Executive Assistant

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    1 month ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 19-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/1451817
  • Job Title: Executive Assistant
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  • Summary:

Executive Assistant to the Deputy Chief Executive for Policy Research and Evaluation, and the Deputy Chief Executive for Business Services, People and Culture.

  • Permanent, full-time
  • Growing and dynamic organisation
  • Wellington CBD location

About us

The Ministry for Pacific Peoples is the principal advisor on policies and interventions that improve outcomes for Pacific Peoples. We bring the Pacific voice, perspective and understanding into policy and Ministry led initiatives. We can do this because of the time we spend nurturing our relationships with our people. These relationships are crucial to what we do and enable us to prioritise the changes that will ensure more of our Pacific people can lead fulfilling lives.

Tautua, MPPs Executive Leadership team operate in a dynamic and often complex environment with a diverse range of stakeholders, including the Minister, government agencies, pacific communities, corporate organisations and the general public, all with distinct requirements. The Executive Assistant to the Deputy Chief Executive’s is a key role within National Office, and supports the work of the Leadership team.

About you

You will be adaptable to the many demands, excellent at communicating with people and have a helpful, caring approach to the work. You must be details oriented, use your intuitive to support the needs of the two Deputy Chief Executives, and take a proactive approach to getting the work done. Ideally, but not necessarily you will have the ability to speak a Pacific language and have some knowledge of and empathy for the organisation’s journey and values.

The Executive Assistant position provides high-quality administrative support services to the designated Deputy Chief Executives. These services include secretarial and personal assistance; making travel arrangements; leading the logistical arrangements for the Deputy Chief Executive’s meetings; including research and information to support meetings, as well as be the key liaison with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Ideally three or more years PA/EA experience, with broad exposure to all aspects of a PA/EA function
  • Excellent MS Office skills, particularly Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent word processing skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and people skills
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • A high level of independence in planning tasks
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Self motivated and committed to creating a positive working environment

If you believe in our purpose and commitment and want to be a part of our close-knit team, come join an organisation where you will be recognised and feel valued for your hard work and success here at Ministry for Pacific Peoples.

To apply for this opportunity please click here: https://www.mpp.govt.nz/mpp-job-application-form/

Applications close 5:00pm on Wednesday, 4 March 2020.