Executive Assistant

Job Title: Executive Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wellington, New Zealand
Reference: 5156-9080-202-PZ
Contact Name: Patrick Zimonczek
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 09, 2019 13:38

Job Description

Come work for a company that's a great place to work, and where great work gets done. A team that's energetic and full of fresh thinking, a team that loves asking 'why not?' instead of 'why?'

This is a fantastic opportunity for a pro-active, self-motivated and experienced EA to make their mark in the Governments lead agency for business services.

Reporting to the Group Manager, you'll be responsible for helping them with managing their day and allowing them to keep focused on the amazing vision and strategy of improving the standard of living for all New Zealanders!

About the client:
  • Based in Wellington CBD
  • Works to increase household incomes by helping businesses be more productive and internationally competitive
  • Increases opportunities for all New Zealanders though improved job opportunities
  • Ensures quality housing is more affordable
  • Collaborates across all areas of the Government to meet challenging targets

    Your key responsibilities as EA:
  • Executive support - Deal with high level and confidential issues, diary and event management, screen and manage contact requests, assist senior management to achieve decision making outcomes
  • Collaboration - Internal and external stakeholders to achieve objectives, balance competing demands and interests, provide timely and helpful information
  • Decision Making – Make fact and judgement-based recommendations and decisions, comfortable taking calculated risks, fostering and innovating through new ideas and problem solving
  • Administration - Prepare documents, minute meetings and follow up agreed outputs, manage financial processes
  • Relationship Management - Contribute as an active team member sharing expertise, build effective and efficient working relationships, manage internal and external partnerships and stakeholders, mentor support staff
  • Customer Focus - Gain insight into customer needs, deliver customer focused solutions, identify opportunities for improvement that have customers at the heart, actively seek feedback, maintain sustainable and sturdy relationships
  • Health and Safety - Deal with workplace hazards appropriately, reports incidents immediately, proactively resolve workplace risks
  • Action orientated - Taking ownership and being accountable for results, having a can-do attitude, comfortable managing tough situations

    About you:
  • Proven experience in a senior executive support role
  • Knowledge and understanding of working within a government agency
  • Excellent stakeholder management and communication
  • Confident collaborator and influential with peers
  • Flexible to working within a dynamic and diverse environment

    You will always be expected to role model the values and behaviors of our client in order to uphold their top reputation. Due to the nature of this work you must have the legal right to live and work in New Zealand to apply.

    Apply today and don't miss out on the opportunity to shape and influence within this incredible team and the work they do.

    Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa
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