Executive Assistant at NZ Ministry of Education, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Executive Assistant to the Deputy Secretary Te Mahau | Te Tai Runga (South)
- Key support role for senior leader
- Support the important mahi our ministry does for Aotearoa
- Wellington based
Help shape the future of Education
He mea tārai e mātou te mātauranga kia rangatira ai, kia mana taurite ai ōna huanga
We work to shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes
At Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga | Ministry of Education, we work to provide services and support nationally, regionally and locally to the education sector, and in some cases, directly to ākonga and whānau.
We shape the policies, settings and performance of the education system for early learning, schooling and tertiary.
We are making significant changes to how we deliver our purpose
So that we:
- Taking practical action to give effect to te Tiriti o Waitangi
- Delivering greater responsiveness, accessibility and integrated services and support.
- Giving priority to regional and local voice.
- Improving feedback loops and information flows.
Our organisation is made up of talented and committed people around Aotearoa, from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures. While we work in different groups and on different things, we all strive every day to make the biggest difference we can for every child, young person and adult student in our education system.
Mō tēnei tūranga | About the role
You will be supporting the Deputy Secretary Te Mahau | Te Tai Runga (South). This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is looking for a chance to become an Executive Assistant supporting a Senior leader who will be leading the development of Te Mahau.
As the Executive Assistant, you will assist the Deputy Secretary to achieve their goals by managing their diary, monitoring daily schedules, arranging travel arrangements, and keeping them informed of commitments by highlighting conflicts.
The role will be suitable for someone with previous experience as an Executive Assistant or a Personal Assistant with a strong administrative background, and a willingness to learn and do the mahi. In return, this role will offer a collaborative working environment and career progression opportunities within the organisation.
Mōhou ake | About you
As the Executive Assistant to the Deputy Secretary- Te Mahau | Te Tai Runga (South) you will bring your keenness to learn, grow and develop your understanding and do the mahi to be successful in the role.
You will also bring your high attention to detail, ability to work under pressure and be able to anticipate the needs of the Deputy Secretary. You will have sound computer knowledge, experience with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel and Word, etc) and have the ability to perform your duties with considerable confidentiality, initiative, and mature and independent judgment.
Kua rite koe mō tēnei mahi? | Are you ready to make a difference?
We need to reflect the diverse communities we serve, so we welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, orientations, and identities. As an organisation, we are committed to building racial equity and excellence in the education sector.
We provide flexible working environments where everyone feels relevant, valued and supported. So, if working from home and/or having a flexible start and finish to the day will help with this, we can usually make it happen. We'd love to hear what this might look like for you, so feel free to outline this in your Cover Letter.
For more information on the role, please take a look at the job description. For additional information on the changes Te Tāhuhu are embarking on, please visit our careers centre. If this opportunity interests you, please submit your cover letter and resume by using the ‘apply' button.
In your cover letter we'd like to know:
- about you, your values, your whakapapa
- your interest and motivations for this role
- the abilities, strengths, personal attributes and diverse perspectives you will bring to the role and this organisation.
The Ministry encourages all employees to be fully vaccinated although currently this is a voluntary requirement. There is no requirement to show evidence of your vaccine status as this role is not covered by the Public Health (Vaccinations) Order.
For further information, please contact Kayne Good at firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close at midnight on Sunday 2 October 2022.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||NZ Ministry of Education|
|Position type:||Permanent full-time|
|Attachment:||Job Description - Executive Assistant to Deputy Secretary - Te Mahau Te Tai Runga.pdf (PDF, 631KB)
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