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Payroll/HRIS Administrator

Payroll/HRIS Administrator

Wakari Hospital, Dunedin

Salary between $77,452 and $81,024 p.a


  • Full time, permanent (1FTE) position
  • Large, commercial environment
  • Genuinely supportive team
  • Free on-site parking!


Rare opportunity to join our friendly and efficient payroll team, delivering exceptional service across Te Whatu Ora Southern.


Mō te tūranga | About the role

The Payroll/HRIS Administrator position here at Te Whatu Ora Southern is a varied and busy role supporting the payroll function for a team of more than 5,500 employees throughout the Southern region. Our team is an experienced, friendly and hard-working bunch who support each other to provide the best possible service for the organisation.

In this role you will be providing support, advice and above all an efficient and accurate payroll service across our diverse organisation. Along with our 6 existing Administrators the key responsibilities of your role will be:

  • Ensuring that all employees receive accurate and timely Payroll/HRIS services
  • Assisting with reporting related activities
  • Providing advice to both employees and management
  • Ensuring you keep informed and up to date with relevant legislation


This is a Monday to Friday role, during standard office hours with flexibility on start and finish times to allow you a balance with commitments outside of your working life.


See position description.


Mōu ake | About you

We are on the lookout for a team player who will bring their extensive knowledge and experience within payroll to actively contribute to the smooth running of the service. Our ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Commercial payroll experience and a broad understanding of the end-to-end payroll process
  • High levels of computer literacy particularly within Excel and other Microsoft applications
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Flexibility in your approach and the ability to work well in an agile environment
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to relate to stakeholders at all levels of the organisation


If this all sounds like you and you love the idea of using your skills to support us, apply today!


Mō mātou | About us

Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. We take pride in all the services we provide, and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.


Utu whānui |Salary range

This role is covered by the terms and conditions of the PSA South Island Clerical Multi-Employer Collective Agreement and the salary will be in accordance with the National Health Administration Workers Pay Scale, Band 6 between $77,452 and $81,024 p.a dependant on relevant experience.


Rā mōnehu |Closing Date: 07 June 2024

Due to the fast-paced nature of what we do, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don’t delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.


Tono ināianei | Apply now

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: 

For further information please contact Mikayla Hamilton, Recruitment Advisor,


If you currently work for Te Whatu Ora- Health New Zealand - Southern , please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here:  Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors


Pre-Employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to:

  • Occupational Health Assessment
  • Police Vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
  • Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)

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