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Executive Coordinator / Support Officer

Ministry for Primary Industries
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Job Description

We are looking for an Executive Coordinator/Support Officer to provide administrative and secretarial support to a Regulation & Assurance Branch Director, management teams, and Regulation & Assurance staff as required.

You will be responsible the Director's daily schedule to ensure a seamless and clear flow of information and related commitments through effective diary, event and meeting management and the provision of effective personal assistance/ secretarial services.

You need to be agile, adaptable and quick to pick up things.  We need you to have a can do attitude, be a team player, strong on systems and processes and able to cope with making changes on the fly. 

This is a diverse role which will suit someone who takes pride in providing excellent support to busy people.

Your focus will be on the effective delivery of top-notch administrative and secretarial support.  To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Diary, email, event, and meeting management experience
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills
  • Experience in an office environment
  • Knowledge of administration and business support systems and processes
  • Excellent customer focus, attention to detail, and communication skills
  • Experience with facilitating system- and process- improvements
  • Experience of records management systems
  • Experience with data entry and reporting tools

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is responsible for ‘Growing and Protecting New Zealand'. It's no mean feat and we have a team of hard working and dedicated people in a variety of roles supporting us to make this happen! MPI also provides a range of services to ensure New Zealand is protected from biological risk and that the food New Zealand businesses produce is safe and suitable for us all to consume. MPI's services ensure that New Zealand's natural resources are sustainable while enabling the primary sector to innovate and grow the value of its exports. Our overall ambition is for New Zealand to be the most trusted source of high value natural products in the world. Join us to help this ambition become a reality. 

To find out more about the Ministry and what we do please click here

To view the position description and/or apply for the role (submitting a cover letter and current curriculum vitae), please click “APPLY NOW” or visit the MPI Careers Site. For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online careers portal.

To apply for this role you must hold the right to work in New Zealand or be eligible to obtain it – click here to find out more about work visa eligibility and options.

In order to be considered for this role, applicants must be available to interview within New Zealand or via Skype.

If you have any questions about the role, you may contact Nick Goddard for a confidential discussion on 04 894 0908 or email

Applications for this role close on Sunday 29th of April

The Ministry for Primary Industries is a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone's differences are valued and respected. We welcome enquires from everyone and value diversity in the workplace and we are willing to consider flexible working arrangements. MPI is an employer of choice. 

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