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Executive Assistant

Ministry of Health
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Job Description

  • Fantastic opportunity for a PA looking for their next career step
  • Varied work
  • Wellington location
  • 2 roles available


The System Strategy and Policy directorate works closely with Ministers and Cabinet to provide high quality health advice to inform the decisions they make on behalf of the Government.


The Executive Assistants in our Directorate deliver high quality and timely support for the Group Manager / Director / Manager /Chief they support whilst actively collaborating and engaging with colleagues both internally and externally.


In this diverse role you will provide executive assistant services to senior leaders that span inbox, diary and meeting coordination, productions of reports and/or presentations, contribute to project work, manage finance/invoice processing, travel, and more. Join the ministry and be the ‘go to person' for our managers, working in an area that truly makes a difference for New Zealanders.


To be successful in this role you will be able to demonstrate your capability in managing priorities and identifying risks for the people you support. You'll be confident and have the ability to work in a complex and changing environment. Establishing relationships and maintaining them in order to achieve desired outcomes is critical to your success. You'll also be creative in terms of problem solving and contributing to process improvement and implementation.


The Ministry of Health is the kaitiaki of the health and disability system in New Zealand.  We are responsible for providing active stewardship and leadership across the nations health and disability system.  We ensure the system provides people with the highest levels of care, regardless of who they are or where they live. 


We have embarked on a transformational change programme which is creating some exciting career opportunities.  If you would like to contribute to the important work that we do, please join us.


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Advertising for this role closes on Wednesday, 20 November 2019.


We encourage diversity and inclusion at the Ministry of Health and are committed to equal opportunity in all our employment policies and procedures.  In particular, we want to ensure accessibility needs are well supported, so the recruitment process is fair and equitable for all.  Therefore, please let us know if there is any support we can provide to ensure the recruitment process is fully accessible to you.  You can contact us at if you would like to discuss any accessibility needs you may have.

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