Administration Team Leader

- Experienced Admin leader looking for a challenging new role? - Grow and thrive in an innovative utility network - Full Medical, Life & Income Protection Insurance
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  • Experienced Admin leader looking for a challenging new role?
  • Grow and thrive in an innovative utility network
  • Full Medical, Life & Income Protection Insurance

About WEL Networks

With around 270 employees, owned by and working for the community, WEL Networks has been serving the Waikato for 100 years, distributing power from the national grid, connecting over 160,000 people to electricity services.

Based in Hamilton, we play an essential role in the region's economic and social development by identifying and investing in new technologies that will modernise our network and future-proof our region. We’re excited to be broadening our horizons as we diversify from a traditional lines company into a multi-utility.

As the world is going through a period of significant change and adjusting to a new normal, so too is WEL Networks. With the energy landscape changing at pace, through the acceleration of Electrification, Solar, Batteries, and EVs driving changing customer expectations, we are focussing now more than ever on unlocking our energy potential and realising our vision: to create an innovative energy future.

We are looking for skilled, innovative and enthusiastic individuals to join our team in supporting the company through this exciting new chapter and into the future.

About the role

As Administration Team Leader, you will lead the corporate administration team; managing the overall administration function and providing administration support to the business.

This role is suited to a senior administrator, someone who can hit the ground running and who has experience leading people. You will need to be adaptable in this varied role in which you will wear a few different hats, providing assistance across the business and no two days will be the same!


  • Provide general administration support to the business and manage the day to day running of the administration function
  • Leadership of the administration team, covering their roles when required
  • Provide back up for the Chief Executive’s EA
  • Assist in ad hoc project work when needed

Skills and experience

  • 5+ years’ experience in a corporate administration environment
  • Proven people leadership experience
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office suite of programmes
  • Agile and adaptable, with a strong customer service focus

Staff Benefits

At WEL, we look after our people – with medical, life and income protection insurance, a variety of flexible working options, the safest equipment and plenty of upskilling opportunities. We will also help you with relocation expenses when moving into the Waikato.

We are committed to making sure our people go home safe every day, and with a drug and alcohol free worksite we will require you to take a drug and alcohol test before you join us.

How to Apply

At WEL we value diversity and innovation, and want extraordinary people with vision to join us.  It is important to us that we get to experience a little bit of the ‘real you’ in your application.  Apply now with your CV and please take the time in a cover letter to tell us what really floats your boat – what sets you apart, why you want to be a part of our team and some of your proudest achievements.

View the full position description for more details and if this opportunity sounds like the right fit for you, please apply! 

Applications close 24th June 2021

We would like someone to start with us ASAP, so please don't hesitate because if we have some standout applicants we may start interviewing and close applications early!


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


114 Maui Street
3200 Hamilton Directions 07 850 3100 View page

Enabling our people

At WEL we look after our people. 

We are driven to upskill, bringing new trainees into the industry annually, and nurturing and growing our staff. 

We have an active social club, encouraging our employees to interact, include their families in their work lives and just have fun!

Through our WEL Balanced programme we provide a range of wellbeing and wellness initiatives to enable our employees to thrive in our communities.

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