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Personal Assistant
West Coast West Coast New Zealand
Full Time

Join an organisation that is helping NZ to succeed, Supportive, engaged, collobative environment, CBD location .

We have a great opportunity for an experienced Personal Assistant to provide support to our Director of HR. You'll be part of the Business and Administration Support Team who provides executive support to the Corporate Services Branch Directors. This is a supportive team and a welcoming and engaged environment.

This is a busy director so you'll need to be an experienced, confident professional, who thrives working in a fast paced environment.

Key requirements for this role are:

  • Advanced diary management experience with a focus on being able to manage a diary that is very busy and changes often. Your ability to maintain a level head and calmly manage ‘busyness' is essential.
  • Ability to manage the Director's office, always thinking ahead in advance to ensure that the Director's time is well planned, enabling them to meet internal and external priorities and commitments.
  • Be comfortable supporting a Director that works a “paperless office”, is an advanced user and enabler of technology to the business and uses the tools to manage her daily plan, so you must be tech savvy.

  • Excellent relationship management skills as you will be interacting with senior level managers both within MPI and externally. Our ideal candidate will have worked in the public sector and have a good understanding of the machinery of government. In addition, you will have previous experience providing 1:1 support at a senior level (supporting at tier 3 or above).
  • Possess the ability to provide exceptional 1:1 support to a Director, while also being an effective member of the Administration Support Team.
  • Reputable for being the go-to person, who exceeds all expectations whilst juggling multiple priorities and deadlines.

If you have what we are looking for, we would love to hear from you!

About the Ministry for Primary Industries

Our purpose is “Growing and Protecting New Zealand”. We are striving to help the primary sector double the value of its exports by enabling industries to grow, and to strengthen their environmental performance.

MPI encourages and supports people to be the best they can be, to see more of who MPI is and what we do click here

Our people are passionate about their work. They put the customer first and are always thinking about innovative, agile ways to solve business and customer needs. Our people act with integrity, are down to earth, open and honest and always looking for ways to improve.

Applicants must be immediately available for an interview within New Zealand, and must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand.

Applications close 20 July 2017

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