 February.  We will be reviewing applicants as we receive so if this sounds like your next move, don’t delay, apply now!


For the full position description, please click on this link here.


Please note the official title for this role is Data Management Specialist 

Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.


Auckland Council strongly encourages our employees to be fully vaccinated.