Senior Executive Assistant | Kaiāwhina Matua to DCE Māori Partnerships & Strateg at Statistics NZ, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Kaiāwhina Matua | Senior Executive Assistant (to DCE Māori Partnerships & Strategy in Te Tohu)
Join an organisation contributing to meaningful outcomes, About Aotearoa, for Aotearoa - data that improves lives today and for generations to come.
Mōu | For you
Tatauranga Aotearoa Stats NZ are dedicated to diversity, equity, inclusion, health and wellbeing. We welcome every gender, ethnicity, ability, religion, age and background and encourage people to be their authentic selves.
Starting salary: $80,371 - $107,597 negotiable + superannuation
- Flexible by default, balance life and work commitments
- Develop and grow your career (coaching, training, study support, secondments)
- 3 extra annual leave days (taken during Christmas office closure), see our careers site for other benefits and networks
- State of the art, brand new 6-star green building in central Wellington that caters to a variety of working styles and needs
Te tūnga | The role
An exciting opportunity for an experienced Executive Assistant to support our Deputy Chief Executive Māori Partnerships & Strategy in Te Tohu Rautaki Angitu Māori.
This is a fast-paced and dynamic role that will see you keeping our DCE ahead of the game by being informed and prepared for meetings, deadlines, and anything else that comes at them. Typical days include calendar management, travel bookings, reporting and task management, attending meetings and taking notes, preparation of key documents/emails and handling confidential and sensitive information.
You will ensure your DCE is supported to be their best in every way as a leader for our organisation. You'll take ownership of your role and effectively manage the human, physical, technical, and environmental elements to ensure they are set up for every occasion. You'll bring a proactive, adaptable 'can do' attitude, unflappable disposition and an eye for detail.
Nōu te rourou | What you bring
We encourage and consider transferable skills and experience gained from outside of work e.g., cultural, community work, sports, volunteering, or a comparable role in a different sector or industry.
Tell us about any of the following in your cover:
- Your knowledge and experience of Te Tiriti, Tikanga, Te Reo and Te Ao Māori.
- How you demonstrate, encourage or support diversity and inclusion in or outside of work.
- Examples of key relationships you've built and how and why relationships are important.
- Where you've demonstrated leadership, e.g., led by example, demonstrated problem solving, owned a project or piece of work, spoken up for yourself or others.
- Where you've shown curiosity and tried new things, taken on other perspectives, challenged the norm, learned, and applied or shared your learnings.
- Where you've demonstrated customer centricity, everyone is a customer mentality.
- Your experience supporting a CE, Director, GM or Executive and how you made a difference
- Understanding of the machinery of government and related processes and procedures.
We need someone who can consistently anticipate the DCE's needs by staying one step ahead, remain calm under pressure and problem solve and manage challenges as they arise. You'll have:
- The ability to multitask and prioritise and expert organisational skills.
- Experience providing advice, guidance, and support to others, within an executive office and in a tactful and discreet manner.
- Sound judgement, common sense, with a strong ability to anticipate next steps and needs..
- Strong communication skills, written, oral and interpersonal
- Expert technical skills when it comes to office systems, setting up meetings and technology e.g. video conferencing, MS Teams, syncing diaries and phones, using Microsoft office and picking up any other technology
- Desire to work with a DCE who cares about people, establishing a strong prouctive team, and who is a bonafide foodie so loves to chat about food.
Ko mātou | About Us
Tatauranga Aotearoa - Stats NZ is a Central Government employer of around 1400 people across Aotearoa. We provide data and statistics to support the decisions of Government, Māori and Iwi organisations, businesses, NGOs and New Zealanders. Our work is About Aotearoa, for Aotearoa - data that improves lives today and for generations to come.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
We encourage you to be you in your application! We are truly committed to diversity, inclusion and lifting our cultural capability. You don't need to be knowledgeable in these areas, but you do need to be on board with learning.
Please reach out to Karl Moresi - email@example.com to arrange a kōrero (chat) before you apply if that is what you need from this process or reach out to us with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: We will be screening applications as we receive them to move swiftly to interview shortly after the advert closes (depending on application numbers this date may change). You may be asked to complete a pre-interview screen via phone or video. Please let us know in your application if we need to make any specific accommodations during our process.
We encourage you to go to our careers site to learn more about working at Tatauranga Aotearoa Stats NZ.
Note to Recruitment Agencies: unsolicited CVs will not be accepted, do not contact the Hiring Manager directly, instead reach out to email@example.com
You must have the right to live and work in Aotearoa New Zealand. Background and various pre-employment checks are part of our recruitment process.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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