Personal Assistant/Legal Secretary

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    1 month ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category:
  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 11-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/1013689
  • Job Title: Personal Assistant/Legal Secretary
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  • Summary:

Join a high-performing team that can truly influence and make a positive contribution to the safety and security of our maritime industry.

Maritime NZ

Maritime New Zealand is the regulatory compliance and response agency for the safety, security and environmental protection of New Zealand’s coastal and inland waterways. It helps to develop and maintain the national safety, security and environmental protection regulations that govern the operation of vessels, ports and offshore installations in New Zealand waters.

Personal Assistant/Legal Secretary role

We have an exciting opportunity available for a Personal Assistant/Legal Secretary to join our Legal Services team on a permanent, full-time basis. This position is based in Wellington.

Reporting to the Manager Legal Services, you will be responsible for providing personal assistant support to the Manager and Deputy Manager of Legal Services as well as legal secretarial support to the legal team and assistance with financial accounts.

Ideally you will have the following:

  • A mastery of the calendar with an ability to handle conflicting priorities
  • Proficient organisational and analytical skills with an ability to recognise issues and anticipate needs
  • Solid experience in an administrative role supporting Managers and teams
  • Flexible can-do attitude with a high degree of self-motivation, initiative and the ability to take an idea from concept to delivery
  • Calm and unflappable with an ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to work as part of a diverse team and maintain working relationships with staff at all levels
  • Strong integrity, a good manner with people and respect confidentiality
  • Scrupulous attention to detail

Previous experience as a legal secretary or a personal assistant in a legal team is preferred, but not essential.

Application process

If you have the background we need, the motivation and passion, and an ability to engage and deliver then this could be your next opportunity. Joining Maritime New Zealand will offer you development opportunities and a chance to join an organisation that is dedicated to making our seas safe, clean and secure.

Please review the Position Description and apply via the Maritime New Zealand’s Careers Page.

As part of your application process you are required to complete our online employment application form, and submit your CV and cover letter.

Applications close Sunday, 23 February 2020.