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Executive Assistant to Chief Financial Officer

Callaghan Innovation
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Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

(Flexibility - 30+ hours per week)

About the role

We're looking for an experienced Executive Assistant to come onboard and support our Chief Financial Officer and the wider Finance, Funding and Contract management team. This is a great opportunity for a self-motivated individual who thrives working in a fast paced and diverse environment.

You will be responsible for diary management, travel coordination, review/redirection of incoming correspondence for the CFO as well as minute taking, invoice processing and preparation of material (including presentations, reports and correspondence) as requested.

Based in either Lower Hutt or Wellington, this role offers flexibility in hours to provide a good work-life balance. Ideally the successful candidate will be able to work a minimum of 30 hours per week. This role will suit someone who is ready to get stuck in, is confident at juggling multiple priorities and enjoys working alongside a wide range of people.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have the following:

  • Previous experience providing executive assistant support at a Senior Manager level
  • Previous project coordination experience
  • Knowledge of financial management systems
  • Ability to self-manage, use initiative and juggle multiple priorities
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Strong relationship building skills

About us

Callaghan Innovation is New Zealand's innovation agency. We activate innovation and help businesses grow faster for a better New Zealand. To do this we partner with ambitious businesses of all sizes, delivering a range of innovation and research and development (R&D) services to suit each stage of their growth. Our staff - including more than 200 of New Zealand's leading scientists and engineers - empower innovators by connecting people, opportunities and networks, and providing tailored technical solutions, skills and capability development programmes, and grants co-funding.

If you are looking for the opportunity to make a difference in an incredibly stimulating and diverse role, please APPLY NOW.

Callaghan Innovation is committed to our Home Safe Everyday policy.

You must have the right to live and work in NZ to apply for this job.

Applications close Friday, 1 November 2019.

Please contact if you have any questions.

To apply for this job, please go to our job site and enter the job code 11682GOV.

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