We believe that everyone needs and deserves a home.
In our work across regions and communities, partnering with Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities, community and transitional housing providers, developers, social services and other agencies, we’re changing the housing and urban landscape to address New Zealanders’ needs now and in the future.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Executive Assistant to join our Te Kāhui Kāinga Ora group. This newly established group is focused on partnering with whānau, hapū, iwi and other Māori entities in order to achieve their aspirations; delivering on key initiatives to improve Māori housing outcomes
About the role
Supporting the Deputy Chief Executive (DCE), Tumuaki for the Te Kāhui Kāinga Ora, you will be responsible for ensuring the smooth running of this busy group within the Ministry. Some of your day to day tasks will include, diary management including drafting responses where appropriate, acting as a first point of contact for internal and external stakeholders, arranging travel, processing invoices and minute taking as well as supporting the wider group when required.
This is a fabulous opportunity for an experienced Executive Assistant who is comfortable multitasking through a busy workload. Using your sound judgement, you will quickly be able to prioritise, know when to escalate and have the confidence to take ownership of important tasks that will ease the work pressures of this DCE and group. Your excellent communication skills will see you easily build strong working relationships across the organisation. Some experience and knowledge of Tikanga Māori and Te Reo would be an advantage.
Your background and experience will include:
What to do next
This is an exciting time to be part of a new Ministry with a people focused mandate where you will be part of a team making a positive difference in the community. If this looks like your next career move, then please apply now below. For any confidential enquires please feel free to contact Jo Attewell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications close Tuesday 3rd March 2020.
Please note, you must have the legal right to live and work in New Zealand to be eligible for this position.